Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants)

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Oral Implants

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants)

(a) In order to carry out the placement of oral implants in general practice, students complete 48 credit points in the sequence indicated below
(b) Enrolment is part-time
(c) All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.
Year 1
DENT5020 Implant Patient Selection

This unit of study is not available in 2021

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x7day block (8am - 5pm) Corequisites: DENT5021 and DENT5022 Prohibitions: physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff. Assumed knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation Assessment: Clinical mentor feedback (90%); log book details (10%) Practical field work: 6 x 6 hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice, self directed learning. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit aims to provide students at the postgraduate level details of clinical decision-making and evidence-based information on patient selection for oral implant care. This includes selection of patients for straight forward and advanced oral implant treatment. The student will also recognise complex cases and the need for multi-disciplinary treatment. The concept of work-up for these cases will be emphasised as well as various treatment modalities in oral implantology. Students will learn to collect the necessary history and records in preparation for treatment.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5021 Implant Treatment Planning 1

This unit of study is not available in 2021

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x 5 day block (8am - 5pm) Corequisites: DENT5020 and DENT5022 Prohibitions: physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff. Assumed knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation Assessment: Clinical case presentations (summative) (90%); log book details (10%) Practical field work: 6 x 6 hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + self-directed study Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit aims to provide students at the postgraduate level details of clinical decision-making and evidence-based information on implant treatment planning. This includes the selection of implant designs and the appropriate position of the implants to aid in the provision of the final restoration. Students will diagnostically plan the restoration and through the use of radiographic and surgical guides provide the ideal position of the implant. They will also make decisions in the various placement and loading protocols. Computer based software would be used to aid in treatment planning.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5022 Implant Treatment Planning 2

This unit of study is not available in 2021

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Corequisites: DENT5020 and DENT5021 Prohibitions: physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff. Assumed knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation Assessment: 1x 3000 word assignment (80%); assignment presentation and preparation (20%) Practical field work: Self directed study; assignment preperation. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit aims to provide students at the postgraduate level details of evidence-based information on implant treatment planning and clinical decision-making. The student will learn to search and critically appraise the literature on a topic related to implant treatment planning.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5023 Implant Clinical Procedures 1

This unit of study is not available in 2021

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x 5day block (8am - 5pm) Prerequisites: (DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357 Corequisites: DENT5024 Prohibitions: physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff. Assumed knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation Assessment: Clinical presentations (summative) (80%), Mentor feedback reports (20%) Practical field work: 6 x 6hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + 6 x 6 hr patient preparation and treatment; self directed study. Students will be familiar with relational anatomy as well as surgical management of soft and hard tissues. They will learn to analyse implant sites and appreciate the need for site development procedures. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on clinical procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5024 Implant Clinical Procedures 2

This unit of study is not available in 2021

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1 x 5 day block (8am - 5pm) Prerequisites: (DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357 Corequisites: DENT5023 Prohibitions: physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff. Assumed knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation Assessment: Barrier assessment/ viva voce (90%), log book details (10%) Practical field work: Self - directed study, exam preparation. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit aims to provide students at the postgraduate level details of clinical decision-making and evidence-based information on implant clinical procedures. The student will be able to surgically place implants in various clinical presentations, perform the appropriate impression procedures and select the appropriate abutments and suprastructure materials. Minor bone augmentation procedures will be integrated into the surgical skill training to enhance implant outcome.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
Year 2
DENT5025 Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358 Corequisites: DENT5026 and DENT5027 Assessment: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Practical field work: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
This unit aims to provide students at the postgraduate level details of evidence-based information on implant surgery - prosthodontics and clinical decision-making. The student will learn to search and critically appraise the literature on a topic related to implant surgery - prosthodontics. The student will also develop the ability to present implant related topics to an audience.
Textbooks
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
DENT5026 Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358 Corequisites: DENT5025 and DENT5027 Assessment: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Practical field work: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on surgical and prosthodontic procedures for oral implant care. Students will learn the importance of clinical data and analysis of success and failures. They will recognise complications both surgically and restoratively as well as possible aetiology and treatment. There should be an understanding that osseointegration and its stability is multi-factorial and dependent on various biological and microbiological processes.
Textbooks
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
DENT5027 Implant Advanced Procedures

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Clin A/Prof Kent Yuen Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358 Corequisites: DENT5025 and DENT5026 Assessment: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Practical field work: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
This unit aims to provide students at the postgraduate level details of clinical decision-making and evidence-based information on implant advanced procedures. Students will be able to analyse more complex cases including full arch implant supported fixed restorations. The students will also apreciate the ossibility of treatment planning with complex multidisciplinary procedures as well as the use of implants in other maxillofacial applications.
Textbooks
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units