ORALHLTH 5000 - Clinical Practice (Adult Therapy) IV OH

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2015

The topics in this course cover both the theory and practice of restorative dentistry. They explore new and existing techniques, case selection and treatment planning. Dental materials important to this discipline are also covered. Topics covered include aesthetic dentistry, adhesive materials, bonding systems, mechanisms of adhesion of materials to teeth, simple direct restorations, and reasons for success and failure of adhesive and metallic restorations. A variety of current operative/restorative techniques will be explored. This course reviews the structure of dental hard tissues of tooth, current concepts in cariology including microbiology and the nature of saliva and its role. Both traditional and minimum intervention approaches to the management of patients at high risk of caries are explored. The topic also looks at practical assessment of caries risk including saliva testing, materials and products suitable for professional and home care, prevention, and short- and long-term care. This topic explores a multidisciplinary approach to the management of dental conditions. In addition to emergency management in the field, this topic includes the theory and practice of examination/assessment of the dental, oral and facial injuries, early dental management and referral for endodontic treatment. The role of orthodontics, prosthodontics and other specialist disciplines in the short- and long-term management of dental conditions and/or trauma will also be covered. Students are supported by online reading material and resources and will need to complete key readings before attending intensive hands-on simulation clinic sessions and workshops.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code ORALHLTH 5000
    Course Clinical Practice (Adult Therapy) IV OH
    Coordinating Unit School of Dentistry Office
    Term Semester 1
    Level Postgraduate Coursework
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 6
    Contact 24 hours per week, blended learning, external clinical practice, intensives
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange N
    Corequisites ORALHLTH 5001
    Restrictions Students enrolled in Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science
    Course Description The topics in this course cover both the theory and practice of restorative dentistry. They explore new and existing techniques, case selection and treatment planning. Dental materials important to this discipline are also covered. Topics covered include aesthetic dentistry, adhesive materials, bonding systems, mechanisms of adhesion of materials to teeth, simple direct restorations, and reasons for success and failure of adhesive and metallic restorations. A variety of current operative/restorative techniques will be explored.
    This course reviews the structure of dental hard tissues of tooth, current concepts in cariology including microbiology and the nature of saliva and its role. Both traditional and minimum intervention approaches to the management of patients at high risk of caries are explored. The topic also looks at practical assessment of caries risk including saliva testing, materials and products suitable for professional and home care, prevention, and short- and long-term care.
    This topic explores a multidisciplinary approach to the management of dental conditions. In addition to emergency management in the field, this topic includes the theory and practice of examination/assessment of the dental, oral and facial injuries, early dental management and referral for endodontic treatment. The role of orthodontics, prosthodontics and other specialist disciplines in the short- and long-term management of dental conditions and/or trauma will also be covered. Students are supported by online reading material and resources and will need to complete key readings before attending intensive hands-on simulation clinic sessions and workshops.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Dr Jennifer Miller

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    Grade Description
    CN Continuing
    FNS Fail No Submission
    NFE No Formal Examination
    F Fail
    NGP Non Graded Pass
    P Pass
    C Credit
    D Distinction
    HD High Distinction
    RP Result Pending

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