Welcome to the Department of Operative Dentistry 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 on Operative Dentistry and Aesthetic Dentistry, which leads to Master’s degree in Operative Dentistry.
The education of undergraduate students on the subject of Operative Dentistry includes theoretical knowledge and practical training both in laboratory and clinical setting. The course is delivered from the 1st to the 10th semester and it includes the following subjects:
Dental Morphology ( 1st semester) taught by lectures and laboratory practice (10 01 06 C)
Cariology-Operative Dentistry I (4th semester) taught by lectures and laboratory practice (10 04 08 C)
Operative Dentistry II (5th semester) taught by lectures and laboratory practice (10 05 07 C)
Preclinical Operative Dentstry (6th semester) taught by lectures and laboratory practice (10 06 09 C)
Clinical Operative Dentistry I- Minimal Invasive Aesthetic Dentistry (7th semester) taught by lectures and clinical practice (10 07 07 C)
Clinical Operative Dentistry II (8th semester) taught by lectures and clinical practice (10 08 08 C)
Operative Dentistry Total Patient Care Clinic (9TH- 10TH semester) (10 10 07 C)
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 Aims & Objectives of the course is the student to develop 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
Fax: (+30) 2310999599 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Department of Operative Dentistry
Dental School, 5th floor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
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