Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology is the discipline of dentistry concerned with the oral health care of medically complex patients--including the diagnosis and management of medical conditions that affect the oral and maxillofacial region. Furthermore Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology represents the dental specialty that not only identifies and manages diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions but in the same time, investigates the causes, processes and effects of these diseases. The Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology deals with patients whose underlying medical condition affect oral health and delivery of dental care. Our staff collaborate with other dental and medical professionals to advance oral health care.
The Dept of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology has a unique mission in patient care, teaching and research involving diagnosis and management of diseases of the orofacial complex and systemic and behavioral disorders that impact oral health, including:
Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology Undergraduate Program
This is a two-year didactic and clinical course including :
Assessment is mainly through written examinations in the end of each academical year..
Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology Postgraduate Program
The postgraduate program in Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology is designed to provide extensive diagnostic and therapeutic abilities to clinicians wishing to enhance their current skills in diagnosis and treatment of oral and perioral diseases, and management of systemic diseases with oral manifestations, that have a significant impact on the health and function of the tissues of the mouth and adjacent structures. As an Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology postgraduate trainee, students are involved in specific clinical and research activities in various aspects of oral diseases. Significant clinical experience is derived during the training program in understanding of the interplay of various disease processes and the treatment planning . One of the main goals of our postgraduate program is our students to obtain knowledge and skill in the use of routine and special diagnostic procedures, instruments, and techniques required for the diagnosis of all oral disease. In addition to preparing well trained clinicians, the postgraduate program is devoted to educating individuals who may wish to follow careers in academic dentistry – either primarily as faculty members devoted to the training of dental students and those engaged in specialty training, or as scientists engaged in research. The program is delivered through a combination of lectures, clinical teaching on a one-to-one basis, seminar teaching, lectures, journals club, case discussion, self-directed learning and problem-based learning. Assessment is through practical, clinical and oral examinations, log book review, written papers and the final evaluation of thesis.
Certificate of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology Postgraduate Program Requirements
To earn the certificate of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology Postgraduate Program, students must complete the following requirements:
Department of Oral Medicine/Pathology
Head of Department: Prof. Alexandros Kolokotronis DDS,MS,PhD
ORAL MEDICINE / PATHOLOGY
Head of Dept.: Assosiate Professor ATHANASIOS POULOPOULOS
Information: Charikleia Loginidou
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