Dentoalveolar Surgery DENT5077

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Medicine Dentistry and Nursing
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

Acquisition and integration of a knowledge base in: diagnosis and management of dentoalveolar pathology; cross infection control in surgical dentistry; prescribing for surgical dentistry. Use of a range of surgical skills pertinent to minor oral surgical procedures including the insertion of dental implants for intraoral rehabilitation.

Timetable

The timetable will include weekly Journal Club, seminars, tutorials and clinical teaching.

Requirements of Entry

None

Excluded Courses

None.

Co-requisites

None

Assessment

One hour written examination: short answer questions 50%

Oral clinical assessment 50%

Course Aims

To integrate a knowledge base in diagnosis and management of dentoalveolar pathology; cross infection control in surgical dentistry; prescribing for surgical dentistry. To acquire a range of surgical skills pertinent to minor oral surgical procedures including the insertion of dental implants for intraoral rehabilitation.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

On completion of the course the student will be able to demonstrate critical knowledge and competence in:

1. The diagnosis and management of dentoalveolar pathology;

2. Prescribing antibiotics and analgesics, following minor oral surgery procedures.

3. Cross infection control and consent issues in relation to health and safety of the patient.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.