Treatment of oral diseases

Course Information
TitleΘΕΡΑΠΕΥΤΙΚΗ ΤΩΝ ΝΟΣΗΜΑΤΩΝ ΤΟΥ ΣΤΟΜΑΤΟΣ / Treatment of oral diseases
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAthanasios Poulopoulos
Course ID600019816

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

Registered students: 34
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, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: 1. To know the current data on the action/complications of different categories of drugs in the treatment of oral and dental diseases 2. To know about the manifestations of side effects in the oral mucosa & the teeth of all kinds of medicines that patients receive for other diseases. 3.To know about modern therapeutic approaches in complex entities, which need cooperation with other medical specialties and how the dentist's participation in such therapeutic groups is included. Through the presentation of modern literature, students will be able to: 5. Evaluate differences in treatment patterns, 6. To judge the optimal choice of each treatment for a specific disease 7. Recognize the range of side effects and ways to prevent and treat them in clinical practice.
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
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Oral Pharmacokinetics / Pharmacodynamics, 2. Anesthetics-Anti-Inflammatory-Analgesics in Oral Medicine-Dentistry, 3. Antibiotics in Dentistry & Oral Medicine (Treatment-Prevention), 4. Antifungal agents, 5. Immunosuppressants-Immunomodulators in Oral Medicine, 6. Chemotherapy in oral pathology 7. Bisphonates and osteonecrosis of the jaws, 8. Nervous system drugs in pain management & burning mouth syndrome, 9. Dental Materials for Restorative Dentistry-Biocompatibility, 10. Special groups of patients in Dentistry & Oral Medicine & Modification of pharmaceutical schemes, 11. Adverse reactions of drugs manifestated in oral mucosa, 12. Photodynamic therapy and laser in Oral Medicine, 13. Drug / vaccine absorption technology from the oral mucosa for systemic use.
oral pharmacology, oral diseases
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
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
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
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