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: 104
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course633

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
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
The student is expected within the course to: 1. Will know the full range of theoretical knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology, Etiology, Pathogenesis, Epidemiology and Classification related to Periodontics. 2. He will be familiar with the distinction of pathological conditions in periodontal tissues 3. Will be practiced in the use of scaling and root-planing tools 4. Will understandd the proper examination, diagnosis and treatment of cases of gingivitis or periodontal health. 5. Will develop the necessary skills to be able to treat cases of gingivitis
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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