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DENT4213 Fundamentals of Clinical Dentistry 2 Part 2

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationModeFirst year of offer
Not available in 2021UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit builds on the knowledge gained in the DENT3007 Fundamentals of Clinical Dentistry 1 unit, and it will be taught in conjunction with the DENT4212 and DENT4214 Fundamentals of Clinical Dentistry 2 Parts 1 and 3 units. This Unit introduces students to the clinical discipline of Radiology, Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. Students will apply their knowledge of head, neck and oral anatomy as they learn the concepts and practical clinical aspects of Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology. A range of topics including human craniofacial growth and development, malocclusion, behavioural management techniques in children and adolescent patients, and comprehensive treatment planning for children will be introduced. Personal and professional development will continue throughout the Semester.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) explain the principles of x-ray radiation, radiography and radiology and the various techniques used in dento-maxillofacial radiology; (2) explain the radiographic features of the head and neck structures, and the radiographic features of the common pathological conditions of the head and neck; (3) interpret radiographic images of the head and neck; (4) explain the examination and assessment of the paediatric patient; (5) outline common behavioural management techniques for children and adolescent patients; (6) explain human growth and development; and (7) outline the development of the maxillo-mandibular complex and the face.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessments; (2) practical assessment; and (3) professional behaviour assessment (Pass/Fail). 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 written assessments, practical assessment, and professional behaviour assessment (Pass/Fail) components.

Supplementary assessment is available for those students who obtain an overall mark of at least 45 in this unit, provided they have also i) obtained a mark of at least 45 in a specified component (barrier component) of the unit, and (ii) passed the professional behaviour assessment.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Victor Matsubara
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
DENT3001 Body Systems 1; DENT3002 Body Systems 2; DENT3003 Anatomy and Oral Sciences; DENT3004 Introduction to Clinical Dentistry; DENT3005 General Medicine and Pharmacology; DENT3006 Biofilm Sciences and Cariology; DENT3007 Fundamentals of Clinical Dentistry 1; DENT3008 Dental Public Health and Research Methodology
Co-requisites:
DENT4212 Fundamentals of Clinical Dentistry 2 Part 1; DENT4214 Fundamentals of Clinical Dentistry 2 Part 3; DENT4215 Introduction to Clinical Dental Practice 1
Incompatibility:
Nil
Approved quota: 56—50 domestic and 6 international places
Incidental fees
Incidental student fees and charges are costs incurred by students as part of their studies at UWA that are in addition to their tuition fees (further information is available here or contact your Faculty Office).
Participation in this unit will incur the following incidental fee(s):
(1) Laboratory coat (estimated cost - $42.00)
(2) Clinical Coat (estimated cost - $80-100)
(3) Safety Glasses (estimated cost - $30.00)
(4) Headlights and Loupes (estimated cost - $1000-2000).
Contact hours
3 lectures per week; 3 hours practical/clinical sessions per week
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