Biomaterials I

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΫΛΙΚΑ Ι / Biomaterials I
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorElisavet Koulaouzidou
Course ID240000565

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

Registered students: 40
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course212

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
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
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The main objectives of this course is to equip students with the knowledge concerning the selection and use of materials used in dental clinical practice, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness and potential problems resulting from intraoral function of materials.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course covers the issues of composition and structure of the materials used in Dentistry. Dental materials are either used for the execution of dental procedures or as permanent restorative materials. Additionally, the critical properties of dental materials are presented and discussed, placing emphasis on the properties pertinent to the interactions between dental materials and the biological substrate.
dental materials, dental materials' properties, applied dental materials
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
Laboratory Work140.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
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