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Foundations of Clinical Dentistry A1 - SDDM5112

Year - 2020

This unit introduces the concepts associated with Professional Practice, Clinical Management and Population Oral Health. It also addresses the morphology, development, eruption and exfoliation of teeth to provide a framework for understanding the structure of primary and permanent teeth. The student will also be introduced to the discipline of Cariology and the prevention and management of the disease of dental caries. Students will be introduced to ethics and law. The treatment and restoration of advanced carious lesions will be introduced in Tooth Conservation and Endodontics, where the early development of technical skills in the simulation clinic will be supported by didactic teaching sessions.

Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practical simulation.

Written Summative assessment x 2, formative and summative practical assessments plus continuous sessional assessment during simulation activities.


SDDM5111 and SDDM5113 and SDDM5114


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive 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: Dr Susie Dracopoulos and Dr Rahena Akhter
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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