cod. 1004276

Academic year 2014/15
2° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Malattie odontostomatologiche (MED/28)
Tirocini formativi e di orientamento
Type of training activity
12 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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Integrated course unit module: PRINCIPLES OF ODONTOIATRICS

Learning objectives

AIM: acquire knowledge and practical skills to manage Dental Hygiene and that constitute the basis to attend the following dental courses.
The student at the end of the course should:
- have knowledge of the scientific basis of dental hygiene
- have knowledge of periodontal diseases and their epidemiology
- have knowledge of periomedicine
- be competent at clinical periodontal data recording
- be competent at assessment and teaching of personal oral care
- be competent at lifestyle counseling
- be competent at the management of periodontal instrumentation


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Course unit content

The course offers a critical appraisal to the scientific basis and operative procedures aimed at plaque control. Insight to the periodontal and systemic consequences of inadequate plaque control are offered.

Full programme

1 Periodontal anatomy and physiology
2 Classification of periodontal diseases
3 Periodontal epidemiology
4 Periomedicine
5 Clinical periodontal data recording
6 Oral hygiene instruction, plaque control, patient motivation, prophylaxis
7 Biohavioural sciences and dental hygiene
8 Lifestyle and prevention
9 Periodontal support theraphy
10 Ergonomics, materials, instruments.


Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry - 5th edition
J Lindhe, N.P Lang, T Karring
2008, Wiley
ISBN 978-1-4051-6099-5
edizione italiana
Parodontologia clinica e implantologia orale, Quinta Edizione
J Lindhe, N.P Lang, T Karring
2010, Edi-Ermes
ISBN 978-8-8705-1328-8

Teaching methods

Lectures, clinical case discussion, hands-on training

Assessment methods and criteria

Multiple choice questions, open answer questions, practical skills evaluation, grading of the participation to the activities

Other information

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