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DENT5037: Preventive Dentistry 2

2024 unit information

The aim of this course is to provide students with a more advanced understanding of the factors that place an individual at risk of developing dental disease. This course follows on from Preventive Dentistry 1 and aims to further the students understanding of all the factors discussed in the earlier course. In particular the students will review recent literature and discuss current recent on the topics.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Discipline of Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry

Code DENT5037
Academic unit Discipline of Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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DENT5033 or DENT6276
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. provide prevention plans for children from 0 – 18 years
  • LO2. understand how to prevent and control dental caries chemically by fluorides and antimicrobial agents
  • LO3. possess knowledge and background in research and clinical studies in the usage of sealants and preventive restorations and minimal intervention dentistry
  • LO4. determine, assess, evaluate and counsel on relevant aspects of diet in the paediatric setting, both of a preventive and therapeutic nature
  • LO5. make a verbal presentation regarding caries risk.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Westmead, Sydney

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