This course enables the students to acquire the necessary clinical skills to  diagnose and nonsurgical treat diseases involving the oral and para oral structures including the salivary glands and TMJ as well as the identify and manage oral manifestations of systemic diseases.

The course contains several lectures about general oral medicine subjects that are very important for the general dental practitioner.  This is supported by clinical sessions in which students will see and treat patients with oral lesions.  Some of these clinical sessions will occur at a central hospital in Jeddah.