Postgraduate Course: Basic science in relation to oral surgery (DENT12061)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 12 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will present the anatomy and surgical anatomy, physiology, genetics and cell biology of relevance to oral surgery
This course is designed to ensure that the students have relevant knowledge in the basic sciences to safe oral surgical practice. It will bring together the anatomy and surgical anatomy, physiology, genetics and cell biology of relevance to oral surgery, mainly in a classroom environment but will include article reviews, case reports, M&M meetings and discussions and hands-on dissection/ prosection.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||100% Written Exam
||Feedback is generally provided within three weeks of the exam date.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a thorough and working understanding of applied anatomy of the face, neck and jaws
- Describe the physiology of the stomatognathic system.
- Understand the mechanism normal and abnormal development of the stomatognathic system.
- Understand the relevance of genetics and epigenetics of the stomatognathic system.
- Be able to discuss contemporaneous developments in cell biology relevant to the field of oral surgery
|Anatomy for Dental Students (Johnson and Moore)|
A Colour Atlas and Textbook of Oral Anatomy (Berkovitz)
Ten Cate's Oral Histology Development, Structure, and Function
Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy (Bath-Balogh )
Anatomy and Functions of the Muscles of Facial Expression. Vigliante, Oral Maxillofacial Surg Clin N Am 17 (2005) 1 15
Cranial Nerve Assessment: A Concise Guide to Clinical Examination. Damarodan. Clinical Anatomy 27:25 30 (2014)
Review; The genetic basis of inherited anomalies of the teeth: Part 1: Clinical and molecular aspects of non-syndromic dental disorders. European Journal of Medical Genetics 51 (2008) 273e291
Review; The genetic basis of inherited anomalies of the teeth. Part 2: Syndromes with significant dental involvement. Bailleul-Forestier. European Journal of Medical Genetics 51 (2008) 383e408
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||- Development of critical awareness of current issues in the oral surgery, can apply a range of standard and specialised research.
- Develop skills of critically reviewing, consolidating and extending knowledge, skills and thinking in basic science in relation to oral surgery.
|Keywords||anatomy,surgical anatomy,physiology,genetics,cell biology
|Course organiser||Dr Julie Burke
Tel: (0131) 536 3972
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3979