The Department of Operative Dentistry belongs to the Section of Pathology and Therapeutics of Dental Tissues. The main objective of the Department of Operative Dentistry is to educated dental students on the subject of operative dentistry, which includes basic knowledge in diagnosis, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of caries and other diseases of hard dental tissues. Additionally the Department is offering a three year postgraduate course in Operative Dentistry and Aesthetic Dentistry, which leads to Master of Sciene (MSc) degree .
Head of Department: Kosmas Tolidis
Staff: Dimitrios Dionysopoulos
University Scholars: Olga Gerasimidou
The education of undergraduate students on the topic of Operative Dentistry includes lectures and practical training both in laboratory and clinical conditions. The course is delivered from the 2nd to 10th Semester and it includes the following subjects:
Dental Morphology (100211C)
Cariology - Operative Dentistry I (100310C)
Operative Dentistry II - Medium Sized Restorations (100412C)
Operative Dentistry III - Extensive Restorations (100510C)
Clinical Operative Dentistry I - (100707C)
Clinical Operative Dentistry II (100808C)
Operative Dentistry - Comprehensive Dental Care Clinic (101001C01)
Tooth Bleaching - (100605S)
Lasers in Dentistry (100806S)
Digital Restorative Dentistry with CAD/CAM technology (100807S)
The postgraduate program of Operative Dentistry – Conservative Aesthetic Restorations is providing advanced clinical training, theoretical knowledge and skills development on the treatment of functional and aesthetical problems of the dentition with modern methods and techniques of minimum intervention.
The objective of the course is the development of sufficient knowledge and skills in the following areas:
The department is focused on the research field of dental materials, restorative techniques, applications of CAD/CAM technology, applications of LASER technology, physiology and pathology of hard dental tissues. The in vitro studies are carried out in the research laboratories of the Department. The clinical trials are conducted in the undergraduate and postgraduate clinics of the Department of Operative Dentistry. There is also a wide collaboration of the department with research laboratories in other National and International University Schools.
The secretary’s and faculty’s offices are located in the 5th floor of the Dental School building.
The training (laboratory and clinical) of the students is taking place to the following venues:
a) the Operative Dentistry laboratory on the 3rd floor which includes 17 Phantom Heads and
40 lab training units
b) the Operative Dentistry clinic on the ground floor of the Dental School building which is
equipped with 36 dental units
The clinical training of the postgraduate dental students is taking place in:
a) the CAD/CAM and LASER clinic suites on the ground floor of the Dental School
b) the postgraduate clinic located on the ground floor at the Mandalidion Building
equipped with 4 dental units and
c) the postgraduate clinic located on the 5th floor equipped with 2 dental units
For the theoretical training the Department uses the Lecture Theatre and Seminar rooms of the Dental School.
Secretary: Mrs Eliza Liakou
Tel.: (+30) 2310999608 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Department of Operative Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry, 5th floor
School of Health Sciences
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
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