orh2icp integrated clinical practice



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Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will consolidate their clinical skills in the areas of practice taught in the previous clinical practice subjects. More complex skills in restorative dentistry and periodontal instrumentation will be developed. They will develop new clinical skills in the areas of pulp therapy, preformed metal crowns, deciduous exodontia and orthodontics. They will be introduced to vital tooth whitening procedures. Students will acquire advanced skills in pain history taking, differential diagnosis, pulp pathology and radiographic assessment. In addition, students will refine their rudimentary skills in oral health education and patient management. Radiography skills will be further developed.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorWendy Clay

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ORH2CPC

Co-requisites ORH2OMP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsColor Atlas of Dental Hygiene - Periodontology, 2006PrescribedWolf, Thomas and AarnodtTHIEME MEDICAL
ReadingsDental Hygiene, Theory and Practice, 5th Ed. 2010PrescribedDarby and WalshELSEVIER
ReadingsDental radiography principals and techniques, 4th Ed. 2011PrescribedIanucci, JM and Howerton, LJSAUNDERS ELSEVIER
ReadingsHandbook of Paediatric Dentistry 3rd Ed. 2008PrescribedCameron and WidmerMOSBY ELSEVIER
ReadingsLocal anaesthesia in dentistry, 2009PrescribedBaart, JA and Brand, HSWILEY-BLACKWELL.
ReadingsPreservation and restoration of tooth structure, 2005RecommendedMount, GJ and Hume, WRKNOWLEDGE BOOKS AND SOFTWARE
ReadingsDental Caries and It's Clinical ManagementPreliminaryFejersov and KiddBLACKWELL

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