CRANIOFACIAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

DEN2CGD

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will gain an understanding of growth and development in humans, specifically craniofacial growth, which is fundamental to developing diagnostic ability and treatment planning skills in dentistry. You will be introduced to physical development from birth until adulthood and how this influences growth and development in the orofacial region. In addition, you will become familiar with common dentofacial abnormalities along with the classification of malocclusions, the development of normal occlusion, and common interceptive treatments.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorElizabeth Sari

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesDEN1DSB

Co-requisitesDEN2DPH AND DEN2IDP

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Contemporary orthodontics

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWilliam R. Proffit,, Henry W. Fields , Jr., Brent Larson and David M. Sarver.

YearN/A

Edition/Volume6th Ed

PublisherELSEVIER

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Orthodontic diagnostic principles

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorFreer, T

Year1999

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherUNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND.

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply knowledge of human head and neck development to the clinical assessment of craniofacial growth.
02. Identify developing teeth radiographically and perform a basic cephalometric and space analyses.
03. Identify occlusal development during primary to permanent dentition and associated arch dimensional changes that occur in this time.
04. Compare and contrast use of common interceptive treatments and orthopaedics in treatment planning.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElizabeth Sari

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 42
Eighteen 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 10 - 42
Three 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 42
Fourteen 2.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Online Quizzes x 3 (Total 1000-word equiv.)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 1,500-word assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1
One 2-hour exam (2,000-word equivalent) Mid-YearN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO4