Integrated dentistry 180

Module code IDE 180
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Introduction to clinical dentistry:
• Infection control training
• Occupational health and safety training
• Code of conduct, professionalism and ethical behaviour
• Academic skills training (library, goal-orientation, time management, etc)
• Basic dental assisting
• Basic tooth anatomy and terminology
• Dental terminology
• Psychomotor skills training (model casting, carving of teeth out of plaster, wax
• Introduction to the disciplines and specialities
• Third language training
• Clinic visits throughout the year
• Visits to a dental practice

Module credits 20.00
NQF Level 05
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week, 1 other contact session per week for 2 weeks, 2 practicals per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Dental Management Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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