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Course Code: 
DENT 543
Course Period: 
Course Type: 
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Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to prepare the student to recognize basic oral implantology problems; to provide students with the opportunity to be exposed to implant dentistry, to make decision on different surgery alternatives, to plan and apply different treatment options; and solving the possible upcoming problem
Course Content: 

The course includes topics such as historical background of oral implantology, Technical terms of oral implantology, the benefits of oral implants (generally, anatomy for oral implantology, Oral implantology diagnosis and indications, different radiographic technics in oral implantology, disinfections, asepsis, antisepsis and sterilization, Systemic evaluation of implant patients and contraindications, Bone quality, quantity,  and bone classification, Clinical evaluation of implant patients, Osseointegration of implants, Implant materials and surface structures, Bone grafting materials, guided bone regeneration membranes, Implant surgery protocols and implant types, advanced implant surgery, Mini dental implants, Implant prosthesis,Prosthetic and surgical implant complications and cases, Peri-implantitis and recall and maintenance and case discussions.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Case Study 5: Practice
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Written Examination B: Preclinical Lab Study C: Assignment

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Course Learning Outcomes


Learning Outcomes 

By the end of the course, the student should, 

Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods  Assessment Methods 
Assess the patient's physical status prior to dental treatment: this includes taking a

patient history and understanding the relationship between the patient’s medical

status and the proposed dental treatment plan. Evaluate systemic diseases and their

relation with dental applications

1,6,8,10 1,2,3,4,5 A,B,C
Identify the terms and technical vocabulary of oral implantology literature and initial


1,6,8,10 1,2,3,4,5 A,B,C
Recognize the limitations of systemic disorders on oral implantology treatment plan and be familiar with the management of these problems 1,6,8,10 1,2,3,4,5 A,B,C
Formulate basic and advanced implant surgery options while assessing the traditional

or computerized radiological techniques with regard to dental anatomy

1,6,8,10 1,2,3,4 A,B,C
Apply infection control procedures within a dental surgery environment and

demonstrate an understanding of asepsis and infection control.

1,6,8,10 1,2,3,4,5 A,B,C
Define the healing of dental implants and bone substitutes with regard to bone and

soft tissue physiology and characteristic feature of titanium implant

1,6,8,10 1,2,3,4 A,B,C
Assess the local and systemic contraindications of oral implant surgery and define

the surgery protocol of inserting implants

1,6,8,10 1,2,3,4 A,B,C
Formulate an ideal treatment plan sequence for the patient who have tooth loss including prosthetics 1,6,8,10 1,2,3,4,5 A,B,C
Provide postoperative care, write prescriptions and determine the need for additional follow up therapy and evaluate surgical outcomes and manage complications 1,6,8,10 1,2,3,4,5 A,B,C
Recognize the techniques of basic and advanced bone augmentation methods with

regard to regeneration of the biomaterials

1,6,8,10 1,2,3,4,5 A,B,C

Course Flow


9th Semester
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Historical background of oral implantology Recommended resources
2 Technical terms of oral implantology-The benefits of oral implants (generally) Recommended resources
3 Anatomy for oral implantology Recommended resources
4 Oral implantology diagnosis and indications Recommended resources
5 Different radiographic technics in oral implantology Recommended resources
6 Disinfections, asepsis, antisepsis and sterilization  Recommended resources
7 Systemic evaluation of implant patients and contraindications I Recommended resources
8 Systemic evaluation of implant patients and contraindications II Recommended resources
9 Bone quality, quantity,  and bone classification (quantity) Recommended resources
10 Bone quality, quantity,  and bone classification (quality) Recommended resources
11 Clinical evaluation of implant patients (Indications) Recommended resources
12 Peri-implant tissues histology Recommended resources
13 Osseointegration of implants Recommended resources
14 Implant materials and surface structures  Recommended resources
  10th  Semester  
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Bone grafting materials Recommended resources
2 Guided bone regeneration Membranes I Recommended resources
3 Guided bone regeneration Membranes II Recommended resources
4 Implant surgery protocols and implant types I Recommended resources
5 Implant surgery protocols and implant types II Recommended resources
6 Advanced implant surgery (Sinus lifting,…)  Recommended resources
7 Mini dental implants Recommended resources
8 Implant prosthesis: Treatment options and classification  Recommended resources
9 Implant prosthesis: components and impression techniques Recommended resources
10 Implant prosthesis: Different types of implant supported prosthesis  Recommended resources
11 Prosthetic and surgical implant complications and cases I Recommended resources
12 Prosthetic and surgical implant complications and cases II Recommended resources
13 Peri-implantitis and recall Recommended resources
14 Maintenance and case dissussions  


Practical part of the course is conducted at the preclinical labs 2 hours a week. 

Recommended Sources

Carl E Misch, Contemporary Implant Dentistry, Mosby

Carl E Misch, Dental Implant Prosthetics, Mosby

Material Sharing


Documents Contemporary literature
Exams Theoretical and practical formative and summative exams



Formative exams  2 70%
Summative   1 30%
Total  3 100%
Contribution of the final to the overall success   1 50%
Contribution of the formatives to the overall success  1 50%
Total  3 100%
Formative exams  2 50%

Course’s Contribution to Program

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5  
1 Adopting  a lifelong learning concept, making necessary planning  and practice for continuous professional development. 


6 Taking care of the privacy of patient information and keeping and maintaining patient records thoroughly.


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.


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.





Activities Quantity Duration
Course duration Fall period   (theoretical)  14 1 14
Course duration Fall period   (practical) 14 2 28
Course duration Spring period   (theoretical) 14 1 14
Course duration Spring period   (practical) 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) (1st and 2nd semester) 28 2 56
Total Work Load     140
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     5,6
ECTS Credit of the Course     6