Forensic Dentistry

Course Information
TitleΟΔΟΝΤΟΪΑΤΡΟΔΙΚΑΣΤΙΚΗ / Forensic Dentistry
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorChristos Stavrianos
Course ID240000673

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses742

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
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)
Required Courses
  • 100404C Oral Radiology II
  • 100406C Preclinical Endodontics I
  • 100504C Fixed Prosthodontics I
Learning Outcomes
Forensic Dentistry, can be defined as the vital branch of dentistry that occludes its basic principles and knowledge in the field of urban and criminal cases and has as purpose the scientific expertise, the detection and solution of crime, widely existing social problems and finally to be a source of information for archeological and anthropological studies.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
These applications include: • Identification of unknown decedents by the teeth, jaws and craniofacial bones • Recognition of victims of mass disasters. • Age estimations of both living and deceased persons including neo natal remains. • Analysis of bite marks found on victims of attack. Identification of bitemarks in other substances such as wood, leather and food stuffs. Analysis of weapon marks using the principles of bite mark analysis. • Investigation of family violence (marital abuse, children or elder abuse/neglect). • Contribution in anthropological and archaeological research. • Dental jurisprudence including expert witness testimon.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Course Organization
Laboratory Work261
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Α) Οδοντιατροδικαστική. Συμβολή στη διαλεύκανση υποθέσεων. Τόμος Ι, Τόμος ΙΙ., Βασικά στοιχεία- Εξελικτική πορεία –Εφαρμογές. Σταυριανός Χρήστος. Εκδ.University Studio Press, 2009. Τόμος Ι. (Κεφάλαια: εισαγωγή, 12, 37 : σελίδες ( 29, 33, 37, 45, 47, 56,67, 73, 84, 85, 95, 401) Τόμος ΙΙ. (Κεφάλαια: 42,43, 48,50, 52, 58, 69, 71, 76, 77, 78: σελίδες 17, 36, 87, 104, 127, 195, 324, 337, 368, 385, 402).
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