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DENT5046: Dental Anomalies and Genetics 2

2024 unit information

This course follows on from the unit dental anomalies and genetics 1. The aim of this course is to develop a deeper knowledge of medical syndromes, genetic disorders and craniofacial anomalies and their impact on general and craniofacial growth and development. Trainees will learn more about the interdisciplinary management of major craniofacial syndromes and clefts of the head and neck, including the appropriate timing of treatment and use of implant prostheses.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Discipline of Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry

Code DENT5046
Academic unit Discipline of Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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(DENT5039 and DENT5040) or (DENT6278 and DENT6279)
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. demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the prognosis and management of the disorders listed in this unit
  • LO2. demonstrate proficiency in the clinical care of children with these anomalies
  • LO3. demonstrate a proficient knowledge about the development of dental anomalies at different stages of dental development
  • LO4. demonstrate a proficient knowledge about materials and implant prostheses
  • LO5. demonstrate a proficient knowledge about genetic counselling and referral

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 Early 2020
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Westmead, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Westmead, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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