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091732A Stomatognathic Physiology II (pathofunction), 4 ECTS cr 
Code 091732A  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Stomatognathic Physiology II (pathofunction)  Abbreviation Pathofunction 
Scope4 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline5402 Dentistry 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Dentistry 

Kirsi Sipilä 

ECTS Credits 

4 ECTS credits

Language of instruction 



3rd study year Autumn term


The concept of pathofunction of the masticatory system; epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD); examination of a patient: differential diagnosis and treatment procedures.

Mode of delivery 

Lectures, demonstrations, self-access learning

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures, demonstrations, self-access learning

Target group 

3rd year dental students

Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 


Recommended or required reading 

Lecture handout material,

Okeson JP. Management of temporomandibular disorders and occlusion 7 ed. Elsevier Mosby 2013, pages 102-316, 375-398, 443-456.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Written exam

Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.


The course unit utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.

Person responsible 

Professor Kirsi Sipilä, Senior Lecturer Ritva Näpänkangas

Working life cooperation 


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Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Stomatognathic Physiology II  Course  Kirsi Sipilä  01.10.21 -18.11.21

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