Oral cells, tissues and diseases under microscopy

Course Information
TitleΚΥΤΤΑΡΑ, ΙΣΤΟΙ ΚΑΙ ΝΟΣΗΜΑΤΑ ΤΟΥ ΣΤΟΜΑΤΟΣ ΣΤΟΝ ΦΑΚΟ ΤΟΥ ΜΙΚΡΟΣΚΟΠΙΟΥ / Oral cells, tissues and diseases under microscopy
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorDimitrios Andreadis
Course ID600020404

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

Registered students: 44
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses632

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will have a preliminary study of oral cells, tissues and oral diseases on their microscopic appearance. In addition to understanding the basic structures of oral tissues and cells, they will have a thorough understanding of the substrate and the microscopic changes that have taken place in the tissues leading to the development of several oral mucosal diseases as well as salivary glands and jaws.
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
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Tissues and cells of the oral mucosa, jaws and salivary glands 2. Histological apperance in the various areas of the oral mucosa. Differences with other mucous membranes 3. BAsic histological lesions of the oral mucosa 4. Benign epithelial lesions 5. Malignant epithelial lesions 6. Bullous immune-mediated oral-skin diseases 7. Infections 8. Pigmented lesions-Nevi-Melanoma 9. Papillary or tumor-like lesions of the oral mucosa Benign & Malignant 10. Non-neoplastic & Neoplastic diseases of salivary glands 11. Cysts 12. Osteomyelitis, benign and malignant jaw diseases 13. Odontogenic tumors
Oral Histology, Oral Pathology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
«Στοματολογία», των καθηγητών κ. κ. Αλέξανδρου Κολοκοτρώνη και Απόστολου Επιβατιανού, 2011, εκδόσεις University Studio Press. Κωδ. Εύδοξου: 12823766
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