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Basis of Education Competence Standards Structure of Studies Development of Expertise Methods and implementation Course Table

Course Description

NameParodontological Oral Heath Care
Credits10 ects
ObjectivesThe student
• explains the progression and healing processes of periodontal diseases
• explains the prevention methods of the diseases and periodontal treatment
• explains the periodontal treatment process and factors affecting it (anamnesis, assessment of care needs, care plan and implementation, evaluation of the care outcomes)
• decides on the need for consultation and follow-up care
• documents oral health status and indices
• knows the instruments and equipment needed in periodontal treatment
• explains the stages of care needs assessment, care plan, implementation and evaluation of the outcomes on the basis of the patient’s anamnesis
• performs a periodontal oral health check-up and prepares a care plan
• follows the principles of ergonomics and asepsis in his or her work
• masters the safe use of required instruments and equipment
• explains the factors affecting self-care counselling
• maintains instruments and equipment
Content Periodontal diseases and treatment methods, periodontal pocket sample collection. Peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis.Occlusion and the periodontium. Periodontal status and care plan. Manual instruments, their anatomy, characteristics and uses. Anti-infection treatment. Ultrasound equipment and jet apparatus. Ergonomics and safe use and maintenance of instruments and equipment.
RequirementsActive participation in contact lessons, completion of assignments, exams, skills workshop exercises, an exam: periodontal instruments and equipment
Grading ScalePassed - 0
Course material
PrerequisitesDARBY M.L, WALSH M. 2010. Dental hygiene: Theory and practice, 3 rd ed. (sivut 305-312, 316-336, 548-557, 561-566). Saunders: Elsevier.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Chlorhexidine mouthrinse as an adjunctive treatment for gingival health 31.3.2017
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