After successful completion of the course, the students will know:
a) how to combine the knowledge and the way of thinking of a basic science, such as physics, with a clinical science, such as dentistry, towards the attempt to understand and explain biological phenomena.
b) the basic physical principles upon which this specialty is based.
c) the fundamental operating principles upon which many dentist instruments and imaging equipment are based.
d) the use and operation of basic instruments and systems used in Dentistry.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Energy, Work and Heat, Waves, Acoustics, Ultrasound, Geometrical Optics, Lasers, Basic Physical Properties of Liquids Flow, Electric Fields-Electrostatic Physics, Electric Current, Magnetism, Useful Bioelectric standards, Semiconductors-Electronics, Biomechanics, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance-Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Non-Ionizing Radiations, Theory for the Laboratory Exercises.