2023-2024 / CHIM0709-1

Chemistry of dental materials


10h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in dentistry2 crédits 


Christine Jérôme

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

- Introduction : dental chemistry
- Dental materials
- Chemical and physico-chemical properties of dental materials.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Understanding of the structure/properties relationships of dental materials and their implication in the choice of a material for a specific use.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basic knowledges in general chemistry and organic chemistry.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course, comprising 9 chapters, will be delivered face-to-face. Some pre-recorded video capsules will be available online via the e-campus platform.
Sample MCQ will be made available on e-campus.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Blended learning

Additional information:

The course will be delivered face-to-face and partly supported by videos.

Recommended or required readings

Syllabus "Chimie des matériaux dentaires" by C. Jérôme (in French)
A copy of the slides is available via My ULg

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

Additional information:

Multiple choice questions (marks 1,0,0).

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Prof. Christine Jérôme
Centre of Education and Research on Macromolecules, CERM

Chemistry department
University of Liege,
Sart-Tilman B6 4000 Liege Tel. : 32-(0)4-3663491
e-mail : c.jerome@uliege.be

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