Dental Morphology

Course Information
TitleΟΔΟΝΤΙΚΗ ΜΟΡΦΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Dental Morphology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorDimitrios Dionysopoulos
Course ID600018354

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

Registered students: 131
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course213

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Education of morphology of permanent and deciduous teeth, dental terminology according to FDI system and tooth eruption. At the end of the lessons the students should be aware and able to describe the differences between permanent and deciduous teeth, upper and lower teeth and left and right teeth. They also should be able to recognize the teeth and to reproduce their morphological characteristics in wax and on paper.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Lectures: - Introduction to Dental Morphology - Terminology - Categories of teeth - Eruption of teeth - Morphology of permanent maxillary and mandibular incisors - Morphology of permanent maxillary and mandibular canines - Morphology of maxillary and mandibular premolars - Morphology of permanent maxillary molars - Morphology of permanent mandibular molars - Guidelines for the laboratory excercises - Morphology of upper deciduous teeth - Morphology of lower deciduous teeth - Differencies between permanent and deciduous teeth 2. Laboratory exercises - Wax carving of permanent teeth - Partial crown reconstruction of permanent teeth - Identification of human permanent teeth 3. Homework - Drawing of all permanent teeth
Dental morphology, eruption of the teeth, dental terminology, permanent teeth, deciduous teeth
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work522
Reading Assigment240.9
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Evaluation of laboratory practice: 1. Written Examination 2. Homework
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Οδηγός εργαστηριακών ασκήσεων οδοντικής μορφολογίας και εισαγωγής στη σύγκλειση, Κακάμπουρα Α, Ραχιώτης Χ, Βουγιουκλάκης Γ, Broken Hill Publishers LTD, Αθήνα, 2011
Additional bibliography for study
Γαλιατσάτος Α, Σεμπεπου Ι. Εργαστηριακές σημειώσεις Οδοντικής Μορφολογίας. Αθήνα, 2010. Δουβίτσας Γ. Οδοντική μορφολογία και εισαγωγή στη σύγκλειση. Εκδόσεις Ελληνικά Γράμματα. Αθήνα, 2001. Hilton Riquieri. Dental Anatomy and Morphology. Quintessence Publishing
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