Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery)

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Oral Surgery

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery)

(a) In order to fulfil the requirements for specialist registration in Oral Surgery, students complete 144 credit points in the sequence indicated by Years 1-3 below
(b) Enrolment is full-time
(c) All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Surgical Dentistry)

(a) Students must complete 48 credit points in the sequence indicated by Year 1 below
(b) Enrolment is full-time
(c) All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Surgical Dentistry)

(a) Students must complete 24 credit points in the sequence indicated below
(b) Enrolment is full-time
(c) All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Surgical Dentistry)

DENT5201 Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Firoz Iqbal Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Corequisites: DENT6000 and [(DENT6210 and DENT6211) or (DENT5200 andDENT5202)] 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
Principles of effective diagnostic procedure are reinforced through supervised clinical training. Emphasis is placed on history taking and examination; application and interpretation of special investigations; differential diagnosis; treatment planning; clinical records and quality of care evaluation; and the development of effective communication skills in interdisciplinary clinical practice. Principles and practice of pharmacology.
Topics include; processes of inflammation and repair, hamartomas, oral dermatoses, neoplasia, orofacial infections, salivary gland diseases, neurological disorders and pain syndromes. Oral conditions of systemic significance include manifestations of: haematological and other malignancies and their treatment, immunosuppression (e.g. HIV), autoimmune diseases, psychogenic disorders with orofacial features.
Review of relevant histopathology cases .
Medically complex clinics focus on aspects of internal medicine of concern to the provision of safe and effective dental treatment in patients with severe medical conditions. Topics include: defective haemostasis, blood transfusion requirements, endocarditis prophylaxis, bisphosphonate therapy, drug interactions, infectious diseases, allergy, immunosuppression, chemotherapy, radiation oncology, palliative care, endocrine therapy, geriatrics, physical handicaps, psychiatric illness and chronic pain problems.
Principles and practice of diagnostic dental and maxillofacial radiology are reinforced, with direct practical experience with a focus on extra-oral techniques. Discussions on diagnostic/interpretive imaging, including plain film radiography, sialography, angiography, CT and MRI.
Textbooks
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DENT6210 Generic Clinical Skills and Knowledge

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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
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This course covers a broad spectrum of general medical science and clinical skills that underpins the practice of Oral Surgery. It includes applied anatomy, physiology, pathology, microbiology and diagnostic radiology. The objective is to be able to assess a patient presenting either acutely or in the out-patient clinic; formulate a differential diagnosis and an investigation and management plan; treat the patient appropriately up to and including operative intervention if appropriate; communicate the above information at the required level to patients/carers/other team members.
Textbooks
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DENT6211 Perioperative Care 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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
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This course seeks to provide the foundational elements for basic perioperative care of the surgical patient including; Preoperative assessment and management, the ability to assess the patient adequately prior to operation and manage any preoperative problems appropriately; intraoperative care: Ability to conduct safe surgery in the operating theatre environment; postoperative care: Ability to care for the patient in the postoperative period.
Textbooks
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DENT6000 Research Methods in Dentistry

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Shanika Nanayakkara Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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: Online
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Research Methods in Dentistry is a postgraduate course designed to provide fundamental knowledge and skills in clinical research design and Evidence­Based Dentistry for students intending to undertake research at the Faculty of Dentistry. All course material is provided through eLearning via the University of Sydney's website. A detailed series of modules and resources are included in the study material. Students are required to complete one tutorial exercise/assignment each week and a final assignment at the end of the course.
Topics covered include introduction to Evidence­Based Dentistry, epidemiologic study design, and basic biostatistics. Considerable attention is paid to critical appraisal of journal articles which is an indispensable tool in the pursuit of clinical practice founded on Evidence­Based Dentistry. An introduction into conducting literature search, diagnostic test studies and systematic reviews is also provided.
Textbooks
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Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery) and Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Surgical Dentistry)

