Oral Health Therapy

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
StudyQA ranking:1114 Duration:4 years

The oral health therapist can be a teacher and incentive using an vital function in the promotion of oral health for patients and the wider community. As an associate of your dental team, the oral health therapist works at an structured partnership with a dentist to provide appropriate dental treatments for patients. Clinical procedures performed by oral health professionals include cleaning and scaling of teeth and also the management of gum issues, fillings and simple extractions for children, the application of aspirin along with other methods to teeth and gums, local analgesia, dental radiography, carrying impressions and also a range of orthodontic duties. The curriculum integrates theory and practical studies from several areas included in health sciences including dental, social and biomedical sciences. The class commences with a study of important health sciences, communication and research methods, along with preventive dentistry and oral health care techniques. These issues, further developed in years three and two, pay a broad field concerning community dentistry and also into clinical and technical facets of oral health care. Practical sessions run throughout the three years. Clinical significance begins from the second year and continues throughout the program. Graduates are required to enjoy fantastic rates of occupation, mainly in professional and general private dental practices and at government school dental clinics.

All Cosmetic dental caregivers have to be registered with the right Dental Board. Registration enables the dental health therapist to perform in private clinic and the School Dental Service.

Please refer to http://study.curtin.edu.au for further information on entrance for the course.

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Study mode:On campus Languages: English
Local:$ 162 k / program Foreign:$ 162 k / program
251–300 place StudyQA ranking: 594