INTRODUCTION TO ORAL SCIENCES

ORH1IOS

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to dental anatomy including the human deciduous and permanent dentitions, tooth histology and the tooth nomenclatures used in clinical practice. The anatomy of the head and neck and oral cavity will also be covered. There will a series of lectures on basic embryology of the orofacial region, including how teeth form. In addition the subject will cover bacteriology, virology, mycology and immunology pertinent to dentistry and oral health. The microbiological basis to caries and periodontal disease will also be covered.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJeremy Graham

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HZHSDD Dentistry or HBOHSB Oral Health

Co-requisites ORH1POH

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDental caries and its clinical managementPrescribedFejerskov and KiddBLACKWELL MUNKSGAARD, 2ND ED.
ReadingsMicrobiology and infection control for health professionalsPrescribedLee and BishopPEARSON, 4TH ED.
ReadingsORH1IOS Prac ManualPrescribedDepartment of Human Biosciences, La Trobe UniversityN/A
ReadingsAnatomy of Orofacial StructuresRecommendedBrand and IsselhardMOSBY, 7TH ED
ReadingsContemporary OrthodonticsRecommendedProfitt WR, Fields HW and Sarver DMMOSBY, 5TH ED
ReadingsEssential microbiology for dentistryRecommendedLakshaman SamaranayakeELSEVIER, 3RD ED
ReadingsHuman anatomy and physiology, ch 20 & 21RecommendedMarieb and HoehnBENJAMIN CUMMINGS, 7TH ED
ReadingsOral Histology: Development and StructureRecommendedTen Cate ARMOSBY, 7TH ED
ReadingsOral microbiologyRecommendedMarsh and MartinCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, 5TH ED

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Bendigo, 2014, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Graham

Class requirements

Laboratory Class
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"13 2-hour lab classes throughout the year"

Lecture
Six 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"A total of 22 2-hour lectures"

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"15 1-hour tutorials"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
30-min group presentation on periodontal disease, dental caries & immunology at end of year15
Library taskHurdle: attendance at all library sessions and completion of tasks.0
One 1-hour written paper at mid-year10
Three 10-minute online tests throughout the year, 5% each15
one 10 minute preclinical test, can be taken at any time throughout the yearPre-clinical competency: students must achieve a minimum score of 70% to attain competency.0
one 2-hour written paper at end of yearHurdle: students must achieve a minimum score of 50% in this assessment.25
one 3-hour written paper at end of yearHurdle: students must achieve a minimum score of 50% in each and every section of this assessment.35
practical classes and tutorials through whole of yearHurdle: attendance at all practicals and tutorials, and completion of tasks.0