Biophysics Seminar for dentistry students 2


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-SD2-T
  • 1 kredit
  • Dentistry
  • Elective modul
  • spring

OSA-BZ1-T completed , OSA-BZ2-T parallel

Course headcount limitations

min. 3 – max. 100


The objective of the course is to advance the acquisition of knowledge andskills related to Dental Biophysics 2. Object-oriented discussions and problem solving sessions are organised in interactive small-group seminars.




  • 1. Atom and quantum physics
  • 2. Types of ionizing radiations, interaction of radioactive radiations with the matter
  • 3. Dosimery, biological effects of radioactive radiations, radiation protection, problem solving
  • 4. Geometrical optics (lenses, mirrors in dentistry, bases of microscopy)
  • 5. Electromagnetic waves
  • 6. Spectroscopy in dentistry
  • 7. Gamma camera, SPECT, PET, isotopes in dentistry
  • 8. Special dental diagnostic techniques
  • 9. Laser
  • 10. Application of lasers
  • 11. Practicing
  • 12. Consultation

Reading material

Obligatory literature

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

Literature developed by the Department

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


Recommended literature

Damjanovich, Fidy, Szöllősi (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. Two absences are allowed.

Exam topics/questions

Exam topics and 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