Growth and Development

Research Overview

The Growth and Development section undertakes research in the areas of growth studies, paediatric dentistry, orthodontics and teledentistry.

Research Projects:

Remineralisation of enamel with CPP-ACP and fluoride

  • Professor DJ Manton

Assessment and prevention of erosion

  • Professor DJ Manton

Caries detection and diagnosis

  • Professor DJ Manton

Infiltration of carious lesions with resin

  • Professor DJ Manton

The physical and optical characteristics of hypomineralised enamel

  • Professor DJ Manton

The remineralisation of hypomineralised enamel

  • Professor DJ Manton

Teledentistry

  • Professor DJ Manton

Teaching Activities

The Unit has full responsibility for the teaching of Growth Studies, Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, to undergraduate dental students. This involves the didactic, preclinical and clinical instruction in these subjects. In addition, the Unit provides clinical instruction to dental hygiene students in Orthodontics. At the postgraduate level, the Unit provides three-year Doctor of Clinical Dentistry courses in Paediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry.

Staff

A/Prof Paul Schneider, Convenor Orthodontics
Dr Jim Bokas, Senior Lecturer
Dr Andrew Pepicelli, Senior Lecturer
Dr Siew May Loo, Lecturer
Dr Sadna Rajan, Lecturer