Course Objective

Competences covered according to the General Educational Framework
Dentistry 2008: I a-j (5), II (5), VI b, m, o (4)
The student has
• in-depth knowledge of the etiology of peri-implantitis.
• in-depth knowledge of the patient specific risk factors involved with
the prevalence of the illness in the general population.
• in-depth knowledge of the specific micro biological factors involved
with the prevalence of the illness.
• in-depth knowledge of the non-invasive and invasive treatment
strategies when treating patients with peri-implantitis.

Course Content

Peri-implantitis can be seen as one of the most threatening risks
implant patients can turn up against. In this module the etiology,
patient risk assessment, differences with periodontal diseases,
treatment strategies and treatment outcomes will be discussed.

Teaching Methods

Self-study; Seminars; Assignments; Pico-format

Method of Assessment

Learning assessment
• Overall assessment of assignments during the seminars (grade: good /
pass / fail)
• Presentation (grade: good / pass / fail)
• Written exam (grade: 1-10)

A prerequisite for grade registration (grade 0-10) is successful
completion of the seminar assignments and presentation. In case of a
fail for the seminar assignment(s) and/or the presentation, and a pass
for the final exam, a 5.0 will be registered and students will need to
redo the relevant seminar assignment(s).


• A choice of chapters from the following books depending on topics.
- Clinical periodontology and implant dentistry (Lindhe)
- Glossary of Oral And Maxillofacial Implants
- Treatment guide 8
• Reader with selected research papers

General Information

Course Code T_PEIMPLI2
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 prof. dr. B.G. Loos MSc

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself