DENT5303 Complex Oral Rehabilitation 1

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
The modules in this unit equip students with the theoretical knowledge and clinical competencies for comprehensive management of complex patients.
Students are able to (1) formulate an initial diagnosis and initial case assessment; evaluate treatment options and discuss these clearly with the patient; formulate a definitive treatment program; implement all stages of the treatment program; evaluate the outcome of treatment on completion of the treatment program against the initial stated objective and at developing; implement a future clinical pathway for the long-term monitoring and maintenance of the case and (2) explain aesthetic principles, such as unity and variety, balance, emphasis and focal point, rhythm, scale and proportion; describe the basic colour theories; select the shade for the restorations; and explain correct extrinsic and intrinsic staining of teeth.
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) complex oral restoration written test; (2) clinical complex oral restoration written examination; and (3) clinical assessment. Further information is available in the unit outline.

To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the complex oral restoration written test and clinical complex oral restoration written examination components.

Supplementary assessment is available for students currently enrolled in the unit who obtain a mark of 45 to 49 overall and a mark of at least 45 in any Failed Component(s).
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Poh Hun Loh
Unit rules
DENT4205 Conservative Dentistry and Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth
DENT4206 Advanced Prosthodontics
DENT4207 Child and Adolescent Oral Health 2
DENT4208 Exodontics and General Medicine
DENT5301 Microbiology, Oral Pathology and Temporomandibular Disorders; DENT5302 Research, Dental Public Health and Oral Implantology; DENT5304 Child and Adolescent Comprehensive Oral Care 1 and Orthodontics
Approved quota: 56—domestic (50) and international (6); for school leavers—rural (3), Metropolitan Pathway (3), Indigenous (3), high academic achievement (5), international (3); for graduates—rural (2), Metropolitan Pathway (2), Indigenous (2), international (3), graduates (30)
Contact hours
unit hours: 67 and includes lectures, practicals and clinics
Unit Outline
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.