COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Orthodontics I DEN   341 5 1 0 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Oruç Yener ÇAM
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Assistants
Goals
Teach occlusion, dentition, growth and development of craniofacial region, deviations and etiologies
Content
Teach Prenatal / postnatal growth and development of craniofacial region, development of dentition, ideal occlusion, malocclusions and the etiologies of malocclusions with theoretical knowledge and visual presentations

Learning Outcomes
1) Get the knowledge of the basics of craniofacial development
2) Have knowledge about normal development of deciduous, mixed and permanent dentitions and ideal occlusion
3) Learn the reasons that lead to orthodontic anomalies
4) Have knowledge about clinical orthodontic malocclusions.
5) Recognize the deviations from the normal in dentoskeletal structures.
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Course's Contribution To Program
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to Orthodontics, Evolution of Humankind none
2 Fundamentals of growth and development Reference books, presentation notes
3 The Factors that effect growth and development, the concept of normality Reference books, presentation notes
4 Methods in the examination of growth and development Reference books, presentation notes
5 Prenatal craniofacial development in terms of orthodontics (I) Reference books, presentation notes
6 Prenatal craniofacial development in view of orthodontics (II) Reference books, presentation notes
7 Prenatal dentoskeletal development in view of orthodontics (I) Reference books, presentation notes
8 Prenatal dentoskeletal development in view of orthodontics (II) Reference books, presentation notes
9 Structural characteristics of bone tissue Reference books, presentation notes
10 Growth and development of bone tissue Reference books, presentation notes
11 Piezoelectricity Reference books, presentation notes
12 Postnatal growth and development of mandible Reference books, presentation notes
13 Postnatal growth and development of maxilla Reference books, presentation notes
14 Changes in facial topography following growth and development Reference books, presentation notes
15 Ideal occlusion Reference books, presentation notes
16-17 Mid-Year Exam Reference books, presentation notes

Recommended or Required Reading
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