This unit of study provides the students with an opportunity to amalgamate the clinical and theoretical knowledge accumulated over the period of post-graduate study and review their roles and responsibilities as a registered Specialist in Special Needs Dentistry. The unit explores the integrated specialist scope of practice, models of patient care and the role of advocacy that a Specialist in Special Needs Dentistry plays in the profession and the community
self directed learning; rostered clinical practice.
1 x ca (30%); 1 x continous didactic participation (10%); 1 x written assignment (60%)
Special Care In Dentistry. Handbook Of Oral Health. 1st Edition. C Skully, PD Dies, N Kumar. Churhill Livingston. 2006; Special Care Dentistry For The Differently Abled. 1st Edition. R Amit, MC Mohan, N Ruchi. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. 2013; Skully's Medical Problems in Dentistry, Scully C, 7th Edition, 2014; Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient, Little JW, , CS Miller, 8th Edition, 2012
Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation
DENT5236 and DENT5237 and DENT5238Prohibitions
physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.