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SDDM5326: Integrated Clinical Dentistry B2

2024 unit information

This unit of study will build on the foundations of 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 Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry

Code SDDM5326
Academic unit Discipline of Orthodontic and Paediatric Dentistry
Credit points 7
SDDM5211 and SDDM5212 and SDDM5213 and SDDM5214 and SDDM5221 and SDDM5222 and SDDM5223 and SDDM5224
SDDM5324 and SDDM5325 and SDDM5327
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. Understand the basic pathology of the common groups of medical conditions that can affect children, and be able to describe the dental management of the special child, including social, emotional and physical factors, and be able to treat paediatric dental patients competently, empathetically and within a reasonable time. This will include the use of local anaesthesia, rubber dam placement, PRR, GIC, amalgam and SSC restorations in primary molars, primary pulp therapy, and extractions of primary teeth.
  • LO2. Understand the basic concepts of preventive and interceptive orthodontic treatment, and be able to define the basic concepts in treating patients with transverse maxillary deficiency. Understand the place of adjunctive orthodontic, restorative and prosthetic treatment in the definite phase of therapy.
  • LO3. Understand the role of the dental professional in providing dietary advice, and recognise the types of patients that may benefit from dietary intervention in the dental setting, and others that may require a referral
  • LO4. Obtain a thorough medical history from aged patients which includes medication and psychosocial history, and describes factors that influence the older persons dental needs and ability to obtain care, and coordinate dental care with medicine and other allied health care disciplines such as pharmacy, social work and nursing.
  • LO5. Assess, interpret and manage the complex needs of partially and fully edentulous patients through sound clinical reasoning and evidence-based clinical care, within the scope of practice as defined by the Australian dental board
  • LO6. Assess a tooth and its restorative needs and be able to carry out restorative procedures upon any tooth following appropriate treatment planning, with the aim of providing a stable and sound foundation. To be able to prepare a tooth for either a metal ceramic, all ceramic or all metal crown.
  • LO7. Understand the complete clinical course of diagnosis, screening, and the treatment of patients with STAGE I, II, III & IV periodontitis. Students will be able to accomplish a complete, structured, and customised periodontal treatment for patients with mild to moderate periodontal tissue destruction and achieve stability of periodontal tissues.

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
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Westmead, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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