Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 57 (indicative) |
Total Time Commitment:
57 contact hours (indicative), 32 non-contact (indicative)
Successful completion of all 1st Semester (Teaching Blocks 1 and 2) 2nd Year DDS subjects.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Melbourne Dental School
4th floor, 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 3 9341 1500
This subject will be conducted as a preclinical subject and builds on knowledge gained in 1st year DDS and first semester 2nd year DDS.
This subject has the following components: Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery and Special Needs Dentistry. Student learning will include: the part of surgery that deals with the diagnosis and surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects of human jaws and associated structures; the oral health care of patients with chronic and medically related disorders of the oral and maxillofacial region and their diagnosis and nonsurgical management; the oral health care of people with an intellectual disability, medical, physical or psychiatric condition that requires special methods or techniques to prevent or treat oral health problems or where such conditions necessitate special dental treatment plans.
On completion of this subject, the student will:
Comprehend: the extractions, the surgical removal of teeth, surgical management of third molars, management of medically compromised patients, the surgical management of unerupted teeth, haemmorrhage in a dental setting, as well as medical emergencies.
Understand: the basis of Special Needs Dentistry, gerodontics and related medical issues with aging, cardiovascular disease, developmental disabilities, neurodegenerative disorders, management of endocrine diseases, transplant medicine and dentistry as well as palliative dental care.
The reading resources will be provided within the course and form the basis of the LMS web-lecture material.
Additional texts include:
Cawson RA, Odell EW, Porter, SR 2002 Cawson’s Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, Elsevier Health Sciences
Haveles, EB 2000 Delmar’s Dental Drug Reference, Delmar Thomson Learning
Marx RE, Stern D Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology – A Rationale for Diagnosis and Treatment Quintessence Publishing Co.
Silverman S (Jr), Eversole, R, Truelove, EL 2002 Essentials of Oral Medicine, BC Decker Inc, Hamilton, London
Whaites, E 2002 Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology, Elsevier Health
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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