DOH345 Oral-Maxillofacial Pathology (8)

This subject focusses on the aetiology, pathogenesis, histopathological, clinical and, where relevant, the radiographic features of diseases affecting the teeth, gums, oral mucosa, subjacent oral soft tissues, the jawbones and salivary glands. Emphasis in the subject is placed on the more common or important oral-maxillofacial conditions that may be encountered in general dental practice. The basic principles of clinical management, including description of diagnostic tests and their relevance, are described in relation to the more common-important diseases

Subject availability
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
One session
School
School of Dentistry and Health Sciences
Enrolment restrictions

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

Prerequisites
DOH134 and DOH232
Subject Relationships
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe and discuss the causes, pathology and clinical features of common and important diseases of the oral-maxillofacial region
  • be able to demonstrate an ability to formulate basic differential diagnoses based on patient history and clinical-radiographic-histopathological information
  • be able to describe or discuss the clinical management of common and important oral-maxillofacial diseases and conditions
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • introduction to developmental anomalies of the teeth and oral maxillofacial region
  • the histopathology of dental caries
  • non-infectious inflammatory diseases of the oral mucosa
  • infectious diseases of the oral mucosa
  • odontogenic and non- odontogenic cysts of the oral region
  • odontogenic tumours
  • hyperplastic (reactive) lesions of the oral mucosa
  • diseases of the jawbones
  • benign and malignant neoplams of the mouth and oral region
  • diseases of the salivary glands
  • diagnostic techniques in the diagnosis of maxillofacial disease
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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