Osseogenesis and Osseointegration


Course Objective

Competences according to the General Educational framework Dentistry
2008 are: II (5)
The student has
• in depth knowledge of bone osseogenesis and osseointegration.

Course Content

Wound healing and the healing of bone around a dental implant is a
well-organized repair mechanism of the human body. Implant specialists
penetrate both the bone and soft tissues of patients’ oral cavity on a
regular base. It is paramount that they understand the organized repair
mechanisms of the body with special emphasis on bone.

Teaching Methods

Self-study; Seminars

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
- The osseointegration book (Branemark)
- Bone reformation (Lundgren)
- Glossary of Oral And Maxillofacial Implants
- Bone (Garg)
- Cell to Cell communication (Video)

• Reader with selected research papers

General Information

Course Code T_OSSEOI1
Credits 4 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 Y. Liu
dr. E.J. Blom
drs. P.W. van Elsas
drs. J.H.P. Cosse

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself