MSc Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry) / Course details
Year of entry: 2024
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Course unit details:
Advanced Clinical Skills in Paediatric Dentistry
|Unit level||FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
This unit will be delivered via a combination of a hands on, lab based course (3 hours x 6 sessions), regular attendance at consultant assessment and treatment planning clinics and regular consultant supervised treatment sessions for the students. Students will also regularly present at and participate in departmental journal club.
- Enable students to build on the skills learnt in Basic Clinical Skills in Paediatric Dentistry unit.
- Enable students to develop their clinical skills and knowledge to an advanced level in the:
- placement of rubber dam and fissure sealants in the paediatric patient
- composite restoration of anterior and posterior primary and permanent teeth in the paediatric dental patient
- preparation of a primary tooth for vital pulpotomy and placement of a preformed metal crown
- management of the immature permanent incisor using MTA apexification and use of thermoplastic obturation techniques
- use of the “wand” for the delivery of local analgesia
- Further enhance the student’s presentation and critical appraisal skills
4 x written paediatric dental clinical cases (15% per case)
4 x oral presentations, one for each written clinical case (10% per case)
Feedback on the written cases will be provided within 15 working days.
Immediate verbal feedback will be provided for the presentations.
|Independent study hours|
|Siobhan Barry||Unit coordinator|