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Unit of study_

Orthodontics Clinical Training 5 - DENT5166

Year - 2020

This unit is designed to familiarise students with the important orthodontic techniques including standard Edgewise, basic straight wire techniques (e.g. MBT). Each clinical technique is taught first by typodont simulation and then applied to patients. This Unit also gives the students opportunities to use a variety of bracket types, and practice choosing proper archwires from a wide range of preformed wires. Advanced skills training also covers the knowledge and use of advanced digital imaging systems, such as Dolphin, 3dMD, LaserDenta and their applications in assisting case diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment assessment.

5x7hr clinic training/wk.

Viva voce, Wire bending examination

Notes will be distributed in class.

Assumed knowledge
Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation


(DENT5163 and DENT5164) or DENT6227


physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Discipline of Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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