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Available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Orthodontics course only.
This subject comprises a series of lectures and tutorials on fundamental orthodontic theory and covers both basic theoretical and clinical orthodontic skills that are essential prior to undertaking patient treatment. The topics in this subject include the concept of growth and development, facial analysis, cephalometric and space analysis in diagnosis and treatment planning in Orthodontics. Students take full orthodontic records and present their diagnosis and treatment plan for each assigned patient in group seminars. Students will be trained to undertake basic clinical procedures, including orthodontic bracket bonding and also obtain basic skills in proceeding with correct treatment sequences. Students are required to read and critically review the designated reading and present their views in the tutorials. The ability to critically evaluate journal articles is seen as an indispensable tool in the pursuit of clinical practice founded on Evidence-Based Dentistry.
|Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Non-standard start/end 26-Jul-2021 to 30-Nov-2021|
|Face to face teaching 26-Aug-2021 to 30-Nov-2021 (Students will be required to attend Cairns Campus 26-30 Aug / 6-7 Sept / 18-19 Oct / 29-30 Nov)|
The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.