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DENT5173: Orthodontics Clinical Training 10

2024 unit information

This unit is designed to teach students how to coordinate and integrate with other dental or surgical specialties for an interdisciplinary approach for the orthodontic patient. Interdisciplinary management with orthognathic surgery is an essential approach that is studied. The students are required to undertake pre and post-operative orthodontic treatment analysis and discuss orthognathic approaches with the surgeon.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Discipline of Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry

Code DENT5173
Academic unit Discipline of Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry
Credit points 6
(DENT5169 and DENT5170) or DENT6229
DENT5172 and DENT5174
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Proficiently summarise patient’s records, formulate comprehensive treatment plan and present it to tutors and peers and demonstrate and advanced understanding of complicated situations in relation to case completion
  • LO2. Competently demonstrate the use of various contemporary fixed, removable and functional appliances, and to treat with various appliance techniques and treatment philosophies
  • LO3. Demonstrate a good understanding of practice management and the daily routine of a private clinical practice
  • LO4. Demonstrate advance skills needed to recognise the underlying principle, outcome and complications of adult, interdisciplinary and orthognathic surgical treatment
  • LO5. Combine and integrate various orthodontic techniques and wire bending skills and apply them to resolve individual problems
  • LO6. Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge on advanced orthodontic techniques such as Suresmile, Invisalign, Insignia, lingual orthodontics and skeletal anchorage system
  • LO7. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the procedures of terminating the treatment, including establishing a proper protocol for retention

Unit availability

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

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