Oral Ecology

Course Information
TitleΟΙΚΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΣΤΟΜΑΤΟΣ / Oral Ecology
Code100105C
FacultyHealth Sciences
SchoolDentistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorSotirios Kalfas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID240000553

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 142
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600121864
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course aims: a) to provide knowledge about the oral cavity as an ecosystem influenced by exogenous and endogenous factors, and b) to improve the understanding of the physiological functions of this ecosystem.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course includes: a description of the abiotic and biotic parts of the oral ecosystem, the formation and metabolic activities of the living part, the importance of the ecosystem balance for maintaining oral health, as well as the health consequences in cases of disturbance of the ecological balance e.g. in caries and periodontal diseases.
Keywords
Οral ecosystem, disturbance ecosystem, balance ecosystem, microbial metabolic activities, saliva
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Moodle
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures783
Reading Assigment240.9
Exams20.1
Total1044
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
05-07-2016