Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry/Master of Dentistry La Trobe University

4.5 out of 5 from 2 reviews
Bachelor Degree
5 Years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

This five-year, full-time dentistry course covers the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the mouth including teeth and supporting structures. The course introduces clinical experience from the start, and offers a focus on rural health needs.

You'll study human biosciences, public health, dental science and research, and all aspects of oral health practice. You'll also explore the differences between rural and urban health and how these relate to health policy and rural health services.

In fourth year, you'll study prosthodontics - prosthetics for the jaw and teeth including crowns, bridges, implants and dentures. In fifth year, you'll learn more about specialist disciplines including comprehensive patient care, and aspects of law, ethics and dental practice management.

Most Australian dentists work as general practitioners in both public and private practice, but other careers are available in research, academia and as...

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Additional Information

From first year, you'll work in our clinical simulation lab. You'll also gain direct experience in public clinics from your third year with a place...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Health Sciences in Dentistry/Master of Dentistry La Trobe University based on 2 reviews
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Student Reviews

February 2018
Year completed 2013

There was a lot of studying involved.

Lots of practical classes which helped with understanding content.

The large amount of assessments was good as it helped you understand everything you needed to as you went along.

My advice to future students is: If you're not enjoying yourself, choose something different. Also...

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February 2018
Year completed 2017

I loved the facilities at Latrobe, the labs and the dummies were super realistic and it was cool getting to practice on them all the time. Super excited to enter the workforce

My advice to future students is: Absolutely choose this course, it so interesting and practical.

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