Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics III -IV

Course Information
TitleΟΡΘΟΔΟΝΤΙΚΗ (ΙV) / Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics III -IV
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorNikolaos Topouzelis
Course ID240000363

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim of this course is to familiarize students with orthodontic diagnostic tests and theoretically train them to use those tests in order to better recognize, classify and assess malocclusion. Moreover, the course aims at theoretical and practical training in the treatment of some simple dentoalveolar malocclusions and the understanding of the possibilities offered by orthodontic therapy in the treatment of functional and complex occlusal abnormalities (such as patients with clefts or orthognathic abnormalities). Finally, the student is taught the basics regarding side effects and first aid during orthodontic treatment.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
In 10th semester the student attends seminars of clinical interest in which the following subjects are taught: 1) Occlusal abnormalities caused by functional disorders, 2) contribution of orthodontics in addressing complex dentoskeletal abnormalities (e.g. cleft etc.), 3) Angle’s Class III malocclusions treatment, 4) vertical malocclusions treatment 5) transverse malocclusions treatment, 6) facial asymmetries treatment, and 7) side effects and first aid during orthodontic treatment. Moreover, students follow the various stages of treatment in the post-graduate clinic.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
Clinical Practice13
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
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