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DIS 483Oral Diagnosis and Radiology1+2+0ECTS:4
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseSecond Cycle
Status Compulsory
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 1 hour of lectures and 2 hours of practicals per week
LecturerDr. Öğr. Üyesi Senem Tuğra DÖNMEZ
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
The aim of the course:
It is aimed for Term IV dentistry students to recognize dental anomalies, recognize odontogenic and non-odontogenic cysts and know their radiographic features, and recognize odontogenic and non-odontogenic benign tumors and know their radiographic features as a result of a 14-hour theoretical course. It is aimed that Term IV students will be able to recognize the hard and soft tissue diseases that occur in the oral cavity and perform radiographic examinations as a result of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology clinical practices.
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : Recognizes and classifies dental anomalies. Explains and distinguishes dental anomalies. It may be associated with syndromes that may be related to dental anomalies.1,71,2,4,
LO - 2 : Defines cysts and knows the common features of cysts. Classifies cysts. Knows the clinical and radiographic features of cysts and makes their differential diagnosis.1,71,2,4,
LO - 3 : Describes the general characteristics of odontogenic and non-odontogenic tumors. It classifies odontogenic and non-odontogenic tumors according to the tissues from which they originate. Knows the clinical and radiographic features of tumors and makes their differential diagnosis.1,71,2,4,
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

Contents of the Course
In this course, students; Dental anomalies, odontogenic and non-odontogenic cysts and benign tumors in the jaws will be explained.
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Dental anomalies
 Week 2Dental anomalies
 Week 3Dental anomalies
 Week 4Dental anomalies
 Week 5Odontogenic cysts
 Week 6Odontogenic cysts
 Week 7Odontogenic cysts
 Week 8Non-odontogenic cysts
 Week 9Non-odontogenic cysts
 Week 10Odontogenic tumors
 Week 11Odontogenic tumors
 Week 12Odontogenic tumors
 Week 13Non-odontogenic tumors
 Week 14Non-odontogenic tumors
 Week 15
 Week 16
Textbook / Material
1White SC., Pharoah MJ. Oral Radialogy. Principles and Interpretation. 5th ed., Mosby, 2000
2Günhan, Ö. 2001; Oral ve Maksillofasiyal Patoloji, Atlas Kitapçılık Tic. Ltd. Şti., Ankara
Recommended Reading
1Neville B,W, Damm D,D, Allen C,M, Bouquot J,E, W.B. Saunders Company,1995. Philadelphia
2Regezi J,A, Sciubba J,J. 2003; Oral Pathology: Clinical Pathologic Correlations, 4ht ed., Saunders, St. Louis
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 15
1 50
End-of-term exam 33 10/06/2024 1 50
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 1 14 14
Sınıf dışı çalışma 2 14 28
Arasınav için hazırlık 1 14 14
Arasınav 2 2 4
Klinik Uygulama 2 4 8
Total work load68