Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Dentistry
Lecture Code J1507160 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 歯科矯正学II
Subject Name
シカキョウセイガク II
Subject Name in
Orthodontics II
タニモト コウタロウ,アサカワ ユキ,クニマツ リョウ,ヒロセ ナオト
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues1-4:DEN Lecture Rm 6
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 4th grade
Keywords Orthodontics, Orthodontic diagnosis, Orthodontic force, Orthodontic appliance, Retention ,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge regarding basic and clinical dental medicine
・Knowledge of life sciences
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Rich humanity, understanding of professional responsibilities of a dentist, and general capabilities including basic knowledge, skills, and attitude required for putting such responsibilities into practice 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To master the basis of diagnostics and therapeutics of orthodontics. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1, Diagnostics - A basis of orthodontic diagnosis -
Lesson 2, Diagnostics - Orthodontic examination -
Lesson 3, Diagnostics - Orthodontic treatment planning -
Lesson 4, Diagnostics - Tooth extraction in orthodontic treatment -
Lesson 5, Therapeutics - Orthodontic appliances (1) -
Lesson 6, Therapeutics - Orthodontic force and anchorage -
Lesson 7, Therapeutics - Property of orthodontic materials -
Lesson 8, Therapeutics - Orthodontic appliances (2) -
Lesson 9, Biological reaction in orthodontic treatment
Lesson 10, Therapeutics - Orthodontic treatment in primary and mixed dentition (1) -
Lesson 11, Therapeutics - Orthodontic treatment in primary and mixed dentition (2) -
Lesson 12, Therapeutics - Orthodontic treatment in permanent dentition (1) -
Lesson 13, Therapeutics - Orthodontic treatment in permanent dentition (2) -
Lesson 14, Therapeutics - Orthodontic treatment in cooperation with other departments -
Lesson 15, Therapeutics - Retention, oral hygiene -

Written examination, report (as required) 
Contemporary Orthodontics, 5th edition by William R. Proffit (ELSEVIER)
Orthodontics, 6th edition (Ishiyaku shuppan, in Japanese) 
PC or AV used in
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Please read the relevant pages of designated textbook for deeper understanding. 
Grading Method Written examination, taking account of reports  
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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