|1||Name of Course||Periodontology II|
|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|
Total Student Learning Time
Total Guided and Independent Learning
|6||Credit Value (Hours)||2 credit|
|At the end of this course students are able to:
|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:
Mid Semester 1 : 30%
End of Semester 1 Exam : 70%
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
* 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).
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