In the Oral Medicine & Oral Pathology course, students learn about a range of lesions of the oral and maxillofacial region, including oral manifestations of systemic diseases, and to determine initial diagnoses, and provide treatment for medically compromised patients.
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course includes all the content of Oral Medicine/Pathology I (introduction to pathology of the oral and maxillofacial region, diagnostic methodology, histopathological lesions, developmental malformations, syndromes of the head and neck, neoplasms of the oral and maxillofacial region, inflammatory hyperplasias, precancerous lesions and conditions, carcinogenesis, odontogenic tumors and cysts of the soft tissues). However, special emphasis is given to the clinical picture, diagnosis and differential diagnosis approach, as well as to the therapeutic management. Special attention is also given to the medical and dental past history, to physical and psychosomatic approach, as well as to clinical examination of the patient. The educational methods used for this course are student’s attendance in the clinic and seminars. Criteria of evaluation are the regular attendance of the seminars and success in the exams at the end of the 9th semester.