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SDDM5222: Foundations of Clinical Dentistry A4

2024 unit information

This unit of study continues from semester one and introduces students to integrated clinical practice. 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 SDDM5222
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 7
SDDM5111 and SDDM5112 and SDDM5113 and SDDM5114 and SDDM5121 and SDDM5122 and SDDM5123 and SDDM5124
SDDM5221 and SDDM5223 and SDDM5224
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. apply and translate the disciplinary knowledge and practical skills of preclinical tooth conservation in patient care
  • LO2. demonstrate disciplinary knowledge in endodontics and technical skills in more complex endodontic procedures (3 canals)
  • LO3. develop and demonstrate communication skills to encourage healthy behaviours in patients
  • LO4. discuss oral health promotion
  • LO5. discuss the importance of diet and nutrition in oral health, including how to apply this in a dietary consult
  • LO6. demonstrate competence in assessment, examination, diagnosis and treatment planning of patients
  • LO7. develop disciplinary knowledge and clinical skills for the provision of patient-centered care as part of the dental team, with the understanding of the need to be flexible and adaptable, and work collaboratively with other oral health practitioners.
  • LO8. developing competence in assessment, examination and diagnosis of dental carious lesions and gain experience in implementing caries management system CMS).
  • LO9. developing competence in diagnosing early carious lesions using ICDAS criteria and using DIAGNOdent tool.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Westmead, 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

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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