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090177A-03 Periodontology IV, 0 ECTS cr / 0 cu 
Code 090177A-03  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Periodontology IV  Abbreviation Periodontol IV 
Scope0 ECTS cr / 0 cu   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline5402 Dentistry 
TypePartial credit   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Dentistry 

Meeri Ojala 

ECTS Credits 

0 ECTS credits (part of 5 ECTS cr study module, correspondents to 0.3 ECTS cr workload)

Language of instruction 



4th year Autumn term, Subjects studies

Learning outcomes 

To understand special features of periodontal tissues on children and adolescents. To regonise early changes and identify risk individuals and make a treatment plan.


Diagnostics and treatment of periodontal diseases of young and adolescents.

Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching, individual studies

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures and patient cases 3 hours, examination

Target group 

4th year dental students

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Student must have passed earlier theoretical study modules in periodontology.

Recommended optional programme components 

This study module is part of combination of oral and cranial growth and development.

Recommended or required reading 

Newman and Carranzas Clinical Periodontology. Thirteenth (13th) Edition. Newman, Takei, Klokkevold, Carranza. W.B. Saunders Company (2019). ISBN: 978-0-323-52300-4 (or the newest edition).

Available lecture books can be checked from this link.

Assessment methods and criteria 

Written examination together with the courses of Pedodontics, Periodontal Diseases in Children, Oral Health and Health Service System, Pediatric Oral and Maxillofaxial Surgery and Abnormal eruption of permanent tooth.

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 Pekka Ylöstalo, Meeri Ojala

Working life cooperation 



Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Parodontologia IV  Course  Meeri Ojala  23.11.20

Future examinations
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Parodontologia IV exam  Exam    04.12.20
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