Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 124 (indicative) |
Total Time Commitment:
124 contact hours (indicative), 56 non-contact (indicative)
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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
CoordinatorDr Rita Hardiman
Melbourne Dental School
4th floor 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 3 9341 1500
This subject (which will be continued as "Oral Structure and Function 2" in blocks 3 and 4) facilitates learning of head and neck anatomy, the embryology and histology of the head, neck and oral structures, tooth development and morphology, oral anatomy, masticatory function including associated muscles, the nervous system, the relationship between structure and function in dentition and the origins of calcified tissue. Student learning will also include aspects of neuroscience (the structure and function of the brain, nervous system) relevant to dentistry. The subject also integrates the development of the orofacial tissues from the embryonic stages through to completion of growth.
On completion of this subject, the students should:
be able to explain:
be able to demonstrate:
be able to analyse:
Formative assessments will be conducted to provide feedback to students.
Avery JK, Chiego DJ 2006 Essentials of Oral Histology and Embryology, 3rd ed Mosby Elsevier
Nanci A 2013 Ten Cate's Oral Histology, 8th ed Elsevier
Berkovitz BKB, Holland GR and Moxham BJ 2009 Oral Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, 4th ed Mosby Elsevier
Hiatt JL, Gartner P 2010 Textbook of Head and Neck Anatomy, 4th ed Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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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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