Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 148 hours (108 contact, 40 non-contact) |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Successful completion of Teaching Blocks 1 and 2 subjects.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A.|
|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 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/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Menaka Abuzar
Melbourne Dental School
4th floor, 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 9341 1500
|Subject Overview:||This subject is a continuation of Oral Structure and Function 1. It will be conducted as a preclinical subject and has the following components: radiography and radiology, neuroscience, growth and development of orofacial structures, occlusion and complete dentures. Student learning will include: the importance of neuroscience (the structure and function of the brian, nervous system) in dentistry with the sense of taste and pathways of pain; dental radiology; dental radiographoc techniques and interpretation of radiographs; the relationship of the jaws, teeth and muscles of mastication from the aspect of relating human function to mechanical articulators; the occlusion of the teeth in a patient and how it can be reproduced through the construction of plaster casts and placement on a dental articulator. The specialty of Prosthodontics will commence in Teaching Block 4 and will cover the changes of orofacial structures that occur after tooth loss and how these affect function and the construction of complete dentures.|
On completion of this subject, students will:
be competent in:
Basker RM, Davenport JC (eds) 2002 Prosthetic treatment of the edentulous patient, Oxford: Blackwell Munksgaard
Berkovitz BKB, Holland GR, Moxham BJ (eds) 2009 A Colour Atlas and Text of Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, 4th edn, Mosby, St Louis
Zarb GA, Bolender CL (eds) 2004 Prosthodontic treatment for edentulous patients: complete dentures and implant-supported prostheses, 12th edn, Mosby, St Louis.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Doctor of Dental Surgery |
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