DENT5312 Developmental and Behavioural Sciences 2

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit provides knowledge and clinical skills, including relevant concepts in the disciplines of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry. Students gain understanding on a range of topics to facilitate comprehensive treatment planning for children. Topics include growth and development, biomechanics of tooth movement, orthodontic appliance therapy and endodontic and restorative treatment in primary teeth.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) discuss the biomechanics of orthodontics force and describe different types of removable orthodontic appliances; (2) diagnose normal from abnormal growth and development and common oral health problems from birth to adolescence; (3) diagnose normal from abnormal growth and development and common oral health problems from birth to adolescence; (4) diagnose malocclusion and perform cephalometric and space analyses; (5) diagnose and manage pulp and periapical pathosis in primary teeth; and (6) formulate and deliver a comprehensive treatment plan for the individual child.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment SLO 1, 2, 3, 4; (2) written assessment (Failed Component) SLO 3, 4; and (3) clinical paediatric assessment (Failed Component) SLO 5, 6. 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 (Failed Component) SLO 3, 4 and clinical paediatric assessment (Failed Component) SLO 5, 6 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 rules
Prerequisites:
DENT4221 Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 3; DENT4231 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 1; DENT4232 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 2; DENT4233 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 3; DENT4211 Developmental and Behavioural Sciences 1; DENT4234 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 4; DENT4235 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 5;
and
DENT4236 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 6
Co-requisites:
DENT5322 Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences 4; DENT5337 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 7;
and
DENT5338 Restorative and Rehabilitative Sciences 8
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
lectures:1 hour; clinics: 3 hours; practicals: 3 hours
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