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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Ilze Akota
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Dentistry
Language:English, Latvian
Study course description
Branch of science:Medicine; Surgery
Study course description


At the end of the course the students will have gained knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory diseases and injuries in maxillofacial region.


Knowledge of topographic anatomy and operative surgery, oral surgery, basic and oral pathology, microbiology, radiology, general surgery, internal diseases, pharmacology.

Learning outcomes


The students will have acquired knowledge and will be able to describe etiopathogenesis of inflammatory diseases in oro-maxillo-facial region, especially of odontogenic origin, their clinical signs, principles of diagnostics and treatment. They will be able to discuss causes of maxillo-facial injuries, their diagnostics, treatment, complications and outcomes.


The students will be able to examine patients with inflammatory diseases and injuries in oro-maxillofacial region, to evaluate dental, panoramic and CT scans, to determine primary diagnosis, to give first aid in general dentistry, to treat minor inflammatory diseases and injuries and to refer out-patients or hospital patients to oral and maxillofacial surgeons.


The students will be competent in setting primary diagnosis, in planning treatment and choosing the treatment site, in referring patients for treatment to oral and maxillofacial surgeons in out-patient departments or hospitals; in performing treatment of minor odontogenic inflammation and superficial injuries in general dental praxis. The students will recognise the necessity for lifelong learning.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry7Master’sRequiredIeva Bāgante, Ilze Akota, Anna Ivanova, Kaspars Stāmers, Ģirts Šalms
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry7Master’sRequiredIna Freimane, Irina Vasiļčenko, Ģirts Šalms, Ieva Bāgante, Ilze Akota, Kaspars Stāmers
Dentistry7Master’sRequiredĢirts Šalms, Ieva Bāgante, Ilze Akota, Kaspars Stāmers, Anna Ivanova