Course syllabus for

Clinical course in orthodontics - orthodontics as part of oral rehabilitation, 7.5 credits

Klinisk kurs i ortodonti - ortodontins roll vid oral rehabilitering, 7.5 hp
This course syllabus is valid from autumn 2011.
Course code
Course name
Clinical course in orthodontics - orthodontics as part of oral rehabilitation
7.5 credits
Form of Education
Contract education (credits)
Main field of study 
AV - Second cycle 
Grading scale
Fail (U) or pass (G)
Department of Dental Medicine
Decided by
Styrelsen för utbildning
Decision date
Course syllabus valid from
Autumn 2011

Specific entry requirements

Dental Degree of at least 180 credits. In addition, knowledge of English equivalent to English B is required.


- Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the morphological and functional consequences of tooth loss, diseases of the tooth supporting tissue and malocclusions with skeletal etiology - Plan care in collaboration with other dental specialties - Select and evaluate different treatment options - Practical implementation of the orthodontic treatment portion - Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the differences between orthodontic treatment in children and adults


State of the art presentations of the various dental specialties. Different possibilities for overcoming problems caused by lack of tooth/teeth, implants, pre-prosthetic orthodontics, orthognathic surgery, bone distraction, orthodontic treatment of periodontally damaged dentition. Orthognathic surgery planning. Multidisciplinary aplasia treatment. Oral appliances and splints for snoring and sleep apnea.

Teaching methods

Lectures, joint treatment planning rounds, and clinical work on patients.


Present knowledge of the role of orthodontics in occlusal rehabilitation and apply this knowledge in clinical situations and treatment. Clinical audit and report of patients treated. Analysis and synthesis of one's own patient cases.

Other directives

Language of instruction: English.

Literature and other teaching aids

Ong, MA; et al Interrelationship between periodontics and adult orthodontics 25 (1998) :4, s. 271-7

Proffit, William R.; White, Raymond P.; Sarver, David M. Contemporary treatment of dentofacial deformity
Roblee, Richard D. Interdisciplinary dentofacial therapy : a comprehensive approach to optimal patient care