CRANIOFACIAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Credit points: 15
In this subject students learn that an understanding of growth and development in humans, specifically craniofacial growth, are fundamental to developing diagnostic ability and treatment planning skills in dentistry. Students are introduced to physical development from birth until adulthood and how this influences growth and development in the orofacial region. Students learn the common dentofacial abnormalities and classification of malocclusions, the development of normal occlusion, and the common interceptive treatments.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorRobert Mayne
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites DEN1DSB & PHE3BRH
Co-requisites DEN2MED & DEN2DPH & DEN2IDP
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Contemporary orthodontics||Recommended||Proffit, WR & Fields Jr, H||MOSBY.|
|Readings||Orthodontic diagnostic principles||Recommended||Freer, T 1999||UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND.|
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Bendigo, 2014, All Year, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRobert Mayne
One 2.0 hours practical other recurrence and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake a total of 17 2-hour pracs per year."
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake a total of 18 1-hour lectures per year."
|completion of pre-clinical practical work/handbook (750-word equivalent)||Hurdle: Completion of all practical tasks and a minimum score of 50% is required.||20|
|one 1,500-word assignment||20|
|one 2-hour exam (2,000-word equivalent)||Mid-Year||60|