„Dental Clinical Allergology“ is taught in the following semester: VII.
Teaching methods: Lecture, seminar, discussion, cases' solution, practical exercises, multimedia presentations.
Dental clinical allergology as a new dental speciality is a result of the increasing prevalence of allergic reactions and diseases caused by the use of dental materials and drugs. Dental clinical allergology deals with prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients having allergic diseases affecting the oral cavity and maxillofacial area.
The training course in Dental clinical allergology allows for a diagnosis of all odontogenic and stomatogenic disturbance fields. Dental clinical allergology provides knowledge about the causes, severity, course and outcome of hypersensitivity to certain (specific) allergens. It is the basis of the differential diagnostic process, the correct diagnosis and therapy.
This discipline includes the diagnosis and planning of treatment of diseases associated with allergic diseases affecting the oral cavity and maxillofacial area.
ACCESSORY TEACHING SOURCES: Questionnaires, diagrams, tests, casuistry, multimedia presentations.
The students need to have/acquire basic knowledge on oral and focal diagnosis in healthy subjects and medical compromised patients. They must define the allergic reaction type, describing the pathological changes typical for allergic diseases.
After completing the course students should know and apply the diagnostic methods of the general and local reactivity of the body, to define the nature and level of the immune system damage; interpret the results, to define the differential diagnosis, to guide the patients to appropriate specialists, to monitor the treatment plan and to report the received results.
Semestrial exam: Yes