Faculty of Dentistry

Course Subjects and Learning Objectives

First-Year Theoretical Courses Schedule

Course Title: Dental Anatomy and Morphology

Prerequisites: None

Medium of Instruction: Turkish

Degree: Undergraduate

Type: Compulsory

Coordinator: Department of Prosthodontics 

Lecturers: - -

Goals: Acquire knowledge about the formation, development, anatomy, and functions of natural teeth; dental formulations; planes and axes on which the dental images are examined; occlusion and the components of occlusal morphology; definition, history, classification, and treatment methods of prosthetic practices; and computer-aided dental design.

Contents: Dental morphology, anatomy of maxilla and the mandible, manipulation tools, permanent teeth in upper and lower jaws, history of removable and fixed dentures, diagnosis, and treatment planning.

Skills (Learning Objectives)

  1. Using the morphological concepts and definitions
  2. Define the permanent upper and lower teeth
  3. Explain the components of occlusal morphology, and the occlusion
  4. Describe the relationships between aesthetics and contact
  5. Define oral and dental embryology, and the primary teeth
  6. Define the dentures (prostheses) and explain their history, classification, and treatment    methods
  7. Define the concept of computer-aided dental design (CAD)

Method: Face-to-face 

Planned Learning Activities and Instruction Methods: Course, debate course

Assessment Methods: Written examination

Calendar:

Week

Topic

Preparation

1

Manipulation Tools, Plaster, Properties and Manipulations

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

2

Wax and Acrylic Properties and Manipulations

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

3

Oral Cavity and Dental Development

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

4

Morphological Concepts and Definitions

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

5

Planes, Axes and Dental Formulations (Notation)

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

6

Computer-aided Dental Design (CAD)

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

7

Permanent Maxillary Central Teeth

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

8

Permanent Maxillary Lateral Teeth

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

9

Permanent Maxillary Canine Teeth

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

10

Permanent Maxillary 1st Premolars

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

11

Permanent Maxillary 2nd Premolars

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

12

Permanent Maxillary 1st Molars

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

13

Permanent Maxillary 2nd Molars

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

14

Permanent Maxillary 3rd Molars

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

15

First Midterms

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

16

Permanent Mandibular Central Teeth

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

17

Permanent Mandibular Lateral Teeth

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

18

Permanent Mandibular Canine Teeth

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

19

Permanent Mandibular 1st Premolars

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

20

Permanent Mandibular 2nd Premolars

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

21

Permanent Mandibular 1st Molars

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

22

Permanent Mandibular 2nd Molars

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

23

Permanent Mandibular 3rd Molars

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

24

Components of Occlusal Morphology

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

25

Occlusion

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

26

Second Midterms

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

27

Relationship between aesthetics and contact

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

28

Primary teeth

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

29

Primary teeth

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

30

Oral and dental embryology

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

31

Oral and dental embryology

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

32

Prosthesis: Definition, history, and classification 

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

33

Prosthesis: Definition, history, and classification

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

34

Types of Prosthetic Treatment

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

35

Digital interocclusal recording

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

36

Evaluation of 3D digital models

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

37

3D dental printers

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

38

Annual revision and evaluation

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class

39

Finals

Reading about the relevant topic from the recommended resources before class