Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Oral Health Sciences Program for Oral Health Science
Lecture Code J1605210 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name スポーツ歯科・顎関節症保健学
Subject Name
(Katakana)
スポーツシカ・ガクカンセツショウホケンガク
Subject Name in
English
Health Science on Sports Dentistry and Temporomandibular
Instructor NIKAWA HIROKI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ニカワ ヒロキ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Fri7-8:DEN Lecture Rm 3
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Focused on lectures , a lot of copying from the blackboard, reporting assignments 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 27 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 3rd year students of Course of Oral Health
Keywords Sports dentistry, temporomandibular joint arthrosis, sleep apnea syndrome, prevention, treatment 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
Acquirement of knowledge and skills of sports dentistry and temporomandibular joint arthrosis 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Oral Health Science
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knoweldge and understanding of specialities related to dental hygienist (dental disease prevention, dental treatment assist, detal health guidance) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Dental injury caused by sports is the most common type of injury for young people. Moreover, temporomandibular joint arthrosis, which is regarded as the fourth disease in the field of dentistry, is increasing in young patients. In this class, lectures will be given regarding the overview of injuries in the mouth caused by sports, preventive methods, preventive devices, and treatment. In addition, lectures will be given regarding the overview of temporomandibular joint arthrosis, classification, treatment method, therapeutic device, theory of occlusion, fundamentals of jaw movements, and dental materials used for the devices. Students will be made to acquire the knowledge of sports-related injuries and temporomandibular joint arthrosis required in the field of school dental health, and to gain the ability to give advice or supervise their prevention, early detection and early treatment. 
Class Schedule lesson1
Oral appliance: Introduction   ―  definition, types, objectives, and production method
lesson2
Temporomandibular joint arthrosis    :  Overview (definition, classification, symptoms, causes, and cases): Tsuga
lesson3
Temporomandibular joint arthrosis    : Investigation, diagnosis, treatment method
lesson4
Temporomandibular joint arthrosis    :  Conservative treatment method (splint therapy)
Sleep apnea syndrome: Outline (definition, diagnosis, treatment method)
lesson5
Sports dentistry: Definition, objectives, history, types of injuries, and protectors (mouth guard)
lesson6
Sports dentistry: Epidemiology, prediction, and prevention of sports-related dental injuries
lesson7
Sports dentistry: Countermeasures for and treatment of sports-related dental injuries
lesson8
Examination

Reporting assignments 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Lecture style (focused on lectures; a lot of copying from the blackboard; textbook/handouts/resume for lectures available)
Type of audiovisual materials used (PowerPoint, etc.) 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Textbook, handouts, audio materials, visuals (video/PC/other image data) 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Students must review after every class. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Academic assessment will be made globally on the basis of examination (approximately 70%), reports (20%), and attendance status/attitude in attending classes (approximately 10%). 
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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