- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Not available in 2020 UWA (Perth) Face to face
- This unit studies the processes of examination, diagnosis, planning and treatment of patients in respect to periodontal disease. The interlinkage of periodontics with all other dental disciplines is established especially in the field of treatment planning. The unit comprises two distinct but inseparable parts: periodontology—the study of the periodontal tissues and their diseases; and periodontics—the application of periodontology to the clinical treatment and management of periodontal conditions and the interrelation with other clinical disciplines.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate knowledge of examination, diagnosis, planning and treatment of patients with periodontal disease; (2) demonstrate knowledge of the structure and function of periodontal tissue; (3) demonstrate knowledge of the initiation, progression and outcomes of periodontal disease; and (4) display the periodontic management of patients.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment; (2) practical examination; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Kate Dyson
- Unit rules
Approved quota: 10
- Contact hours
- 3 hours per week
Lindhe, J. et al. Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, 4th edn: Blackwell Munksgard 2003
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