1 Name of Course Periodontology II
2 Course Code DAC4325
3  Rationale for inclusion of the course in the programme  This course will cover the basic periodontal examination, appropriate periodontal instruments to be used, the importance of radiograph in periodontal examination and a few phases of periodontal therapy. It is essential for a dentist to employ and apply this knowledge into clinical practice.
 4  Semester and    Year Offered Year 4: Semester I and Semester II
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Total Student Learning Time

Teaching Methods Face-to- face Indept.

Learning

Total
Lecture 7 14 21
Tutorial 2 2 4
Practical
Clinical 42 14 56
SGD 2 2 4
DSL
PBL
Seminar/Case Presentation
Assignment
Ward round
Posting
A&E Posting
Field Visit
Revision
Examination 4 4
Total 57 32 89
 

Total Guided and             Independent Learning

Face to face 57
Independent Learning 32
Total 89

 

6 Credit Value (Hours) 2 credit
7 Prerequisite None
 

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Learning Outcome

At the end of this course students are able to:

LO 1 Explain the association of modifying factors in periodontal disease and the healing process following periodontal treatment. C2
LO 2 Select the appropriate treatment for condition with advance periodontal destruction. C4
LO 3 Manage patient according to their needs and diagnosis. P4
LO 4 Communicate effectively with patients and their parent, colleague and supporting staff. A2, P4
LO 5 Demonstrate sound teamwork, ethics, professional behaviour, confidentiality and communication principles in relation to all members of the team and when dealing with the public. A3
9 Transferable skills Skills in ability to categorize every periodontal case, and come up with proper treatment plan and perform non-surgical periodontal treatment under specialist supervision.
10 Teaching-learning and assessment strategy Teaching and learning strategy includes varies teaching activities such as lecture, tutorial, small group discussion, clinical, revision.

A number of assessment methods will be used. These include pen-paper tests such as Objective Questions (One Best Answer), Modified/Short Essay Questions, OSCE, continuous assessment in practical and clinical sessions.

11 Synopsis This course will expose students to the modifiable factors that associated with periodontal diseases. Knowledge on these factors is expected to be incorporated in clinical management. Periodontal treatment will be planned and implemented according to phases such as, systemic, initial, and corrective and maintenance. The management of specific periodontal condition such as acute lesion, furcation involvement, occlusal trauma and mobile teeth will also be discussed. Students will be exposed The steps involved in healing process following periodontal therapy.
12 Mode of Delivery Lecture, tutorial, small group discussion, clinical, revision.
13 Assessment Methods and Types A number of assessment methods will be used. These include pen-paper tests such as Objective Questions (One Best Answer), Modified/Short Essay Questions, OSCE, continuous assessment in practical and clinical sessions.

End of semester I examination consists of Objective questions (40 questions) 40% and Modified Essay Questions/Short Essay Questions (60%).

Both formative and summative assessment will be used. The proportion of these types of assessment are presented below:

 

DAC4325

Mid Semester 1                                : 30%

End of Semester 1 Exam                 : 70%

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Content  outline of the course/module and the SLT per topic

1.    Periodontal probing in health & disease

2.    Initial phase therapy

3.    Healing after periodontal therapy

4.    Assessment of treatment outcome

5.    Examination & Diagnosis (chemical Plaque control)

6.    Supportive Periodontal Therapy

7.    Management of acute periodontal lesion

8.    Management of furcation involvement

9.    Occlusal trauma & Periodontal status

10. Management of mobile teeth

11. Chemical  plaque control

18  References:

* Main references

** Additional references

*Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, 4th edition, (2003) Lindhe, Karring, Lang

*Clinical Periodontology, Carranza’s, 10th Edition (2006)

*Periodontics: Medicine, Surgery, and Implants (2004), Rose, Mealey and Genco

**Color Atlas of Dental Medicine (Periodontology), Wolf, Rateitschak and Hassell, 3rd edition (2005).