DENT5636 Periodontics

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2019UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit studies the processes of examination, diagnosis, planning and treatment of patients in respect to periodontal disease. The interlinkage of periodontics with all other dental disciplines is established especially in the field of treatment planning. The unit comprises two distinct but inseparable parts: periodontology—the study of the periodontal tissues and their diseases; and periodontics—the application of periodontology to the clinical treatment and management of periodontal conditions and the interrelation with other clinical disciplines.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate knowledge of examination, diagnosis, planning and treatment of patients with periodontal disease; (2) demonstrate knowledge of the structure and function of periodontal tissue; (3) demonstrate knowledge of the initiation, progression and outcomes of periodontal disease; and (4) display the periodontic management of patients.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment; (2) practical examination; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Kate Dyson
Unit rules
Approved quota: 10
Contact hours
3 hours per week
Text

Lindhe, J. et al. Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, 4th edn: Blackwell Munksgard 2003

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