Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Oral Health Sciences Program for Oral Engineering
Lecture Code J1703060 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 顎口腔機能学実習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practice on Stmatognathic System and Function
タヂ ツヨシ,ミネ ユウイチ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds5-10:DEN Training Rm 3,DEN Training Rm 4
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
(More Details)
Focused on practices, mutual practices, reporting assignments 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 2nd year students of Course of Oral Engineering
Keywords Jaw movement, Semiadjustable articulator, Jaw function tests, Splint, Mouth guard, Sports dentistry 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
To understand the overview of the study of jaw functions in oral engineering (jaw function tests, how to use semiadjustable articulator, how to prepare splints, and how to prepare mouth guards) through practices. 
Criterion referenced
Oral Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・The capacity and attitude necessary for practicing specialized fields of dental technicians (dental technique) as a dental team. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand jaw movements and jaw functions using jaw function tests and semiadjustable articulators. In addition, mouth guards, which are used in prevention of sports-related injury and diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular joint arthrosis, will be prepared. 
Class Schedule 1st class
Preparation of study model
Preparation of study cast (Mine, Taji)
2nd class
Preparation of mouth guards [1] (Taji, Mine)
Jaw function tests (Taji, Mine)
3rd class
Preparation of mouth guards [2] (Taji, Mine)
4th class
Practices for using semiadjustable articulators [1] (Mine, Taji)
5th class
Practices for using semiadjustable articulators [2] (Mine, Taji)
6th class
Preparation of mouth guards [3] (Taji, Mine)
7th class
Summary (Taji, Mine)

Submission of assigned reports, Submission of works 
Practice notes to be distributed
Saishin Shika Gikoshi Kyohon “Gakukouku Kinougaku” (New dental technicians’ text book “Stomatognathic Function Science”) (Ishiyaku Shuppan)
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, handouts, images 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students are required to review after all classes. Reports must be submitted by the due date. 
Grading Method Academic assessment will be made globally on the basis of attitude of practice (10%), works produced (60%), and reports (30%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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