Histology and Embryology for Dentistry

Education of students of dentistry in our Department covers 85 hours of instruction divided into:

  • lectures: 10 hours
  • seminars: 25 hours
  • practical classes: 50 hours

Announcements 2022/2023


Dear Students,

please be informed that the stationary intermediate examination and final examination will consist of single-choice questions.


Attention!!! - Students who are absent from the class get "0" points from the weekly quiz, even if they pass it. This rule does not apply to Students who are in isolation or quarantine, as long as they present the appropriate document to their Assistant.


Recomended textbooks:

1. Junqueira’s Basic Histology: Text and Atlas, last edition

2. Gartner L. P., “Textbook of Histology”, 2021, Elsevier, 5th Edition,

3. Sadler T. W. “Langman’s Medical Embryology”, last edition

4. Daniel J. Chiego, Jr.: “Essentials of Oral Histology and Embryology”: A Clinical Approach, Elsevier 5th Edition, 2018.

5. Medical genetics by Jorde Lynn B., Carey John C., Bamshad Michael J. Mosby Elsevier, last edition.

Recomended additional reading:

       1. Nanci A. “Ten Cate’s - Oral Histology”, Elsevier, last edition.


Chair and Department of Histology and Embryology informs that according to the Regulations of Written Exams of WUM (art. 16) students may raise reservations to examination questions, directly after the end of the exam, not later than after leaving the examination hall.

 Reservations in written form should be handed to the members of examination commission.


Attention for Students ED,

 Students borrowing slides as a set for either intermediate examination or final examination have to pay a deposit in amount 6 PLN/slide. For borrowing a microscope the student has to pay a deposit in amount of 150 PLN. If the slides or microscope are lost or damaged, the student will be debited with an appropriate amount. Each group has the right to borrow 1 set of slides and 1 microscope

Microscopes and slides are available in the room # 10 of the Department Histology and Embryology  9:00 am – 13:30 pm (working days only).

For 5-yers program:

          I semester – 39 pieces x 6 pln = 234 PLN (+ 150 = 384 PLN)

         II semester – 40 pieces x 6 = 240 PLN (+ 150 = 390 PLN)

Final examination – 56 pieces x 6 = 336 PLN (+ 150 = 486 PLN)

150 pln = MICROSCOPE