Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics

Griffith University

This degree is designed for someone who is looking for a pure clinical qualification working directly with patients. It will suit someone interested in working as an independent clinician to diagnose, design, manufacture and fit removable dentures. It would also suit students who have a recognised Dental Technology Bachelor degree who are ready to upgrade to a clinical qualification. Graduates from the Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Technology at Griffith University should apply for this degree to gain a Dental Prosthetist qualification and can apply for credit towards the program.  Through coursework and supervised clinical practice, Dental Prosthetists are educated in all facets of removable dental prosthetics in an inter-professional setting, learning and working alongside other dental and health care professionals. This degree is not suited to pursuing a Dentistry or Dental Technology qualification and does not include the complex crown and bridge components which are covered in the dual Bachelor of Dental Technology/Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics (1580) degree. A number of key benefits set Griffith’s Dental Prosthetist education apart from other teaching institutions. Students develop advanced critical analytical skills to solve difficult technical and clinical situations. They learn in an inter-professional environment from experienced dental prosthetists and specialists in their field such as: Oral Pathology Pharmacology Radiology Prosthodontist Dental Prosthetic students practice alongside Dentistry students to develop communication and collaboration skills in individual cases. Whether this is inserting and monitoring immediate dentures or witnessing a variety of complex dental procedures. This process is managed through the Team Based Treatment Planning Process which develops patient referral skills.

Course Fee:


International: $103,500

Subjects you can Study:

Applied Mathematics major; Applied Oral Biology 1; Applied Oral Biology 2; Comprehensive Prosthetics; First Peoples Health and Practice; Foundational Anatomy and Physiology; Fundamentals of Communication; Fundamentals of Research; Introduction to Dental Technology; Laboratory Practicum 1; Laboratory Practicum 2; Laboratory Practicum 3; Language and Communication for Health; Pharmacology; Prosthetic Technology 1; Prosthetic Technology 2; Prosthetic Technology 3

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Related Careers:

Dental Technician,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast 89 No Full time 3 years
Gold Coast No info Full time 3 years
Griffith University offer more than 350 qualifications across 5 campuses in Queensland. Griffith University serves more than 40,000 students. Approximately half of Griffith students study full-time and on-campus.

Provider CRICOS: 00233E

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