orh1ohb oral health science b



Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will cover the following: bacteriology, virology, mycology and immunology pertinent to dentistry and oral health. The microbiological basis to caries and periodontal disease will also be covered. Caries and periodontal disease will be addressed over a series of lectures to give an understanding of their definitions, aetiology and processes which will underpin the treatment principles dealt with in concurrent and later subjects.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJeremy Graham

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ORH1OHA, ORH1CPA

Co-requisites ORHI1CPB

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDental caries and its clinical management, 2 EdPrescribedFejerskov and KiddBLACKWELL MUNKSGAARD
ReadingsMicrobiology and INfection Control for Health Professionals, 4th EdPrescribedLee and BishopPEARSON
ReadingsORH1OHB prac manualPrescribedLTULTU BIOSCIENCES
ReadingsEssential microbiology for dentistryRecommendedLakshaman Samaranayake3RD EDN, ELSEVIER
ReadingsHuman anatomy and physiology, 7th ed Chapters 20 and 21RecommendedMarieb and HoehnBENJAMIN CUMMINGS
ReadingsOral Microbiology, 5th EdRecommendedMarsh and MartinCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE

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