Biology of the Periodontal Ecosystem

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΟΔΟΝΤΙΚΩΝ ΙΣΤΩΝ / Biology of the Periodontal Ecosystem
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorDimitra Sakellari
Course ID240000649

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

Registered students: 181
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course633

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Acquisition of fundamental knowledge of the anatomy of periodontal tissues Acquisition of fundamental knowledge of aetiopathogenesis of periodontal diseases Knowledge of completion of periodontal chart Acquisition of fundamental knowledge of therapeutic management of periodontal diseases
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Aim: to educate in fundamental knowledge of Periodontology, which is necessary for clinical training during the following semesters. At the end of 6th semester, the student shall acquire basic knowledge of the anatomy of the periodontium, aetiology and classification of periodontal diseases, systemic and local risk factors, and therefore be able to correctly complete periodontal chart and record. In addition, the student shall know correct oral hygiene procedures and instrumentation for debridement and scaling-root planning.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Clinical Practice522
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
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