The Edentulous Patient, Occlusion and Dental Materials


Course Objective

Competences covered according to the General Educational Framework
Dentistry 2008: II a-f (5), VI a, b, e, f, h, j-n, p-s, u, v (5)
The student has
• in-depth knowledge of complete denture prosthodontics
• in-depth knowledge of different occlusal schemes
• in-depth knowledge of the materials used in Oral Implantology and
Implant Prosthodontics.

Course Content

In this module topics concerning the edentulous patients and their
specific problems and treatment strategies, will be presented.
Principles of occlusion in dentistry will be covered but the effects of
implant loading/overloading will be covered in the second year.
Relevant knowledge of materials used in oral implantology will be
covered as a basis for further detailed study when specific topics in
this field will be covered in the later years of training.

Teaching Methods

Self-study; Seminars; Assignments

Method of Assessment

Learning assessment
The student needs to pass all components undermentioned
• Overall assessment of assignments during the seminars (grade: Good;
Pass; or Fail)
• Presentation (grade: Good; Pass; or Fail)
• Written exam (grade: 1-10)

• A prerequisite for grade registration (grade 1-10) is successful
completion of the seminar assignments as well as the presentation to be
graded as good or pass. In case of a fail for one or more of the seminar
assignments and/or the presentation and a pass for the final exam, a 5.0
will be registered and students will need to retake the relevant seminar
assignments and/or presentation.


• A choice of chapters from the following books depending on topics (all
- Atlas of tooth and implants supported Prosthodontics (Weinberg)
- Glossary of Oral And Maxillofacial Implants
- Dental Implant restoration (Stuart)
- Implant Overdentures (Feine / Carlsson)
- ITI treatment guide 4
- Suprastructuren op implantaten (de Lange / Meijer)
- De volledige gebitsprothese in woord en beeld (Kalk)

• Reader with selected research papers

General Information

Course Code T_I1EDENT
Credits 3 EC
Period Ac. Year (sept)
Course Level 400
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Dentistry
Course Coordinator prof. dr. B.G. Loos MSc
Examiner prof. dr. B.G. Loos MSc
Teaching Staff drs. J. Huigen

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself