The third year builds on the information and understanding gained in the previous two years and provides extensive clinical experience in the general medicine, general surgery and oral pathology subjects.
Student will be introduced to all aspects of clinical dentistry in rotations, supported by the teaching of clinical medicine, patient management and health promotion. Other teaching includes a comprehensive head and neck anatomy course, the dentist’s role in providing smoking and alcohol advice, initial preparation for the provision of sedation, and self-directed work within various subject areas on computer.
Subjects Details :
- General medicine – To recognize the manifestations of systemic diseases in the head and neck region and state the necessary investigations.
- General surgery – The student learns about the causes and presentation of common surgical afflictions, so as to be able apply the same to dentistry.
- Oral pathology – To study the diseases of the oral cavity and related structures including bone and salivary glands. It covers the aetiology and pathogenesis of such disease, as well as the morphological, histological and functional changes within the tissues.