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Coursework

Doctor of Dental Surgery

    • CRICOS Code: 071303G

    Where will this take me?

    Overview

    Learning outcomes

    • Acquire essential factual knowledge to become a general dentist and leader of the oral health team
    • Disease processes and mechanisms together with their aetiologyclinical manifestations, prevention and treatment
    • Professional skills and attitudes expected of a dental practitioner
    • The ability to critically appraise research evidence relevant to common oral problems
    • Induce oral health changes in individual patients and their families
    • Practise effectively in oral health promotion and education
    • Achieve the competencies identified by the Dental Practice Boards of Australia necessary for practice as a registered general dentist
    • Communicate effectively with patients and their relatives, also with professional colleagues and members of other health professions.