Year 1
DENT5201 Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Firoz Iqbal Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Corequisites: DENT6000 and [(DENT6210 and DENT6211) or (DENT5200 andDENT5202)] 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
Principles of effective diagnostic procedure are reinforced through supervised clinical training. Emphasis is placed on history taking and examination; application and interpretation of special investigations; differential diagnosis; treatment planning; clinical records and quality of care evaluation; and the development of effective communication skills in interdisciplinary clinical practice. Principles and practice of pharmacology.
Topics include; processes of inflammation and repair, hamartomas, oral dermatoses, neoplasia, orofacial infections, salivary gland diseases, neurological disorders and pain syndromes. Oral conditions of systemic significance include manifestations of: haematological and other malignancies and their treatment, immunosuppression (e.g. HIV), autoimmune diseases, psychogenic disorders with orofacial features.
Review of relevant histopathology cases .
Medically complex clinics focus on aspects of internal medicine of concern to the provision of safe and effective dental treatment in patients with severe medical conditions. Topics include: defective haemostasis, blood transfusion requirements, endocarditis prophylaxis, bisphosphonate therapy, drug interactions, infectious diseases, allergy, immunosuppression, chemotherapy, radiation oncology, palliative care, endocrine therapy, geriatrics, physical handicaps, psychiatric illness and chronic pain problems.
Principles and practice of diagnostic dental and maxillofacial radiology are reinforced, with direct practical experience with a focus on extra-oral techniques. Discussions on diagnostic/interpretive imaging, including plain film radiography, sialography, angiography, CT and MRI.
Textbooks
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
DENT6210 Generic Clinical Skills and Knowledge

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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 course covers a broad spectrum of general medical science and clinical skills that underpins the practice of Oral Surgery. It includes applied anatomy, physiology, pathology, microbiology and diagnostic radiology. The objective is to be able to assess a patient presenting either acutely or in the out-patient clinic; formulate a differential diagnosis and an investigation and management plan; treat the patient appropriately up to and including operative intervention if appropriate; communicate the above information at the required level to patients/carers/other team members.
Textbooks
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
DENT6211 Perioperative Care 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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 course seeks to provide the foundational elements for basic perioperative care of the surgical patient including; Preoperative assessment and management, the ability to assess the patient adequately prior to operation and manage any preoperative problems appropriately; intraoperative care: Ability to conduct safe surgery in the operating theatre environment; postoperative care: Ability to care for the patient in the postoperative period.
Textbooks
Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
DENT6000 Research Methods in Dentistry

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Shanika Nanayakkara Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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: Online
Note: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units
Research Methods in Dentistry is a postgraduate course designed to provide fundamental knowledge and skills in clinical research design and Evidence­Based Dentistry for students intending to undertake research at the Faculty of Dentistry. All course material is provided through eLearning via the University of Sydney's website. A detailed series of modules and resources are included in the study material. Students are required to complete one tutorial exercise/assignment each week and a final assignment at the end of the course.
Topics covered include introduction to Evidence­Based Dentistry, epidemiologic study design, and basic biostatistics. Considerable attention is paid to critical appraisal of journal articles which is an indispensable tool in the pursuit of clinical practice founded on Evidence­Based Dentistry. An introduction into conducting literature search, diagnostic test studies and systematic reviews is also provided.
Textbooks
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DENT5204 Oral Pathology 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Firoz Iqbal Session: Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: DENT6000 and [(DENT5201 and DENT6210 and DENT6211) or (DENT5200 and DENT5201 and DENT5202)] Corequisites: DENT6010 and [(DENT6212 and DENT6213) or (DENT5203 and DENT5205)] 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
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The course covers a review of relevant aspects of oral biology including bone, mucosa, salivary glands and tooth development.
Oral pathology is introduced by investigating the clinico-pathological features of soft and hard tissue pathoses including inflammatory and repair processes, hamartomas, mucosal and salivary gland diseases, fibro-osseous lesions, benign and malignant non-odontogenic and odontogenic neoplasms, cysts of the jaws and soft tissues of the head and neck.
Weekly departmental review of the current histopathology cases, particularly biopsies of patients undertaken or seen in the Oral Medicine clinics, or Head and Neck oncology clinics.
Textbooks
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DENT6212 Perioperative Care 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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
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This course continues to build on the foundations previously established. It further extends the skills of trainees by exposure to the medically complex patient.
Textbooks
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DENT6213 Dento-alveolar Surgery 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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
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This course covers regional and developmental head and neck anatomy, explores the natural history and patho-physiology of common head and neck conditions, and covers management pathways for conditions presenting both as emergencies and electively to the Oral Surgery service.
The particular clinical skills relate to the examination and investigation of common oral-facial clinical problems - elective and emergency, construction of an appropriate management plan for common Oral Surgery patients. Core areas related to extraction of teeth and retained roots/pathology and management of associated complications including oro-antral fistula; management of odontogenic and all other oral infections; management of impacted teeth and associated complications; peri-radicular surger; dento-alveolar surgery in relation to orthodontic treatment; intra-oral and labila biopsy techniques.
Textbooks
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DENT6010 Dental Research Studies 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Ky-Anh Nguyen Session: Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: DENT6000 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
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The Research unit of study provides students with exposure to scientific methods by carrying out a research project. Students will learn to develop a research question, set out aims and hypotheses of the intended research project and review the important relevant literature. The student will develop a timeline for the research, complete a Research Data Management Plan (RDMP) and to commence ethics or other institutional biosafety approval if required. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the degree. The research treatise can be submitted up to one year after completion of the formal clinical studies of the DClinDent program only (within 4 years of commencement of the DClinDent course, subject to any intervening deferment or suspension period).
Textbooks
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Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery)
Year 2
DENT5207 Oral Pathology 2A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Firoz Iqbal Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: (DENT6010 and DENT5203 and DENT5204 and DENT5205) or DENT6127 Corequisites: DENT6011 and DENT5206 and DENT5208 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
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The course of study covers a broad spectrum of general histopathology with introduction to the specialised disciplines of cytopathology and immunopathology and their clinical applications.
The oral pathology component is expanded continuing to examine in more detail the clinicopathological features of soft and hard tissue pathoses including inflammatory and repair processes, hamartomas, mucosal and salivary gland diseases, fibro-osseous conditions, benign and malignant non-odontogenic and odontogenic neoplasms, and cysts of the jaws and soft tissues of the head and neck. Weekly departmental review of the current histopathology cases, particularly biopsies of patients undertaken or seen in the Oral Medicine clinics, or Head and Neck oncology clinics.
Textbooks
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DENT6214 Dento-alveolar Surgery 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: DENT5204 and DENT6212 and DENT6213 and DENT6010 Corequisites: DENT5207 and DENT6218 and DENT6011 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: Department permission required for enrolment
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The particular clinical skills relate to the examination and investigation of common oral-facial clinical problems - elective and emergency,construction of an appropriate management plan for common Oral Surgery patients. Undertake specialist examination techniques applicable to Oral surgery conditions, including endoscopic techniques, and apply as well as evaluate the results of head and neck imaging techniques. Core areas relate to: treatment of intra-oral benign and cystic lesionsof hard and soft tissues; management of benign salivary gland disease by intra-oral techniques and familiarity with the diagnosis and treatment of other salivary gland diseases; insertion of osseointegrated dental implants including bone augmentation and soft tissue management; management of adults and children as in-patients, including medicallyat-risk patients.
Textbooks
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DENT6011 Dental Research Studies 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Ky-Anh Nguyen Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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
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This unit provides continuation of a research project, including the refinement of research methodology and data acquisition. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the research subject area of the Extended Masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University.
Textbooks
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DENT5210 Oral Pathology 2B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Firoz Iqbal Session: Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: (DENT6011 and DENT5206 and DENT5207 and DENT5208) or DENT6128 Corequisites: DENT6012 and DENT5209 and DENT5211 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
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The oral pathology component continues to build on the foundations previously established. The course further extends exposure to the specialised disciplines of cytopathology and immunopathology and their clinical applications. Weekly departmental review of the current histopathology cases, particularly biopsies of patients undertaken or seen in the Oral Medicine clinics, or Head and Neck oncology clinics.
Forensic Odontology is introduced with a block course covering the history of forensic identification, the role of police in forensic investigation, interaction of government agencies, bitemark evidence and interpretation, age determination, interesting forensic cases, dental charting systems, forensic dental radiology, coronial system, forensic dentistry and law, introduction to course, denture marking and computerisation.
Textbooks
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DENT6215 Dento-alveolar Surgery 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: DENT5204 and DENT6214 and DENT6218 and DENT6011 Corequisites: DENT5210 and DENT6219 and DENT6012 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
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Principles of effective diagnostic and surgical procedures are reinforced through supervised clinical training. Emphasis is placed upon history taking and examination, application and interpretation of tests and investigations; treatment planning; development of effective communication skills. Core areas include: clinical diagnosis of oral cancer and potentially malignant diseases, familiarity with their management and appropriate referral; the diagnosis of dentofacial deformity and familiarity with its management and treatment; diagnosis of oral mucosal diseases and familiarity with their management and Principles of effective diagnostic and surgical procedures are reinforced through supervised clinical training. Emphasis is placed upon history taking and examination, application and interpretation of tests and investigations; treatment planning; development of effective communication skills. Core areas include: clinical diagnosis of oral cancer and potentially malignant diseases, familiarity with their management and appropriate referral; the diagnosis of dentofacial deformity and familiarity with its management and treatment; diagnosis of oral mucosal diseases and familiarity with their management and appropriate referral.
Textbooks
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DENT6218 Dento-alveolar Trauma A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: (DENT5204 and DENT6212 and DENT6213 and DENT6010) Corequisites: (DENT5207 and DENT6214 and DENT6011) 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
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This course covers trauma diagnosis and management in the oral and related environment, to enable assessment of an injured patient presenting either acutely or in the out-patient clinic, formulation of a differential diagnosis and an investigation and management plan; to treat the patient appropriately up to and including operative intervention if appropriately, to communicate the above information at the required level to patients/carers/other team members.
Textbooks
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DENT6219 Dento-alveolar Trauma B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: DENT5024 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
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This course follows on from Dentoalveolar Trauma 1, and aims to expand the trainees understanding of dental trauma and its sequelae. It covers the diagnosis and management of facial fractures and soft tissue trauma. It also covers the presentation and reporting of non-accidental injuries, including child protection legislation and reporting mechanisms.
Textbooks
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DENT6012 Dental Research Studies 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Ky-Anh Nguyen Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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
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This unit provides continuation of a research project, including the refinement of research methodology and data acquisition. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the research subject area of the Extended Masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University.
Textbooks
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Year 3
DENT6385 Foundation: Orofacial Pain

This unit of study is not available in 2021

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Dale Howes Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x10day block, 1x5day block, clinical and laboratory sessions, small group seminars, journal club discussions, self directed learning Assessment: Theory Paper (40%); Case Presentation (15%); Viva Voce (15%); Simulation Tasks ¿ Fixed Prosthodontics (15%); Continuous Sessional Assessment (10%); Logbook (5% Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study provides an overview for postgraduate students of clinical, procedural and evidence-based information on orofacial pain and the communication skills required to develop effective relationships with dental patients.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6216 Dento-alveolar Surgery 3A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: (DENT5210 and DENT6215 and DENT6219 and DENT6012) Corequisites: (PAIN5023 and DENT5300 and DENT6013) 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
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This course covers a review of relevant clinical and surgical training and continues to explore appropriate areas of oral surgery including: the management of oro-facial pain including TMJ disorders. An opportunity for rural and/or international placements will be undertaken in regional centres and in North America and Asia.
Textbooks
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DENT5300 Basic Life Support and Resuscitation A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Ken Harrison (course coordinator) Session: Semester 1 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Corequisites: DENT5301 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
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This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with advanced level life support and resuscitation procedures and methods.
Textbooks
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DENT6013 Dental Research Studies 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Ky-Anh Nguyen Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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
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This unit provides continuation of a research project, including data acquisition and analysis. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the research subject area of the Extended Masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University.
Textbooks
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DENT6389 Orofacial Pain 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Dale Howes, Prof. Greg Murray, Dr David Goh Session: Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: DENT6385 or PAIN5023 Corequisites: DENT6372 and DENT6386 and DENT6010 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
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This unit of study provides continued training for postgraduate students in clinical, procedural and evidence-based information on orofacial pain, temporomandibular and sleep Disorders as well as occlusion and the communication skills required to develop effective relationships with dental patients, particularly those in pain. This unit will focus and be assessed on the psychomotor, cognitive and affective domains.
Students may be required to attend classes at multiple locations.
Textbooks
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DENT6217 Dento-alveolar Surgery 3B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox Session: Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Prerequisites: (PAIN5023 and DENT6216 and DENT5300 and DENT6013) Corequisites: (DENT6389 and DENT6301 and DENT6014) 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
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This course covers a review of relevant clinical and surgical training and continues to offer opportunity for consolidation of surgical skills and to explore appropriate areas of oral surgery as well as appropriate pain and anxiety control including the administration of standard conscious sedation techniques.
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DENT5301 Theory and Practice of Dental Sedation A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Ken Harrison Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units Corequisites: DENT5300 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: Department permission required for enrolmentin the following sessions:Semester 2
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This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with an advanced level of experience in practical dental sedation methods and procedures, also with an overview of theoretical dental sedation methods and procedures.
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DENT6014 Dental Research Studies 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Ky-Anh Nguyen Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Refer to the unit of study outline https://www.sydney.edu.au/units 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
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This unit provides continuation of a research project, including data analysis, treatise write­up and submission. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the research subject area of the Extended Masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University.
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