Department of Operative Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery

About us

The Department of Operative Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery was founded in 1980. The main activities of the department include educational, scientific, methodological, medical–diagnostic and consulting work.

The educational activity of the department consists in teaching students of 3rd, 4th, 5th courses of dental, V and VI faculties of Kharkiv National Medical University on the subject of operative dentistry and maxillofacial surgery. And also postgraduate training (TU, specialization), preparation of postgraduate students.

The scientific direction of the department includes the development and implementation of modern aspects of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of inflammatory processes and injuries of the maxillofacial area.

Contacts
Adress:
Nezalezhnosti Ave., 13, KNP CHOIR "Regional Clinical Hospital" 4th floor left wing of the department "Head–neck", Kharkiv
Peremohy Ave, 51, University Dental Center, 6th floor, Kharkiv
Head of department
Grigorov Sergey Nikolaevich
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor
sm.hryhorov@knmu.edu.ua
Responsible persons
Ruzin Gennady Petrovich
Responsible for scientific work, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor
hp.ruzin@knmu.edu.ua
Rekova Lilyana Petrovna
Responsible for educational work, Candidate of Medical Science, Associate professor
lp.rekova@knmu.edu.ua
Demyanyk Dmytro Serhiyovych
Responsible for student scientific society, Candidate of Medical Science, Associate professor
ds.demianyk@knmu.edu.ua
Staff of the department
Gryhorova Alina Alexandrovna
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor
ao.hryhorova@knmu.edu.ua
Dmytriieva Alia Anuarbekivna
Candidate of Medical Science, Associate professor
aa.dmytriieva@knmu.edu.ua
Vakulenko Catherine Nikolaevna
Candidate of Medical Science, Associate professor
km.vakulenko@knmu.edu.ua
Storozheva Maryna Viktorivna
Candidate of Medical Science, Associate professor
mv.storozheva@knmu.edu.ua
Poberezhnyk Galina Anatoliyivna
Candidate of Medical Science, Associate professor
ha.poberezhnyk@knmu.edu.ua
Rak Alexander Vladimirovich
Candidate of Medical Science, Associate professor
ov.rak@knmu.edu.ua
Sukhina Irina Sergeevna
Candidate of Medical Science, Associate professor
is.sukhina@knmu.edu.ua
Tkachenko Oksana Valerievna
Candidate of Medical Science, assistant
ov.tkachenko@knmu.edu.ua
Kuritsyn Andriy Vitaliyovych
Candidate of Medical Science, assistant
av.kuritsyn@knmu.edu.ua
Vasylenko Vyacheslav Mikhailovich
Candidate of Medical Science, assistant
vm.vasylenko@knmu.edu.ua
Volkovitska Tatiana Anatoliyivna
Candidate of Medical Science, assistant
ta.volkovitska@knmu.edu.ua
Steblianko Anton Alexandrovich
Candidate of Medical Science, assistant
ao.steblianko@knmu.edu.ua
Voloshan Alexander Alexandrovich
phD, assistant
oo.voloshan@knmu.edu.ua
Davydov Alexander Alexandrovich
assistant
oo.davydov@knmu.edu.ua
Osipov Mikhail Vladimirovich
assistant
mv.osipov@knmu.edu.ua
Potapov Vyacheslav Yuriyovych
assistant
vy.potapov@knmu.edu.ua
Selin Anton Alexandrovich
assistant
ao.selin@knmu.edu.ua
Shyian Valentina Pavlovna
assistant
vp.shyian@knmu.edu.ua
Protasenko Yaroslav Dmitrovich
assistant
yd.protasenko@knmu.edu.ua
Filatov Mikhail Igorevich
assistant
mi.filatov@knmu.edu.ua
History of the department

