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SDDM5122: Foundations of Clinical Dentistry A2

2022 unit information

This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description. 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 SDDM5122
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 6
SDDM5121 and SDDM5123 and SDDM5124
SDMD5111 or SDMD5112 or SDMD5113 or SDMD5117
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Describe and demonstrate foundation disciplinary knowledge in Tooth Conservation and technical skills in cavity design and restoration using direct restorative materials in Class I,II, III and V applications.
  • LO2. Describe and Demonstrate foundation disciplinary knowledge in Endodontics and technical skills in simple endodontic procedures – single canal.
  • LO3. students will participate in discussions around ethics, law and professionalism that will build skills in critical thinking and the application of knowledge on ethical and legal principles to the context of dentistry and oral health
  • LO4. students will explore and begin to conceptualise the social determinants of health and their relationship to dental disease. Students will demonstrate understanding of how dental disease may be addressed at a population-level through interventions such as community water fluoridation
  • LO5. Describe and apply the basics involved in conducting a full clinical examination and documenting this (including odontogram) following procedures and protocols

Unit availability

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There are no availabilities for this year.
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

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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