Diagnostic Imaging


„Diagnostic Imaging“ is taught in the following semesters: VI and VII.

Assessment form: Participation in exercises, case discussions, test and exam results.
Teaching methods: Lectures, discussions, case studies, presentations, practical exercises.

The course of “Diagnostic Imaging” is connected with the education in basic principles and indications for different imaging methods (intraoral, panoramic, CBCT etc.) used for examining the dental and cranio-facial structures. The course acquires knowledge about normal anatomy, pathology of the teeth and jaws and different diseases in maxillofacial region. It includes also parts related to diagnostic imaging of the other parts of the human body and radiation physics and radiation protection.

Acquiring theoretical and practical knowledge for diagnostic of different diseases using the imaging methods: how to choose the appropriate imaging method and projection according to the diagnosis; how to interpret images and how to achieve the diagnosis and differential diagnosis.

To acquire knowledge about different X ray methods and their use for diagnostic of different diseases; diagnosis, differential diagnosis and basics of radiation protection.

ACCESSORY TEACHING SOURCES: Radiograms, tests, case studies, multimedia presentations.

REQUIREMENTS: Each student should have knowledge about anatomy, pathoanatomy, pathophisiology, physics and all the basic preclinic disciplines.

After finishing the course, each student should have basic knowledge about when and how can use different X ray methods, to prescribe and to interpret radiograms, to define the diagnosis and the differential diagnosis and make radiological control of the treatment.

Semestrial exam: Yes