DENT4207 Child and Adolescent Oral Health 2
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Not available in 2020 Oral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA) Face to face
- This unit equips students with knowledge relating to clinical practice in the following domains: management of pulp and periapical diseases in temporary and mixed dentition; biomechanics of tooth movement; and orthodontic removable appliances.
- Students are able to (1) describe the principles, technique and materials, and perform pulpotomy, apexification and apexogenesis; diagnose pulpal and periapical pathology in primary teeth; perform pulp treatment of vital and non-vital primary teeth and (2) discuss the biologic response to orthodontic force; explain the mechanics of delivery of orthodontic force; describe the mechanical principles in controlling root position; define and apply the principles of anchorage in appliance design to control and minimise unwanted tooth movement; describe and recognise different types of removable orthodontic appliances; describe and make correct appliance designs of the active Hawley type; select the correct wire size for active and retentive elements of active Hawley type appliances.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) practical exercises Orthodontics (20%) and Paediatric Dentistry (20%); (2) orthodontic written assessment; and (3) paediatric dentistry OSCE. 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 practical exercises: orthodontics (20 per cent) and paediatric dentistry (20 per cent) and orthodontic written assessment 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)
- Associate Professor Mike Razza
- Unit rules
- DENT4101 Anatomy Physiology and Cell Biology; DENT4102 Anatomy and Physiology for Dentistry; DENT4103 Introduction to Clinical Dentistry; DENT4104 Introduction to Research and Preventive Dentistry; DENT4105 Introduction to Cariology; DENT4106 Introduction to Operative Dentistry; DENT4107 Introduction to Pain Control; DENT4108 Introduction to Removable Prosthodontics
- DENT4205 Conservative Dentistry and Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth; DENT4206 Advanced Prosthodontics; DENT4208 Exodontics and General Medicine
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: 64 and includes lectures and practicals
- 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.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus. Copies of textbooks and other readings will be made available for students to access from the Library, online wherever possible as well as in print.