This unit of study provides the students with an opportunity to expand their understanding of Preventive Dentistry beyond prevention in common dental settings, towards effective preventive strategies in more challenging clinical settings, only infrequently encountered in general dental practice, but of frequent occurrence in Special Needs Dentistry. In particular, students are to develop an improved understand of the epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis, and preventive management strategies for dental disease, including caries, periodontal disease and oral cancer, appropriate to specialist clinical practice in Special Needs Dentistry.
|DENT5200 and GSDD5001 and DENT5241|
|physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.|
|Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation|
At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:
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