DOH411 Advanced Topics in Clinical Dentistry 1 (4)


In this subject students will continue to develop competencies in a range of advanced simulated fixed prosthodontic procedures. Students will be introduced to minor oral surgical procedures. This subject will also include a study of the role and application of therapeutics in patient care.

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Session 1
InternalOrange Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: DOH411
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Dentistry and Health Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Dental Science course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:

 -be able to demonstrate knowledge of fixed prosthodontics and continued development of competence in a range of advanced simulated fixed prosthodontic procedures;
-be able to demonstrate understanding and clinical competence relevant to the provision of simple minor oral surgical procedures;
-be able to demonstrate the clinical application of pharmacological principles with particular relevance to optimal oral and dental health.


The subject will cover the following topics:
-Advanced preclinical fixed prosthodontics
-Introduction to minor oral surgery
-Dental therapeutics
-Patient evaluation and medical history
-Surgical extractions
-Surgical management of impacted third molar teeth
-Pre-prosthetic oral surgery
-Conservative surgical crown lengthening
-Endodontic periradicular microsurgery
-The evaluation and treatment of oral lesions
-Infections and antibiotic administration
-Management of perioperative bleeding

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Workplace Learning component. Please contact the subject coordinator for further information.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.