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Oral Pathology

  • Course Code :
    HPT 331
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Faculty of Oral & Dental Medicine

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Area of Study :

1. To study anatomy of different parts of the face/maxillofacial , its function , and the common pathological diseases affecting each part.

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Oral Pathology

developmental anomalies of teeth, dental caries, pulp diseases, cysts of the oral region,attrition,abrasion,erosion & resorption of teeth.The classification,pathogenesis, clinical and histopathological picture of odontogenic tumors. developmental anomalies of the oral and para- oral tissues. Pathologic basis of some of the commonly encountered infections in dentistry.

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Oral Pathology

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define different pathological conditions
2- Describe the etiology of oral & oral related disorders
3- Explain the biological processes contributing to oral pathological
4- Recognize predisposing factors that require intervention to promote oral
5- Identify the clinical signs & symptoms suggestive of oral lesions
6- Apply their knowledge of the etiology and processes of oral diseases in the
7- Describe the clinical picture , laboratory findings and microscopic picture
8- Recognize the mechanisms of responses to insults including trauma and
9- Recognize the pathogenesis of genetic and immunologic diseases which

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Differentiate between the most important oral lesions using the light
2- Distinguish between microscopic features of the potentially malignant

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Use the light microscope properly
2- Understand the importance of the procedures for submitting specimens
3- Understand the technical steps for preparation o microscopic slides and
4- Diagnose different dental and oral pathological conditions , depending

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Demonstrate appropriate professional attitudes and behavior in dealing
2- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with other health
3- Apply the information technology as a means of communication for
4- Identify the socioeconormic , cultural , geographical & accupational

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Developmental disturbances affecting the number and size of teeth. 4 Dental caries
Developmental disturbances affecting the shape, structure of teeth and eruption disorders. 4 Pulp and periapical diseases
Dental caries Etiology, role of bacteria, CHO and saliva. 4 Pulp and periapical diseases
Pathology of dental caries. 4 Cyst of the oral and paraoral tissues
Pulp diseases. 4 Cyst of the oral and paraoral tissues
Etiology and classification. 4 Odontogenic tumors
Focal reversible pulpitis 4 Odontogenic tumors
Acute and chronic pulpitis. 4 Odontogenic tumors
Pulp necrosis and Calcification 4 Dental anomalies
Diseases of periapical area 4 Dental anomalies
Dental granuloma, abcess,alveolar astitis. 4 Revision
Osteomylitis (acute and chronic). 4
Odontogenic cysts. 4
Classification, inflammatory odontogenic cysts. 4
Developmental odontogenic cysts 4
Soft tissue cysts 4
Odontogenic tumours. 4
Classification, epithelial odontogenic tumours. 4
Mesenchymal and mixed odontogenic tumours 4
developmental anomalies of the oral and para-oral tissues 2
infection 2

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Oral Pathology

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Videotapes.
Lectures with discussions
Small group sessions
Computer projections
Projector slides

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Oral Pathology

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Final Oral Examination 10.00 to assess knowledge and understanding (and assessment of practical skills & assessment of general intellectual skills )
Final Practical Examination 15.00
Final Written Examination 25.00
Mid Term Examinations 30.00 assess knowledge and understanding and assessment of general intellectual skills
Mid Term Practical Examination 20.00 assess knowledge and understanding and assessment of practical skills and assessment of general intellectual skills

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Oral Pathology

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Cawson's Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine R. A. Cawsons Elsevier
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Brad W. Neville / DDS Saunders
Oral Pathology Clinical Pathologic Correlations Regezi / Sciubba Saunders
Oral Pathology Colour Guide R. A. Cawson Churchill Livingstone

Course notes :

Department books : available for students to purchase from the secretary of the department.

Recommended books :

• Oral pathology clinical =- pathologic correlation regezi and sciubba , 4th Edition , 2003 • Cawson's Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine . Cawson and Odell , 7th Edition , 2002 • B. Atlases. • Color Atlas of Oral Pathology . Robinson and Miller . Lippincott. 4th Edition. • Color Guide oral pathology , Cawson and Odell , 2nd Edition , 1999.

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