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Department for Cariology and Gerodontology

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Studying caries in the microscope

Ordinary teaching covers diagnostics, treatment planning, prevention and clinical treatment of caries diseases and their implications. Importance is currently attached to the teaching of caries diagnostics and treatment planning, with particular emphasis on preventive caries therapy and modern operative therapy.

Teaching is given on fluoride, saliva and pellicle, plaque and plaque microbiology, tooth wear and caries epidemiology and etiology. Included in the clinical teaching is overall responsibility for coordinating and evaluating students’ work in the integrated part of the clinical teaching.

The teaching comprises lectures, problem-based learning, seminars, supervision and overall clinical responsibility for ordinary students in addition to supervising and teaching candidates taking further education.


Institute of Clinical Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry
Box 1109 Blindern
0317 Oslo

Visiting address

Geitmyrsveien 71

Head of section

Professor Morten Rykke

Published Oct. 27, 2010 6:12 PM - Last modified Mar. 15, 2021 10:17 AM