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DENT263 The Dentist and the Community 1

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An introduction to ethics and communication in dentistry, public health issues related to dentistry, and the prevention of dental diseases.

Paper title The Dentist and the Community 1
Paper code DENT263
Subject Dentistry
EFTS 0.12
Points 15 points
Teaching period Full Year (21 February 2022 - 12 November 2022) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,975.44
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to

Teaching staff

Associate Professor Jonathan Broadbent


Daly B, Batchelor P, Treasure ET, Watt RG. Essential Dental Public Health (2nd Revised edition, 2013). Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780199679379
This textbook can be purchased here.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
On completion of this paper, students are expected to demonstrate knowledge of the NZ oral care system and the public health approach (and the science behind it) and to appreciate (and understand the implications of) the cultural diversity of the NZ population.

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Full Year (21 February 2022 - 12 November 2022)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41
B1 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 9-15, 17-22
E1 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41