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DTEC103 Oral Health Sciences for Dental Technology

An introduction to the structure and function of tissues in the oral region. Principles of microbiology, immunology and pathology with emphasis on their relevance to the practice of dental technology.

Paper title Oral Health Sciences for Dental Technology
Paper code DTEC103
Subject Dental Technology
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period First Semester (24 February 2017 - 23 June 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $980.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,562.50

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Limited to
BDentTech
Contact
or.secretary@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr N Heng
Textbooks
Cell Biology, General Anatomy and Physiology
Patton, K.T. and Thibodeau, G.A. (2013). Anatomy & Physiology. 8th edition. Mosby/Elsevier.
or
Thibodeau, G.A. and Patton, K.T. (2007). Anatomy & Physiology. 6th edition. Mosby/Elsevier.

Oral Anatomy
Fehrenbach, M.J. and Herring, S.W. Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck. 4th edition (2011) or 3rd edition (2007). Saunders/Elsevier. (Highly recommended)

Dental Tissues
Bath-Balogh, M. and Fehrenbach, M.J. (2011). Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, 3rd edition. Elsevier/Saunders. (Highly recommended)

Nanci, A. (editor) (2008). Ten Cate's Oral Histology: Development, Structure and Function, 7th edition. Mosby/Elsevier. (Recommended)

Kardos, T. and Kieser, J. (2006) Clinical Oral Biology. 3rd edition. Hughes Lithographics, Dunedin.

Note: For the microbiology and immunology module, there are many general microbiology/immunology text books available in the University libraries - all will be suitable for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The objective of this paper is to provide participants of the programme with a background in oral biological sciences as a basis for practising contemporary dental technology in New Zealand.

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Timetable

First Semester (24 February 2017 - 23 June 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 15:00-15:50 10-13, 15, 19, 22
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 9-14, 17-21
AND
M1 Thursday 09:00-09:50 19
AND
N1 Thursday 14:00-14:50 9-10, 12-14
AND
O1 Thursday 15:00-15:50 9-10, 12-13

An introduction to the structure and function of tissues in the oral region. Principles of microbiology, immunology and pathology with emphasis on their relevance to the practice of dental technology.

Paper title Oral Health Sciences for Dental Technology
Paper code DTEC103
Subject Dental Technology
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period First Semester (19 February 2018 - 22 June 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,000.38
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,699.38

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Limited to
BDentTech
Contact
or.secretary@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr N Heng
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Textbooks
Cell Biology, General Anatomy and Physiology
Patton, K.T. and Thibodeau, G.A. (2013). Anatomy & Physiology. 8th edition. Mosby/Elsevier.
or
Thibodeau, G.A. and Patton, K.T. (2007). Anatomy & Physiology. 6th edition. Mosby/Elsevier.

Oral Anatomy
Fehrenbach, M.J. and Herring, S.W. Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck. 4th edition (2011) or 3rd edition (2007). Saunders/Elsevier. (Highly recommended)

Dental Tissues
Bath-Balogh, M. and Fehrenbach, M.J. (2011). Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, 3rd edition. Elsevier/Saunders. (Highly recommended)

Nanci, A. (editor) (2008). Ten Cate's Oral Histology: Development, Structure and Function, 7th edition. Mosby/Elsevier. (Recommended)

Kardos, T. and Kieser, J. (2006) Clinical Oral Biology. 3rd edition. Hughes Lithographics, Dunedin.

Note: For the microbiology and immunology module, there are many general microbiology/immunology text books available in the University libraries - all will be suitable for this paper.
Learning Outcomes
The objective of this paper is to provide participants of the programme with a background in oral biological sciences as a basis for practising contemporary dental technology in New Zealand.

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester (19 February 2018 - 22 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 15:00-15:50 10-13, 15, 19, 22
Wednesday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-21
AND
M1 Thursday 09:00-09:50 19
AND
N1 Thursday 14:00-14:50 9-10, 12-13, 16, 21
AND
O1 Thursday 15:00-15:50 9-10, 12-13, 21