Translating Information into a Diagnosis

As a dentist, you will need to make a thorough diagnosis from a variety of information sources. The aim of the diagnosis is to formulate an appropriate treatment plan for an individual.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Faculty of Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Describe the use of the surgical sieve
  3. Structure a radiographic report
  4. Classify dental caries
  5. Write a diagnosis for periodontal disease
  6. Identify the leading aetiology of tooth wear
  7. Classify diseases of endodontic origin
  8. List the main categories of damaging occlusal forces
  9. Write a diagnosis of problems with fixed and removable prostheses

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  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
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