Biophysics Seminar for dentistry students 1


Official data in SubjectManager for the following academic year: 2022-2023

Course director

Number of hours/semester

lectures: 0 hours

practices: 0 hours

seminars: 12 hours

total of: 12 hours

Subject data

  • Code of subject: OSE-SD1-T
  • 1 kredit
  • Dentistry
  • Elective modul
  • autumn

OSA-BZ1-T parallel

Course headcount limitations

min. 3 – max. 100


The objective of the course is to advance the acquisition of knowledge and skills related to Dental Biophysics 1. Object-oriented discussions and problem solving sessions are organised in interactive small-group seminars.




  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Mechanics (kinematics, dynamics, problem solving)
  • 3. Mechanics (impulse, work, energy, problem solving)
  • 4. Waves
  • 5. Thermodynamics
  • 6. Material science
  • 7. Solid bodies (interpretation of load curves)
  • 8. Sensory receptors
  • 9. Diffusion and osmosis (medical application)
  • 10. Electricity (apex locator)
  • 11. Practicing
  • 12. Consultation

Reading material

Obligatory literature

Tölgyesi, Derka, Módos (eds): Physical Bases of Dental Material Science, Budapest, 2012.

Literature developed by the Department

Materials related to the seminars can be found on PotePedia and MS Teams.


Recommended literature

Damjanovich, Fidy, Szöllősy (eds): Medical Biophysics, Medicina, Budapest, 2009.

Conditions for acceptance of the semester

Maximum of 25 % absence allowed

Mid-term exams

There will be no midterm test.

Making up for missed classes

None. Based on previous agreement with the lecturer the student can attend the seminar with another group another day on the same week. Only 2 absences are allowed.

Exam topics/questions

Exam topics can be found on PotePedia and MS Teams.


Instructor / tutor of practices and seminars

  • Dr. Szabó-Meleg Edina
  • Dr. Turzó Kinga Mónika
  • Halász Henriett
  • Madarász Tamás