Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 215 hours of lectures, seminars, tutorials, student-directed learning, clinical and practical (laboratory) work |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Successful completion of all 2nd Year BDSc subjects.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Matt Hopcraft
Melbourne Dental School
4th Floor, 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 3 9341 1500
This subject comprises three modules:
Restorative Dentistry: The formulation of an integrated treatment plan for simple cases needing a combination of periodontal, conservative and/or removable prosthetic dental treatment; completion of complex forms of conservative dental treatment; principles of restoration of badly damaged teeth; taking and making diagnoses from 'routine' dental radiographs; selection and use of dental materials; principles of complete denture construction including simulation of clinical procedures, technical skills required in construction of complete dentures, the formulation of appropriate treatment plans integrating removable prostheses; the principles and prescription of a partial denture design; the construction of simple metal and acrylic partial dentures; principles of occlusion and communication with members of the dental team.
Students must be familiar with the dental materials used in this unit. A reading list can be accessed on LMS.
Oral Health Practice: Continued emphasis on the primary prevention of dental caries and the prevention and treatment of periodontal diseases; measurement and understanding of the patterns of oral diseases in the community using epidemiological and statistical tools.
Growth and Development: The principles relating to the normal growth process, particularly dental and skeletal development and maturation; social and behavioural development of children and adolescents; growth prediction and its clinical application; recognition of normal and aberrant growth and occlusal patterns; the diagnosis of malocclusion and the extrapolation to future treatment needs; biomechanical and clinical aspects of orthodontics.
On completion of this subject, students should:
Have developed skills in:
Students will be permitted to proceed to clinical work only after having satisfactorily completed the preclinical units. A pass in each of Sections 2, 3 and 4 is required for an overall pass in this subject.
* Klineberg I, Occlusion: Principles and Assessment , Wright, 1991
* Shillingburg HT, Hobo S and Whitsett LD Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics 2 nd
ed, Quintessence, 1981
* Takei H, Newman MG and Carranza FA Jr Carranza's Clinical Periodontology 10 th ed,
Lindhe J, Kagging T and Lang N Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry 5th ed,
Wilson TG and Kornman KS Fundamentals of Periodontics Quintessence, 2002
* Fejerskov O and Kidd E Dental Caries The Disease and its Clinical Management 2 nd ed,
* Goaz PW and White SC Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation 3 rd ed, Mosby, 1994
* Ranly DM A Synopsis of Craniofacial Growth 2 nd ed, Appleton and Lange, 1988
* Thylstrup A and Fejerskov O Textbook of Clinical Cariology 2 nd ed, Munksgaard, 1994
Anusavice KJ Phillips’ Science of Dental Materials 11 th ed, Saunders, 2003
Brocklebank L Dental Radiology – Understanding the X-Ray Image Oxford University Press, 1997
Craig RG, Restorative Dental Materials 10 th ed, Mosby, 1997
Davenport JC, Basker RM, Heath JR and Ralph JP A Colour Atlas of Removable Partial
Dentures Wolfe Medical, 1988
Enlow DH and Hans MG Essentials of Facial Growth Saunders, 1996
Freer TJ Orthodontic Diagnostic Principles University of Queensland, 1997
Geboy MJ, Muzzio TC and Stark AM Communication and Behavior Management in
Dentistry Williams and Wilkins, 1985
Grant AA and Johnson W Removable Denture Prosthodontics 2 nd ed, Churchill Livingstone, 1992
Grant DA, Stern IB and Listgarten MA (eds) Periodontics in the Tradition of Gottlieb and
Orban 6 th ed, Mosby, 1988
Gray RJM, Davies SJ and Quayle AA Temporomandibular Disorders: A Clinical Approach
British Dental Association, 1995
Kantorowicz GF (ed) Inlays, Crowns and Bridges: A Clinical Handbook 5 th ed, Wright, 1993
Kidd EAM and Smith BGN Pickard's Manual of Operative Dentistry 7 th ed, Oxford
University Press, 1996
Langland OE and Langlais RP Principles of Dental Imaging Williams & Wilkins, 1997
Malamed SF Handbook of Local Anaesthesia 3 rd ed, Mosby, 1990
Mitchell DA and Mitchell L Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry Oxford University Press, 1991
Murray JJ (ed) Prevention of Oral Disease 3 rd ed, Oxford University Press, 1996
Nizel AE Nutrition in Preventive Dentistry: Science and Practice 3 rd ed, Saunders, 1989
Pine CM (ed) Community Oral Health Wright, 1997
Profitt WR and Fields HW Contemporary Orthodontics 3 rd ed, Mosby, 1999
Saunders, Elsevier (ed) Dentistry, Dental Practice and the Community (BA Burt and SA
Eklund), 6 th ed., 2005
Shillingburg HT, Jacobi R and Brackett SE Fundamentals of Tooth Preparations for Cast
Metal and Porcelain Restorations 2 nd ed, Quintessence, 1991
Thomson H Occlusion 2 nd ed, Wright, 1990
Walqvist ML (ed) Food and Nutrition in Australia 3 rd ed, Nelson, 1988
Walton RE and Torabinejad M Principles and Practice of Endodontics 2 nd ed, Saunders, 1995
Watt DM and McGregor AR Designing Complete Dentures 2 nd ed, Wright, 1986
Watt DM and McGregor AR Designing Partial Dentures Wright, 1984
World Health Organization Oral Health Surveys: Basic Methods 3 rd ed, WHO, 1987
Wright Community Oral Health, 1997
* Indicates Essential Reading
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed skills in:
Bachelor of Dental Science |
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