15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: Dental Public Health involves the application of generic public health principles to the field of oral health. This unit will consider the theory of dental public health including oral epidemiology, oral health promotion and public health planning of dental services. Specific topics to be considered include: epidemiology of, and trends in,oral diseases and conditions, patterns of care, the theory of dental health education and oral health promotion and models of delivering care. The unit aims to provide a foundation of knowledge that will be applied in the second Dental Public Health unit where its practical application will be explored.

Staff Contact: MARSHMAN ZOE
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

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