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DEOH301 Community Oral Health and Oral Health Promotion

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Issues in improving the oral health of the population.

Paper title Community Oral Health and Oral Health Promotion
Paper code DEOH301
Subject Dentistry (Oral Health)
EFTS 0.125
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (22 February 2021 - 23 June 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,052.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,336.38

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Teaching staff

Course Co-ordinators: Hanna Olson
Deanna Beckett


Recommended reading

Daly, B., Batchelor, P., Treasure, E., Watt, R. (2013). Essential Dental Public Health (2nd ed.) Oxford, Oxford University Press.


Durie, M. (1998). Whaiora: Maori Health Development (2nd ed.) Auckland, Oxford University Press.

Green, J., Tones, K., Cross, R., Woodall, J. (2015). Health Promotion: Planning and Strategies. (3rd ed.), Los Angeles, Sage Publications Ltd.

Hawe, P., Degeling, D., & Hall, J. (1995). Evaluating Health Promotion: A health workers guide. Sydney: Maclennan & Petty.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

The objectives of this paper are to introduce New Zealand community oral health topics and to examine how these impact on the oral health of the public. The papers aims to promote knowledge, understanding and lifelong learning as they relate to the practice of oral health therapy.

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Semester 1 (22 February 2021 - 23 June 2021)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 16:00-16:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
B1 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-23
C1 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 8-13, 15-23