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Course Description

NamePractice, Rehabilitative Oral Health Care
Credits10 ects
ObjectivesThe student is able to
• provide aesthetic oral health care
• use proper strategies to manage patients with dental fear
• participate in the orthodontic process in his or her area of responsibility
• use orthodontic materials, devices and instruments
• document oral health check-ups related to orthodontics
• provide oral self-care counselling for an orthodontic patient
• recognise the need for TMD treatment and provide follow-up care counselling
• identify normal occlusion and deviations from that
• provide counselling for an orthodontic patient and the family at different stages of the process
• assess and develop motivational and participatory working methods
• assess his or her patient’s periodontal oral health care process
• identify factors affecting the oral health status of elderly patients
• plan oral health care for elderly patients considering the special features affecting the planning
ContentOral health care work in the teaching clinic of the North Savo Hospital District or during foreign exchange
RequirementsWriting down the starting level and objectives, completion of internship, self-assessment and evaluation, internship feedback.
Grading Scale0 - 5
Course material
Other Considerations
ContactRuokokoski Tarja, Holopainen Tiina


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