Course ObjectiveCompetences covered according to the General Educational Framework
Dentistry 2008: I (4), II (4), III a-j, l, m (4), IV (4), V (4), VI a,
b, d-h, l, m, o, u (4), VII (4)
• is able to diagnose and treat uncomplicated TMD problems that are
described in the Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders.
• is able to diagnose and treat uncomplicated tooth wear patients
with local wear in maximally two of six sextants.
Course ContentDuring this clinical course, the student will diagnose and treat
patients in the OPD clinic with uncomplicated orofacial pain and
dysfunction of the masticatory system under tight guidance of a senior
staff member (straightforward level of skills). In addition, they will
always work in couples with a third-year student, who will take over
when the case turns out to be more complicated than expected in advance.
Further, the first-year students participate in the weekly patient
The students document their clinical activities in a structured way in a
Teaching MethodsSelf-Study; Clinical work; Patient discussions; Clinical literature
discussion; Clinical work
Method of AssessmentLearning assessment
The student needs to pass all components undermentioned
• Portfolio assessment
• Good; Pass; or Fail.
Literature• Relevant clinical protocols and guidelines.
• Recent articles with a clinical focus/relevance.
Additional InformationAdmission prerequisites: The student needs to have successfully passed
the Clinical Introduction to Oral Kinesiology – Clinic A before being
admitted to the Clinical Introduction to Oral Kinesiology – Clinic B.
|Period||Ac. Year (sept)|
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Dentistry|
|Course Coordinator||dr. P. Wetselaar|
|Examiner||dr. P. Wetselaar|
dr. R.H. Kuijs
dr. M. Koutris
dr. G. Aarab
dr. P. Wetselaar
prof. dr. C.M. Visscher
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