Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics)

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Orthodontics

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics)

(a) In order to fulfil the requirements for specialist registration in Orthodontics, students must 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 (Tooth Mechanics)

(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 (Tooth Mechanics)

(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 (Tooth Mechanics)

DENT5160
Orthodontics Clinical Training 1
6    A Knowledge acquired from the following online study module topics: Clinical examination (extra oral intraoral features), Patient interview data, Diagnostic tools, Definition and Aetiology of malocclusion, Cephalometrics. Introduction, Cephalometrics. Practice locating basic landmarks, Cast and arch length analysis, Tooth size problems and Bolton analysis, Diagnostic summary and problem list, treatment planning and sequencing ¿ Part 1, Diagnostic summary and problem list, treatment planning and sequencing ¿ Part 2, Clinical photography, Introduction to cleft lip and palate, Tip-Edge Introduction Course, Functional Appliances Course
C DENT5161 and DENT5162


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Semester 1
DENT5161
Orthodontics Clinical Training 2
6    A Knowledge acquired from the following online module topics: Brackets, bands and bonding materials, Bracket and band placement (theory), Fixed appliance systems, Standard Edgewise Course I- Types of wires / pliers; how, why, when?, Wire properties in orthodontic appliances, Basics in orthodontic anchorage
C DENT5160 and DENT5162


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Semester 1
DENT5162
Introduction to Orthodontic Theory
6    A Knowledge acquired from the following online module topics: Introduction to facial growth development, Biology of tooth movement I, Biology of tooth movement II, Perio ligament: Anatomy and histology
C DENT5160 and DENT5161


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Semester 1
DENT6000
Research Methods in Dentistry
6   

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Semester 1
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) and Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Tooth Mechanics)
Year 1
DENT5160
Orthodontics Clinical Training 1
6    A Knowledge acquired from the following online study module topics: Clinical examination (extra oral intraoral features), Patient interview data, Diagnostic tools, Definition and Aetiology of malocclusion, Cephalometrics. Introduction, Cephalometrics. Practice locating basic landmarks, Cast and arch length analysis, Tooth size problems and Bolton analysis, Diagnostic summary and problem list, treatment planning and sequencing ¿ Part 1, Diagnostic summary and problem list, treatment planning and sequencing ¿ Part 2, Clinical photography, Introduction to cleft lip and palate, Tip-Edge Introduction Course, Functional Appliances Course
C DENT5161 and DENT5162


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Semester 1
DENT5161
Orthodontics Clinical Training 2
6    A Knowledge acquired from the following online module topics: Brackets, bands and bonding materials, Bracket and band placement (theory), Fixed appliance systems, Standard Edgewise Course I- Types of wires / pliers; how, why, when?, Wire properties in orthodontic appliances, Basics in orthodontic anchorage
C DENT5160 and DENT5162


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Semester 1
DENT5162
Introduction to Orthodontic Theory
6    A Knowledge acquired from the following online module topics: Introduction to facial growth development, Biology of tooth movement I, Biology of tooth movement II, Perio ligament: Anatomy and histology
C DENT5160 and DENT5161


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Semester 1
DENT6000
Research Methods in Dentistry
6   

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Semester 1
DENT5163
Orthodontics Clinical Training 3
6    P (DENT5160 and DENT5161) or DENT6226
C DENT5164 and DENT5165


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Semester 2
DENT5164
Orthodontics Clinical Training 4
6    P (DENT5160 and DENT5161) or DENT6226
C DENT5163 and DENT5165


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Semester 2
DENT5165
Basic Orthodontic Theory
6    P DENT5162 or DENT6226
C DENT5163 and DENT5164


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Semester 2
DENT6010
Dental Research Studies 1
6    P DENT6000


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Semester 2
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics)
Year 2
DENT5166
Orthodontics Clinical Training 5
6    P (DENT5163 and DENT5164) or DENT6227
C DENT5167 and DENT5168


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Semester 1
DENT5167
Orthodontics Clinical Training 6
6    P (DENT5163 and DENT5164) or DENT6227
C DENT5166 and DENT5168


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Semester 1
DENT5168
Intermediate Orthodontic Theory
6    P DENT5165 or DENT6227
C DENT5166 and DENT5167


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Semester 1
DENT6011
Dental Research Studies 2
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
DENT5169
Orthodontics Clinical Training 7
6    P (DENT5166 and DENT5167) or DENT6228
C DENT5170 and DENT5171


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Semester 2
DENT5170
Orthodontics Clinical Training 8
6    P (DENT5166 and DENT5167) or DENT6228
C DENT5169 and DENT5171


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Semester 2
DENT5171
Advanced Orthodontic Theory
6    P DENT5168 or DENT6228
C DENT5169 and DENT5170


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Semester 2
DENT6012
Dental Research Studies 3
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
Year 3
DENT5172
Orthodontics Clinical Training 9
6    P (DENT5169 and DENT5170) or DENT6229
C DENT5173 and DENT5174


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Semester 1
DENT5173
Orthodontics Clinical Training 10
6    P (DENT5169 and DENT5170) or DENT6229
C DENT5172 and DENT5174


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Semester 1
DENT5174
Comprehensive Orthodontic Theory 1
6    P DENT5171 or DENT6229
C DENT5172 and DENT5173


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Semester 1
DENT6013
Dental Research Studies 4
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2
DENT5175
Orthodontics Clinical Training 11
6    P (DENT5172 and DENT5173) or DENT6230
C DENT5176 and DENT5177


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Semester 2
DENT5176
Orthodontics Clinical Training 12
6    P (DENT5172 and DENT5173) or DENT6230
C DENT5175 and DENT5177


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Semester 2
DENT5177
Comprehensive Orthodontic Theory 2
6    P DENT5174 or DENT6230
C DENT5175 and DENT5176


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Semester 2
DENT6014
Dental Research Studies 5
6   

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Semester 1
Semester 2