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090171A-02 Organization and Providers of Oral Health Care Services, 0 ECTS cr / 0 cu 
Code 090171A-02  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Organization and Providers of Oral Health Care Services  Abbreviation Organization an 
Scope0 ECTS cr / 0 cu   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline5402 Dentistry 
TypePartial credit   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Dentistry 

Marja-Liisa Laitala 

ECTS Credits 

Part of 3 ECTS cr study module, correspondents to 0,5 ECTS credits workload

Language of instruction 



1st study year

Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, the student will be familiar with

  • oral health care personnel and main collaborators, organizations and providers of oral health care services in Finland
  • the principles and importance of health promotion
  • the main oral diseases and basic principles of oral self-care

Oral health care personnel and main collaboraters, organizations and providers of oral care in Finland, principles of health promotion, main oral diseases and oral self-care

Part of the teaching is integrated at C1 with the teaching of Department of Public Health Science and General Practice.


Mode of delivery 

Contact teaching

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures 3.5 h, visit to public dental care, learning diary

Target group 

1st year dental students

Prerequisites and co-requisites 


Recommended optional programme components 

043037P Public health

Recommended or required reading 

Materials given during the course

Assessment methods and criteria 

The assessment of the course is based on the learning outcomes of the course

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


The course unit utilizes verbal grading scale pass/fail.

Person responsible 

PhD, DDS Marja-Liisa Laitala, PhD, DDS Anna-Maija Syrjälä

Working life cooperation 

Visit to health care center

Other information 

Course is part of Basic knowledge and skills in dentistry strand


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Suun terveydenhuollon toimintatahot  Course  Syrjälä, Anna-Maija Hannele  27.08.21 -19.10.21

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