Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
200003042001ORAL DIAGNOSIS AND RADIOLOGYCompulsory353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The main objectives of this course are to provide theory and practice of major principles of radiology, imaging techniques, principles of image interpretation, differential diagnosis of pathology.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Günnur Lomçalı, Prof.Dr. Yasemin Bir,Prof.Dr. Zuhal Tuğsel, Prof.Dr. Güniz Baksı Şen, Prof.Dr.Pelin Güneri, Prof.Dr.Nesrin Dündar
Learning Outcomes
1Dentomaxillofacial radiological examinations required for lesion diagnosis shall be made at the end of the course.
2When required, adjunct imaging modalities shall be ordered and interpreted.
3Orofacial lesions that are caused by local and/or systemic disorders shall be recognized and the relationship between the lesion and the patient complaint shall be assessed.
4All radiological and other image data shall be synthesised.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Oral Diagnosis and Radiology –I is a core course and provides students knowledge and skills of radiology for the differential diagnosis of dentomaxillofacial diseases. The course focuses on the biological effects of radiation, methods for radiation protection, imaging techniques, interpretation of radiographic images, and the differential diagnosis of pathologies from anatomical landmarks
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, explanation of the course, definition of radiology, history of radiation, properties of X-rays, use of X-rays, formation of X-ray in the Coolidge tube.
2Absorption, half-value layer, filtration, colimation, grids, radiation sources
3Absorption, half-value layer, filtration, colimation, grids, radiation sources
4Effect of radiation on skin, oral mucosal periodontal tissues, salivary glands, taste buds, teeth, effect on jaw bones
5The precautions for patients receiving chemotheraphy, genetical effects of radiation, radiation safety rules for dentists, dental students, patients and dental staff
6Intraoral, extraoral films, phosphor plates, factors effecting the quality of films(detail,density, contrast).
7Components of processing solutions, functions, preparations, 1st and 2nd processing solutions, production and packaging of films, processing artifacts
8Intraoral radyographic techniques: Anatomical landmarks of tooth and the jaws, head positioning of the patient, angulation of the X-ray, positioning of the dental film, exposition, bisecting angle technique.
9Parallel technique, bite-wing radiographs, occlusal radiography.
10Extraoral radiographic techniques; Fundemantal extraoral projections (lateral jaw, lateral skull, posteroanterior skull graphs, submento-vertex, bregma-mentum projections.
11TMJ graphs, panoramic graphs, sialography.
12To teach appropriate techniques for the localization of impacted tooth, foreign bodies and pathological lesions within the jaws. (Miller, tube shift technique, Magnification techniques)
13Rules for the interpretation of the localization of the films(upper or lower jaw) and the rules for the differential diagnosis of anatomical landmarks and pathological lesions.
14Radiographic appearances of tooth components (enamel, dentine, cementum, pulp), tooth supporting structures (alveolar bone, lamina dura, periodontal membrane space), tooth germs and anatomical landmarks in the maxillary ve mandibular arc.
15I. Midterm Exam
16"Cervical burn-out, Mach-band effect, radiographic appearances of carious lesions, factors effecting radiographic interpretation "
17Periapical granuloma, acute apical periodontitis, acute apical abscess, chronic kronik apical abscess, periapical scar.
18Odontogenic cysts (radicular, lateral periodontal,residuel, follicular, primordial)
19Non-odontogenic cysts (incisiv canal, globulomaxiller, median palatinal, median mandibuler, Stafne, aneurysmal bone, traumatic cysts)
20Osteomyelitis; aetiology, types(acute, chronic, Garre), radiographic appearance Radiographic appearance of tuberculosis, actinomycosis
21Ameloblastoma; development, radiographic appearance, ameloblastic fibroma, ameloblastic sarcoma, peripheral giant cell granuloma, central giant cell granuloma, histiositozis-X group diseases, cherubism.
22Radix remnants, impacted teeth, foreign bodies, enamel pearl, pulp Stones, hypercementosis, condensing osteitis, osteosclerozis, exostosiz (torus palatinus&mandibularis), enostozis, cementoma, odontoma (complex&compound), sialolitiasis.
23Osteitis deformans (Paget), Osteopetrosis, Thalasemia, Osteogenic sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, ossifying fibroma, fibrous dysplasia
24Osteogenezis imperfecta, osteopetrozis, achondroplazi, cleidocranial dysplasia, cherubiszm, hipophosphotesia, sickle cell anemia, Mediterranian anemia.
25Osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism
26Radiographic techniques for imaging of periodontal diseases ( vertical bite-wing, bisecting-angle techniques, panoramic radiography), imaging of periodontal defects.
27Digital imaging systems, sensors, differences, advantages,disadvantages, image processing, digital subtraction, comparison with conventional images.
28Evaluation of the patient findings as a precourse for the 4th grade clinics.
29Evaluation of the patient findings as a precourse for the 4th grade clinics.
30Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Oral Diagnosis and Radiology course notes -I- Prof. Dr. Günnur Lomçalı,Bornova 1997. Goaz P.W., Stuart C.W. (1994). Oral Radiology. Principles and Interpretion. Mosby Stuart C.W.,Michael J.P. (2009) Oral Radiology. Principles and Interpretion. Mosby Gibilisco J.A.(1985)Stafne’s Oral radiographic Diagnosis. W.B.Saunders Comp. Philadelphia. Curry III T.S., Dowday J.E., Murry R.C. (1990) Christensen’s Physics of Diagnostic Radiology. Lea&Febiger.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination266
Practice134
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination212
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures28256
Practice14114
Demonstration14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination155
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)97
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