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Postgraduate course

Clinical skills course 1 Cariology

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterSpring
  • Course codeOD2FERD1
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageNorwegian
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Main content

Teaching semester

4th semester

Objectives and Content

Basic subjects/topics in Cariology, Biomaterials and subjects/topics associated with different types of direct restorations are taught.

Learning Outcomes

KnowledgeStudents will be able to explain:

  • the principles and methods for direct restorations
  • hand instruments and rotating instruments
  • the effects of different preparation instruments on dental hard tissues
  • how to handle the dental materials which were used in the course
  • basic topics in Cariology?
  • characteristics of the current filling materials for direct restauration
  • the basic principles of cavity preparation, plastic filling materials and their application

SkillsStudents will be able to:

  • assess the indications for various types of direct restorations
  • handle the materials in direct restorations affiliations
  • the manual skills that are necessary to start clinical practice in Cariology

General competence

Through skills training, the students should have a conscious attitude towards technical quality.

Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching

The teaching plan includes lectures, seminars, demonstrations and work on models. Preclinical education/training is mandatory.During the preclinical course in cariology (Block Part 1) a theoretical test will be held.

Forms of Assessment

The practical presentations are continuously assessed and summarized in the end. A written examination and practical clinical work must be approved before the student can start treating patients in Cariology in the clinic.

Grading Scale


Course Evaluation

Written evaluation on My Space/Mi side.


Department of clinical dentistry