Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Understanding of inflammatory responses and histopathological changes during development of periodontal diease.Learning how to identify the periodontal diseases using periodontal index systems. Comprehension of periodontal examination methods and, diagnosing and planning the treatment method of periodontal diseases based on the diagnose. Understanding the classification of different types of periodontal disease. To learn dental plaque induced gingival disease, non-plaque induced gingival lesions, chronic periodontitis, aggressive periodontitis, gingival abscess, periodontal abscess,, periodontitis as a manifestation systemic diseases, necrotizing periodontal diseases and gingival recessions. To realize and learn the importance of initial periodontal treatment, patient motivation, periodontal instrumentation and sharpening of periodontal instrumentation. Moreover, to realize the effect of adjunctive antimicrobial therapy in the treatment of periodontal disease. Understanding the relation of periodontal tissues with endodontic, prosthetic and orthodontic approaches.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Serhat Çınarcık, Prof.Dr.Şükrü Kandemir, Prof.Dr.Füsun Ünlü, Prof.Dr. Gülnur Emingil, Prof. Dr.Eralp Buduneli, Prof. Dr. Gül Atilla, Prof. Dr. Nurcan Buduneli, Doç. Dr. Ali Gürkan, Doç. Dr. Sema Becerik
Learning Outcomes
1Students learn about the development and progress of periodontal disease.
2Students learn how can to do the clinical and radiographical examination of periodontal tissues.
3Students learn which index systems to use.
4Diagnosing and planning the treatment method of the disease.
5To be able to define different types of periodontal disease and diagnose dental plaque induced gingival disease, non-plaque induced gingival lesions, chronic periodontitis, aggressive periodontitis, gingival abscess, periodontal abscess, periodontitis as a manifestation systemic diseases, necrotizing periodontal diseases and gingival recessions.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Histopathology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases. Epidemiology of periodontal diseases and index systems used. Examination of Patients with Periodontal diseases. Diagnosis, prognosis and treatment planning of periodontal diseases. Classification of periodontal disease, definition of different types of periodontal disease. Initial periodontal treatment, periodontal instrumentation, techniques, sharpening. Periodontal examination, treatment planning, methods of periodontal treatment, traumatic occlusion, splinting, perio-endodontics, prosthetics and orthodontic relationship. Antimicrobial therapy in periodontology.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Periodontal disease pathogenesis and histopathology Inflammation Tooth brushing method
2Acute and chronic inflammationInterdental cleaning (flossing, interdental brushing)
3Pathogenic mechanisms in periodontal diseaseInstrumentation (Anterior region)
4Diagnosis, classification of periodontal disease Intrumentation (Posterior region)
5Epidemiology of periodontal diseaseSharpening of periodontal instruments
6Periodontal index systems
7Classification of dental plaque induced gingival diseases
8Dental plaque induced gingival diseases
9Non-plaque induced gingival diseases
10Nekrotizing gingivitis
11Chronic periodontitis, Aggressive periodontitis
12Periodontitis as a systemic of systemic disease
13Periodontitis associated with endodontic lesions
14Periodontal abscess
15Gingival recessions
16Mid-term exam
17Periodontal examination, diagnosis prognosis
18Periodontal treatment plan
19Periodontal examination
20Classification of periodontal pockets
21Periodontal prognosis
22Motivation, chemical plaque control
23Mechanical and chemical plaque control
24Scaling and root planning
25Evaluation of the results of nonsurgical peridontal therapy
26Traumatic occlusion
27Treatment of traumatic occlusion
29Perio-Endo-Prosthosdontitis and Orthodontic relations
30Antimicrobial therapy
31Periodontal maintenance
32Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Inflammation : A review of the process . Fifth Edt. Henry O. Trowbridge, Robert C. Emling 2. Ana hatlarıyla periodontoloji. Üçüncü basım. Peter F. Fedi Jr. Türkçesi: Füsun Ünlü, Nurcan Gürses 3. Biology of the periodontal connective tissues. P. Mark Bartold, A. Sampath Narayanan 4. Clinical periodontology and implant dentistry. Fifth Edt. Jan Lindhe, Niclaus P.Lang, Thorkild Karring 5. American Academi of Periodontoloji Publications: Position Papers 6. Armitage, G.C. (1999) Development of a classification system for periodontal diseases and conditions. Annals of Periodontology 4, 1–6. 7. Armitage, G.C. & Cullinan, M.P. (2010) Comparison of the clinical features of chronic and aggressive periodontitis Periodontology 2000 53, 12-27 8. Ford, P.J., Gamonal, J. & Seymour, G.J. (2010) Immunological differences and similarities between chronic periodontitis and aggressive periodontitis. Periodontology 2000 53, 111-123. 9. Schenkein HA, van Dyke TE. Early-onset periodontitis: systemic aspects of etiology and pathogenesis. Periodontol 2000 1994; 6: 7-25. 10. Goodson JM. Antimicrobial strategies for treatment of periodontal diseases. Periodontol 2000 1994; 5: 142-168. 11. Walker CB, Karpinia K, Baehni P. Chemoterapeutics: antibiotics and other antimicrobials. Periodontol 2000; 2004; 36:144-165 12. van Winkelhoff AJ, Rams TE, Slots J. Systemic antibiotic therapy in periodontics. Periodontol 2000 1996; 10: 45-78. 13. Occluzal Therapy, Chapter 15: Clinical periodontology and implant dentistry. 2003, 352-366 4. edition 14. Occlusal Trauma, Chapter 29: Caranza's Clinical Periodontology. 467-481 10.edition 15. Supportive Periodontal Treatment: Chapter 52: Caranza's Clinical Periodontology. 69 10.edition 16. Jan Lindhe, Thorkild Karring, Niklaus P. Lang. Clinical periodontology and implant dentistry, 4th edition. Munksgaard, 2003. 17. Michael G. Newman, Henry H. Takei, Fermin A. Carranza. Carranza’s clinical periodontology, 9th edition. W.B.Saunders Company, 2002. 18. Nield-Gehrig JS. Adriaens LM: Fundamentals of periodontal instrumentation & Advanced root instrumentation. 5th edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003 19. Antonella Tani Boticelli. Experience Is the Best Teacher: Manual of Dental Hygiene Quintessence Publishing 20. Herbert F. Wolf, Edith M. & Klaus H. Rateitschak, Thomas M. Hassel. Color atlas of dental medicine. Periodontology 3rd revised and expanded edition. Thieme Medical Publishers, 2005. 21. Suvan JE: Effectiveness of mechanical nonsurgical pocket therapy. Periodontology 2000, 2005;37:48-71. 22. Claffey N, Polyzois I, Ziaka P: An overview of nonsurgical and surgical therapy. Periodontology 2000, 2004;36:35-44. 23. Heitz-Mayfield LJA: How effective is surgical therapy compared with nonsurgical debridement? Periodontology 2000, 2005;37:72-87. 24. Umeda M, Takeuchi Y, Noguchi K, Huang Y, Koshy G, Ishikawa I: Effects of nonsurgical periodontal therapy on the microbiota. Periodontology 2000, 2004;36: 98-120. 25. Adriaens PA, Adriaens LM: Effects of nonsurgical periodontal therapy on hard and soft tissues. Periodontology 2000, 2004;36:121-145.
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 Examination250
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination212
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures284112
Case Study313
Individual Study for Mid term Examination224
Individual Study for Final Examination155
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
LO255535354214 15
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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