Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
200003102016PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRYCompulsory353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course aims to teach the place of pedodontics in dentistry; growth and development of the child; growth and development of the jaws and face; development and eruption of the dentition, psychological development, conservative treatment methods in children.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul SABAH Prof. Dr. Cemal ERONAT Prof. Dr. Nesrin ERONAT Prof. Dr. Rıza ALPÖZ Prof. Dr. Ece EDEN Prof.Dr. Fahinur ERTUĞRUL Prof. Dr. Dilşah ÇOĞULU
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to learn characteristics of primary and permanent dentition of 0-13 year olds, also ability to learn growth and development of jaws and dental arches.
2Ability to get knowledge about medical history taking, clinical and radiological evaluation, dental caries diagnosis and preventive dentistry.
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Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Aim of pedodontics, importance of primary dentition, Radiographic examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, Embryology of teeth, morphology of primary teeth, Eruption and shedding of teeth, Etiology of dental caries, Cavity and restoration principles in primary teeth,Conservative treatment in primary teeth, Restoration materials used in primary teeth
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Purpose and definition of pedodonticsTaking medical history and clinical evaluation
2Embryological development of teeth
3Chronology and characteristics of dentiton
4Tooth eruption theories Dentitio Praecox Dentito Tarda Dentes Neonatales
5Tooth eruption Stages of tooth eruption Factors affecting tooth eruption
6Morphology of primary teeth
7Occlusion of primary teeth
8Dental caries and its etiology in children and adolescence
9Taking medical history and clinical evaluation
10Radiographical evaluation, treatment planning
11Epidemiology of dental disease in children Caries Risk Indices
12Cavity and restoration principles
13Semiology
14Restorative materials in pediatric dentistry
15Prosthetic rehabilitations in children
16Midterm- exam
17Profilaxis and etiologic factors in pediatric dentistry
18Oral Hygiene
19Fluoride use in pediatric dentistry
20Plaque control
21Fluoride use in preventive dentistry
22Caries Risk Assessment
23Caries risk groups
24Oral Health Education
25Application steps of preventive dentistry
26Fissure sealants, preventive resin restorations
27Minimal invasive restorations
28Psychological development in children and its importance in dentistry
29"Growth and development in children Face and dental arc development in children Shaping of dental arches "
30"Growth and development in children Steps during mixed dentition Obtaining neutral occlusion"
31Evaluation
32Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Pediatric Dentistry, Pinkham JR, WB Saunders, 1988 2. Fundementals of Pediatric Dentistry, 3rd Ed Mathewson RJ, Primosch RE, Quintessence Books, 1995 3. Pediatric Dentistry- A clinical Approach, G. Koch, S. Poulsen, 2001 Munksgaard 4. Pedodonti, Altan Gulhan 1994 5. Essentials of dental caries, Kidd EAM, Joyston-Bechal S, Oxford university Press, 1998. 6. Pedodonti 3. sınıf pratik çalışma kılavuzu Eronat, Nesrin, İzmir: Ege Üniversitesi, 2006.
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 Examination3100
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 Examination122
Practice28384
Case Study717
Individual Study for Mid term Examination133
Individual Study for Final Examination155
Oral Examination111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)104
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