DOH254 Foundations of Dental Clinical Practice 2 (16)

This subject will continue the development of basic dental diagnostic and clinical management skills related to both simple restorative (operative) and periodontal procedures in the clinical dental environment. The differential diagnosis of simple oral conditions and the management of simple restorative and periodontal procedures in the clinical dental environment. There will be a focus upon associated dental processes, the aetiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and immunopathogenesis of caries and periodontal diseases are presented in lecture and discussion sessions.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Orange Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Orange Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
Two sessions
School
School of Dentistry and Health Sciences
Enrolment restrictions

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

Prerequisites
DOH114 and DOH124
Subject Relationships
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe the aetiology and differential diagnosis of common oral conditions.
  • be able to explain the basic clinical procedures involved in the examination of the dental patient, including history, exam and diagnosis.
  • be able to apply foundation knowledge of oral condition, and basic clinical procedures in a clinical environment.
  • be able to describe the aetiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and immunopathogenesis of dental caries
  • be able to describe the aetiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and immunopathogenesis of periodontal disease.
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Operative dentistry
  • Infection control
  • Local analgesia and pain control
  • Periodontal tissues and periodontal disease
  • Cariology
  • Oral radiology (principles, techniques and interpretation)
Workplace Learning
This subject contains a 12 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Workplace Learning involves sessions in the clinical environment 6 hours per week over 12 weeks.

Special Resources

Dental pre-clinical simulation resources are required for this subject including equipment purchased by the students.

Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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