The Department of Operative Dentistry was founded in 1980. Its founder and organizer was Ph.D., Assoc. Yu.F. Grigorchuk (1927–2008), who previously worked as an associate professor at the Kharkiv Dental Institute. At that time, assistants worked at the department, and today associate professors A.P. Panasyuk, G.M. Misenyov and as. V.M.Vasilenko. Later, Assoc. Z.L. Tereshina – permanent head of the department, one of the best methodologists in teaching surgical dentistry; Assoc. A.A. Dmitrieva; assistants: N.I. Saberova, V.P. Shiyan; Gradually, the department was replenished with graduates of the already dental faculty of KSMU: Assoc. G.P. Loboda, L.P. Rekova, D.S. Demyanyk, S.M. Grygorov, A.O. Grygorova.
The department pays great attention to the training of scientific personnel through postgraduate studies (Volkovitskaya T.O., Gretskykh E.V., Vakulenko K.M., Poberezhnyk G.A., Rak O.V., Tkachenko O.V.), clinical residents from foreign countries (Jordan, Egypt and others). 1 senior laboratory assistants and 2 laboratory assistants provide the educational process.
The first head of the department Yu.F. Grigorchuk graduated from the Kharkiv Medical Dental Institute in 1955. In 1961 he was elected assistant professor of surgical dentistry at the Kharkiv Medical Dental Institute. Under the leadership of prof. M.F. Datsenko, who at that time headed the department, in 1967 Yu.F. Grigorchuk defended his dissertation on “Benign tumors and tumor–like formations of the angular part of the mandible”. In 1987 he defended his doctoral dissertation on “Clinic, diagnosis and treatment of phlegmon and abscesses of the maxillofacial area in the elderly and senile” and received the title of professor.
Yu.F. Grigorchuk has been the head of the Department of Surgical Dentistry of Kharkiv State Medical University for 16 years since 1980, and in 1996 he became a professor of the same department. Professor Yu.F. Grigorchuk is the author of 86 publications, 3 copyright certificates, 2 monographs.
From 1996 to 1997, Professor, MD G.P. Ruzin was elected head of the department. Ye was graduated from the dental faculty of the I Leningrad Medical Institute. ak. I.P. Pavlova in 1963. After graduate school from 1968 to 1981 he worked as an assistant professor at the Blagoveshchensk Medical Institute, then as an associate professor at the Poltava Medical Dental Institute, and from 1986 as the head of the Department of Surgical Dentistry at the Ivano-Frankivsk Medical Institute. In 1991 he defended his doctoral dissertation “Clinic and treatment of mandibular fractures in different medical and geographical conditions”, and in 1993 he received the academic title of professor.
G.P. Ruzin is a student of Professor LR Balloon, a famous surgeon, a great specialist in reconstructive surgery. Continuing the ideas of his teacher, G.P. Ruzin proposed and developed original methods of bone grafting using the fetal bone. A further direction of the study was to study the features of the course of traumatic injuries and inflammatory processes of the maxillofacial area in different medical and geographical conditions, studied the possibility of drug and physiotherapeutic effects on the course of these processes. Ten of his students continue this research in new directions and at new levels.

Educational process

– The department trains students in educational and professional programs Dentistry, and studies the educational components: normative – Operative dentistry and maxillofacial surgery, and elective courses: Surgical preparation of the oral cavity for prosthetics, Plastic and reconstructive surgery and Modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of TMJ diseases In the preparation of students at the department are widely used modern teaching methods case–method, modeling of clinical situations, work on dental phantoms that allows students to master practical skills.
– Practical training of students takes place on clinical bases
– KNP CHORUS “Regional Clinical Hospital” 4th floor left wing of the department “Head–neck”
– University Dental Center, 6th floor
– Educational and scientific medical complex “University Clinic” of Kharkiv National Medical University
– KNP CHOIR City Dental Clinic №5
– Road Clinical Hospital of Art. Kharkiv STGO “Southern Railway
– Elective courses are taught at the department: “Surgical preparation of the oral cavity for prosthetics”, “Plastic and reconstructive surgery”, “Modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of TMJ diseases”
– The department has created 4 textbooks, 6 guidelines, etc.
Training of scientific personnel according to the educational–scientific program of training of doctors of philosophy and postgraduate training of specialists is carried out.

