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Course Code: 
DENT 482
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Course Objectives: 
At the end of this course students will be able to learned; classification of the periodontal diseases, radiographical and clinical properties of the diseases, conditions which require advanced periodontal interventions and cases which require periodontal management will be discussed. The aim and the rationale of non-surgical and surgical periodontal treatments will also be explained in the course.
Course Content: 

To help our students acquire knowledge and skills with both theoretical and practical studies.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Case Study 5: Practice
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Preclinical Lab Study C: Homework-Case study D: Clinical performance form E: OSCHE

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Course Learning Outcomes


Learning Outcomes  Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods  Assessment Methods 
By the end of the course, the student will be able to      
Establish a strong basis in terms of legal and ethical responsibilities of the dental practitioner. PLO 3 1,2,3,5 A,C,D
Identify clinical signs and symptoms of chronic, aggressive periodontitis, periodontal abscess. PLO 7,8,10 1,2,3,5 A,C,D
Apply in a clinical situation, the use of periodontal assessments to describe correctly a patient’s periodontal condition, including the extent and severity of any of the periodontal disease prior to and after treatment. PLO 6,7,8,10 1,2,3,5 A,C,D
Describe the rationale for developing a sequence of treatment and explain how specific treatment objectives influence treatment planning PLO 6,7,8,10 1,2,3,5 A,C,D
Interpret the collected data and subsequently diagnose different forms of periodontal diseases (chronic, aggressive periodontitis and periodontal disease in children) PLO 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,10 1,2,3,5 A,C,D
Explain the principles of nonsurgical periodontal instrumentation to include instruction, monitoring plaque-control procedures and professional mechanical instrumentation in a clinical situation. PLO 6,7 1,2,3,5 A,C,D
Discuss the concepts, goals, indications, contraindications and techniques of gingivectomy, periodontal flap, resective surgery procedures. PLO 7,8 1,2,3,5 A,C,D

Course Flow


COURSE CONTENT (7.semester)
Week Theorical Topics Study Materials
1 Introduction to Clinical Science  
2-3 Periodontitis (pathways of the inflammation, pathology of periodontal pockets and activity)  
4-6 Periodontitis (Sulcus and Pathogenesis)  
7 Pattern of bone destruction in periodontology  
8 Chronic Periodontitis  
9 Aggressive Peridontitis  
10 Periodontal Apsis  
11-12 Drug intake and gingival enlargement  
13 Gingival Recession   

Recommended Sources


  1. Hand-outs
  2. Clinical Manuals
  3. Carranza's Clinical Periodontology  11th Edition,Elsevier Saunders .Jan Lindhe, Thorkild Karring, Niklaus P. Lang ,
  4. Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry,  5th  Edition,Blackwell Munksgaard

Material Sharing


Documents Contemporary literature
Assignments Manual practices as homework
Exams 3 Theoretical and practical exams



Mid-terms 2 50%
Final 1 50%
Total   100%

Course’s Contribution to Program


No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3      
1 Adopting  a lifelong learning concept, making necessary planning  and practice for continuous professional development.            
2 Planning and managing teamwork in the practice, taking into consideration patient safety and clinical risk management            
3 Applying ethical principles in all patients and using ethical decision making principles in solving ethical issues.            
4 Maintenance of an effective communication with the dental staff and patients. x          
5 Taking care of the privacy of patient information and keeping and maintaining patient records thoroughly            
6 Using the necessary anamnesis, examination and auxiliary diagnostic methods for the diagnosis of oral and dental diseases and interpreting the relationship between the general health status of the patient and planning of dental treatments.            
7 Making a comprehensive treatment planning that includes all preventive measures by taking the protection and maintenance of health as a priority in all dental practices.            
8 Planning alternative treatment options and make a  collaborative decision with the patient  about final treatment planning by informing about the advantages and disadvantages of the plans.            
9 Integrating basic medical sciences in clinical sciences and using this information in all procedures of the patient.            
10 Making a treatment planning by taking oral health risks  of the patient into consideration and referring to a specialist in cases beyond one’s area of expertise            
11 Performing first step health services of the patient with maximum psychomotor skills and using the principles of evidence based dentistry.                      x          
12 Establishing communication with pediatric patients considering the stages of mental development and provision of behavioral management. x          
13 Planning, execution and evaluation of community based programs focused on special groups. x          
14 Making necessary suggestions in reorganization and areas of national health policies. x          
15 Following international literature, evaluating publications critically and integration of research results and evidence based dentistry during practice. x          



Activities Quantity Duration
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 28x Total course hours) 28 3 84
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 28 2 56
Homework 0 0 0
Final examination 1 1 1
Total Work Load     141
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     5
ECTS Credit of the Course     5