DOH403 Dental Clinical Practice 4 (32)

This is a continuation of Dental Clinical Practice 3 from DOH333.  This subject is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to provide complex and comprehensive clinical care. Students will continue to gain the requisite skills in diagnosis, treatment planning and case selection at a general dental practitioner level, as well as develop an appropriate understanding of the referral pathways essential for optimal patient care.

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
Two sessions
School of Dentistry and Health Sciences
Enrolment restrictions

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

DOH332 and DOH342
Subject Relationships
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate skills and knowledge required for the examination, diagnosis, treatment planning and management of prosthodontic, endodontic, advanced restorative, advanced periodontic and exodontia cases
  • be able to demonstrate the ability to perform laboratory procedures required at various stages in the fabrication of the prostheses for patient work
  • be able to demonstrate practice time management skills in the clinical environment and operate ethically and professionally when delivering patient care
  • be able to analyse patients' expectations, desires and attitudes when planning and delivering treatment, and propose the least invasive therapy, based on sound evidence-based principles, necessary to gain a successful outcome for the patient
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Periodontics
  • Complex Restorative Dentistry-
  • Local anaesthetics
  • Simple pain relief procedures
  • Clinical endodontics
  • Exodontia
  • Clinical Removable prosthodontics
  • Applied dental materials
  • Ethics & professionalism
  • Infection control
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Simple Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Introduction to periodontic and surgical procedures
  • Caries management
  • Occlusion
Workplace Learning
This subject contains a 29 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Clinics (workplace learning)

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.