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Unit Overview


This unit will provide knowledge relating to clinical dental sciences in the domains of Haematology, Cardiology, Respiratory Medicine, Endocrinology, Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine. Students will attain the relevant clinical skills required to design a treatment plan for complex coronal restorations, prepare cavities for direct and indirect complex coronal restorations, prepare crowns and use both traditional and optical impressions.

6 points
Not available in 2024UWA (Perth)Face to face

Students are able to (1) module 1 General Medicine in Dentistry - Describe the clinical signs and symptoms of systemic conditions relevant to dental practice and present the measures required to manage these during dental treatment; (2) module 1 - General Medicine in Dentistry -Present the most common medical emergencies in dental practice and their management; (3) module 2 - single tooth indirect restorations -Execute complex coronal restorations tooth restorations; (4) module 2 - single tooth indirect restorations - 4. Restore teeth using full coverage crowns; and (5) module 2 - single tooth indirect restorations - Follow all the clinical and technical steps to produce CAD/CAM single tooth restoration.


Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) module 1 - written assessment General dental practice and emergencies

SLO 1, 2; (2) module 2 - written assessment CCR and crowns (Failed Components)

SLO 3,4,5; and (3) module 2 - Practical CCR prep Crown prep (Failed Components)

SLO 3, 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 module 2 - written assessment CCR and crowns (Failed Components) SLO 3,4,5 and module 2 - Practical CCR prep Crown prep (Failed Components) SLO 3, 4 components.

Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr John Payne
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
and DENT4234 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 4
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 graudate applicants 20.
Contact hours
Lecture slot 1 hr
Clinic slot 3 hr
Practical slot 3 hr
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