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Periodontology 2B - DENT5412

Year - 2020

This course examines the basic biology of wound healing in relation to bone defect repair and bone regeneration. The diagnosis and classification of periodontal bone defects are covered and strategies for management of these defects are examined. The indications, contra-indications and outcomes of guided tissue regeneration, grafting materials and regeneration - enhancing materials are discussed and evaluated. The course also covers orthodontic-periodontal inter-relationships for diagnosis, treatment planning and therapy. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.

18 x 1.5 hr seminars

Written examination, Essay

Lindhe, Karring and Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.

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


(DENT5407 and DENT5408 and DENT5409) or DENT6328


DENT5410 and DENT5411


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


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 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: A/Prof. Axel Spahr
HECS Band: 3
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