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DENT4234 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 4

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit will provide knowledge and clinical skills in the diagnosis and management of Periodontics and Endodontic diseases. Students will also attain clinical skills required to treat pulp, root canal and periapical diseases.
Students are able to (1) module 1- Periodontology - describe in detail the aetiology and pathogenesis of periodontal conditions.
clinical periodontic treatment; (2) module 1 - Periodontology - Use the clinical and therapeutic methods to establish a correct periodontic diagnosis, formulate proper treatment planning and provide appropriate clinical periodontic treatment; (3) module 2 - Endodontology - Describe in detail the aetiology pathogenesis and of pulp, root canal and periapical conditions.; and (4) module 2- Endodontology - Use the clinical and therapeutic methods to establish a correct endodontic diagnosis, formulate proper treatment planning and provide appropriate clinical endodontic treatment.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment - Periodontology (failed component)
SLO 1, 2; (2) written assessment - Endodontics (failed component)
SLO 3, 4; and (3) practical - Endodontics & Periodontics

SLO 2,4. 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 assessment - Periodontology (failed component)
SLO 1, 2 and written assessment - Endodontics (failed component)
SLO 3, 4 components.

Supplementary assessment is available in this unit. 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 Leticia Miranda
Unit rules
DENT4221 Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 1, DENT4231 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 1, DENT4232 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 2 and DENT4233 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 3
DENT4211 Developmental and behavioural sciences 1, DENT4235 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 5 and DENT4236 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 6
Approved quota: 56—50 domestic, 6 international
50 domestic includes high academic achievement direct pathway 24 places, indigenous entry, rural 3 places and standard pathway graduate applicants 20.
Contact hours
Lecture 1 hr
Clinic 3 hr
Practical 3 hr
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