Pre-requisites: Yes BDS and at least two years experience in general dentistry

Aims/Description: This module provides the clinical experience to develop the key skills of the orthodontic specialist, including diagnosis of orthodontic problems, treatment planning and management of the orthodontic patient.

Restrictions on availability: Yes Restricted to postgraduate students undertaking the MClinDent in Orthodontics

Staff Contact: MURRAY PAULA
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Formative assessments Students will be provided with feedback on the clinic at the end of each clinical session. Summative assessments There will be no summative assessment for this module; however the experience gained from the hands-on treatment of patients will aid the development of understanding for each of the other modules, as well as provide the material for the Orthodontic Case Studies module.

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Clinical Dentistry):

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