Autumn and spring
Objectives and Content
The subject General Dentistry integrates the teaching of the various clinical disciplines in order to train candidates for a comprehensive patient approach and cooperation within the dental team. The most important subjects in General Dentistry are Cariology, Endodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics and Gerodontology. It also includes elements from TMD/Orofacial Pain, Oral Surgery/Oral Medicine, Biomaterials, Orthodontics, Oral Radiology, Odontophobia and Community Dentistry. The need for thorough knowledge of these subjects is motivated by the fact that dental hygienists should be able to provide broad and straightforward information to various categories of adult patients, both as individuals and/or groups.
After completing the course, the student is able to:
- Explain a comprehensive patient treatment
- diagnose and register status presens
- plan and perform appropriate treatment in adult patients
- Have focus on adequate, ethical and professional competence in relation to patients and partners
- Be aware of patients' individual needs
- Be aware of the technical quality of the treatment performed
- Be aware of laws and regulations for health-related activities
Access to the Course
Bachelor's Programme in Dental Hygiene
Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching
Clinical teaching in cooperation with dental students, under the supervision of clinical teachers. Theoretical teaching consists of lectures in General Dentistry, seminars and case presentation in General Dentistry in collaboration with dental students.The students will participate actively with dental students in case presentations of a comprehensively treated and completed case.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
Seminars, group work and clinical practice
Forms of Assessment
4 hour written exam
The course TPBAFOR-K3 must be passed before the student can sit the exam.
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (corona virus) the scale of pass/fail will be utilized in the written exam in the spring semester of 2021.
The course is evaluated every three years.
Studierettleiar kan kontaktast her:
Tlf 55 58 60 00
For written exams, please note that the start time may change from 09:00 to 15:00 or vice versa until 14 days prior to the exam.
Type of assessment: Written examination
- 10.06.2021, 09:00
- 4 hours
- Withdrawal deadline
- Examination system
- Digital exam