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091751S Periodontology II, 2 ECTS cr 
Code 091751S  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Periodontology II  Abbreviation Periodontol II 
Scope2 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline5402 Dentistry 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Dentistry 

Pernu, Hilkka Elina 

ECTS Credits 

2 ECTS credits

Language of instruction 



3rd year, Spring term

Learning outcomes 

To give additional knowledge and skills for nonsurgical periodontal therapy


Classification of periodontal diseases and periodontal case definitions. Individual and population based preventive periodontal therapy; Clinical microbiology and antibiotics in periodontal therapy. Treatment of deep periodontal pockets, furcation lesions; Epidemiology and risk factors of periodontal diseases. Acute gingival and periodontal diseases. Ultrasonic and airpressure devices in periodontal treatment.

Mode of delivery 

Lectures, phantom and simulation practice, seminars/small groups, individual studies

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures, seminars/small groups, individual studies

Target group 

3rd year dental students

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Previous courses in periodontology

Recommended optional programme components 


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).

Assessment methods and criteria 

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


Scale 0-5 or pass/fail. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.

Person responsible 

Senior lecturer Hilkka Pernu

Professor Pekka Ylöstalo

Working life cooperation 


Other information 

Previous course name: Special Topics in Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Parodontologia II  Course  Pernu, Hilkka Elina  08.12.21 -30.03.22

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