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Course Description

NameCurrent Best Practices in Oral Health
Credits5 ects
ObjectivesAfter the studies the student is provided with
• capability of studying in the network cooperation using different methods and techniques within the Dental Hygiene Programs in Nordic and Baltic countries
• skills to develop the practices within the subject of Oral Health Science
• capability of the different best practices in oral health care to broaden and to deepen her/his knowledge
ContentDifferent best practices in oral health care: The role of caries risk assessment methods in the development of preventive programmes (Latvia). Prevention of oral diseases among children in period of primary and mixed dentition (Lithuania). Xylitol and motivational interviewing method and TeachBack method in oral health promotion (Finland).
RequirementsThe learning activities. Self-assessment, peer-assessment.
Grading ScalePassed (S) - 0
Course materialAll needed literature is online and will be provided at the beginning of the course.
Other Considerations
ContactSirviö Kaarina, Ruokokoski Tarja


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