Scientific work

– research interests of the department: features of the course and treatment of traumatic injuries and inflammatory processes at different ages; problems of adaptation, the possibility of influencing the nature and course of the purulent wound by medical and physiotherapeutic methods.
– research topics, research department: “Optimization of methods of diagnosis and treatment of major dental diseases” state registration number 0119U002899.
The department trains PhDs, doctors of sciences in Operative Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery.
– During the existence of the department more than 650 works have been published and a large number of reports have been prepared at forums of various levels, including international ones; received 20 copyright certificates and patents; 3 doctoral dissertations and 16 candidate dissertations were defended, 1 PhD dissertation was completed. Due to the practical significance of scientific research, the results of treatment of patients with purulent–inflammatory diseases of the maxillofacial area have been significantly improved, new methods of osteosynthesis have been mastered.

The department has introduced effective modern methods of treatment of diseases of the maxillofacial area, developed by the staff of the department:
• Use of antihomotoxic drugs Lifomyosot and Traumel–C,
• Program for predicting the course of phlegmon,
• Laserophoresis, in the treatment of phlegmon,
• Lymphotropic administration of drugs in inflammatory processes of the lymphatic nodes,
• The use of L–lysine–excinate and myogymnastics in inflammatory contractures,
• The use of gel “Kamident–Health” in the treatment of alveolitis
• The use of modern methods of stress prevention at the dental office,
• Method of analgesia during surgery in patients with toxic osteomyelitis,
• Prediction of the course and complications of odontogenic sinusitis.
Employees of the department take part in conferences and congresses of various levels, in particular in Minsk (Belarus), Bologna (Italy), as well as in Kyiv, Poltava, Odessa, Ivano-Frankivsk and others.

Clinical Activity

The medical work of the department is carried out on clinical bases. – KNP CHORUS “Regional Clinical Hospital” 4th floor left wing of the department “Head–neck”
– University Dental Center, 6th floor
– Educational and scientific medical complex “University Clinic” of Kharkiv National Medical University
– KNP CHOIR City Dental Clinic №5
– Road Clinical Hospital of Art. Kharkiv STGO “Southern Railway

Brief description of clinical bases, logistics
All bases of the department have modern medical and diagnostic equipment and tools for diagnosis and treatment of surgical dental pathology, namely inflammatory processes, injuries, tumors of the maxillofacial area.
Employees of the department constantly participate in providing highly qualified surgical dental care to the population of Kharkiv and Kharkiv region.
All employees of the department are members of the Association of Dentists of Ukraine.

International Activity

– International cooperation was organized between the department and the Belarusian State Medical University (Department of Surgical Dentistry, Head of the Department Prof. Pokhodenko–Chudakova I.O.) on the topic “Diagnosis and prevention of complications of phlegmon of the maxillofacial area”,
– and interuniversity cooperation between profile departments of UMSA, Iv.-Fr. NMU, on the main topic of the department “Diagnosis and treatment of diseases of organs and tissues of the maxillofacial area.”

Postgraduate education

The department conducts a specialization course in “Operative Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery”
– Thematic improvement for doctors specializing in dental surgeon and dentist “Modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of abscesses and phlegmon of the maxillofacial area” (2 weeks – 78 hours). Date:
12.01.2022р. – 26.01.2022 р.
– Thematic improvement for doctors specializing in dental surgeon and dentist “Qualified tooth extraction: typical, atypical. Features of removal of third molars on the upper and lower jaw “(2 weeks – 78 hours). Date:
March 10, 2022 – March 24, 2022
– Cycle of specialization in “Operative dentistry” (4 months – 624 hours). Date:
01.09.2021р. – 30.12.2021р.
– Thematic improvement for doctors specializing in surgeon–dentist and dentist “Modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of benign tumors of the soft tissues of the maxillofacial area” (2 weeks – 78 hours). Date:
05.10.2021 – 19.10.2021

Student scientific society

1) The head of the student group: Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Demyanyk Dmytro Serhiiovych

2) Meetings of the circle are held on the basis of KNP CHO “Regional Clinical Hospital” 4th floor left wing of the department “Head–neck” every third Thursday of the month according to the schedule

Students have the opportunity to write research abstracts on the subject of the department, to participate in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Students from the group regularly take part in student conferences of various levels and the All–Ukrainian Olympiad in Dentistry