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DENT263 The Dentist and the Community 1

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 0.1187
Points 15 points
Teaching period Full Year (20 February 2023 - 11 November 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,007.81
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to

Teaching staff

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 understand the relevance of te Tiriti o Waitangi for indigenous oral health rights for Māori.

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Full Year (20 February 2023 - 11 November 2023)

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 9-14, 16, 18-22
E1 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41