Biology of Dental Implants

Course Information
TitleΒΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΕΜΦΥΤΕΥΜΑΤΩΝ / Biology of Dental Implants
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorGeorgios Makris
Course ID240000686

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

Registered students: 105
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses842

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
A course aiming to explore and understand the biologic foundation of modern implantology.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course explores the following chapters : 1. Historical background of dental implants . Safety regulations 2. Biology of osseointegration and morphology of periimplant tissues 3. Titanium- material of choice and its properties . 4. Biology of bone reactions from the extraction of tooth until the establishment of osseointegration . 5. Microphenomena occurring on the surface of the implant during the process of osseointegration . 6. Infection of perimplant tissues. 7. Biomechanics. 8. Risk factors in implantology . 9. Prognosis ,survival and success of dental implants
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
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 (Summative)
  • Τρεις πρόοδοι κατά την διάρκεια του εξαμήνου . Μικρές βιβλιογραφικές εργασίες μπορούν να αναβαθμίσουν την Βαθμολογική ε
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Το μάθημα υποστηρίζεται από το βιβλίο ΄΄Βιολογία Εμφυτευμάτων , Μακρής Γ., σελ . 1-551 , University studio Press 2015.
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