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DENT5418: Periodontology 3B

2024 unit information

This course addresses advanced and complex non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy, the use of all types of mechanical and chemical approaches to control the biofilm or periodontal infection, the management of a customized supportive periodontal therapy, the re-evaluation of previous treatment or treatment plans, the impact of various systemic modifying factors on periodontal tissues and therapy as well as the interdisciplinary treatment with Orthodontics. On focus of this unit is advanced/complex mucogingival/plastic gingival therapy. Regular journal clubs, seminars and workshops are held to critically evaluate the current literature and gain the theoretical background required. Didactic instruction in this course complements clinical activities. This is the final semester of the DClinDent-Periodontics program which will be completed by the Final Exam! Students may be required to attend classes at multiple locations.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry

Code DENT5418
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 6
DENT5401 and DENT5415
DENT5416 and DENT5417
Assumed knowledge:
Comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of General Dentistry, particularly in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation. Clinical skills and theoretical knowledge taught in year 1 and 2 (DENT5401-DENT5406 DENT5407-DENT5412) as well as in semester 1 year 3 (DENT5413-DENT5415)

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

  • LO1. demonstrate all the theoretical knowledge in periodontology required from a board registered periodontal specialist.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Surry Hills, Sydney
Outline unavailable
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
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Westmead, Sydney

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