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Foundations of Clinical Dentistry B2 - SDDM5123

This unit of study continues on from semester one and also introduces the disciplines of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry. It aims to provide a thorough understanding of the science of craniofacial biology and its relevance to the development of normal and abnormal craniofacial growth and development, and to the prevention, interception and correction of dentofacial abnormalities by orthodontic means. It also aims to introduce a theoretical basis for the ethical clinical practice of dentistry for children and adolescents through engagement with and critical analysis of the current body of literature. This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description.

Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials, simulation and clinical practicals and laboratory practicals.

1x summative written assessment in Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Paediatric Dentistry and Radiology; 1 x summative practical assessments in Radiology and Periodontics and continuous sessional assessment during practical sessions.


SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5124


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Discipline of Paediatrics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 4.0
EFTSL: 0.083
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Tihana Divnic-Resnic and Dr Eduardo Delamare
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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