cod. 1004283

Academic year 2017/18
4° year of course - First 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
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

The course aims to deepen the knowledge and understanding of the orthodontic visit and know how to formulate a clinical diagnosis showing the patient the subsequent exams. Know and understand how to take fingerprints of templates and a photo of the patient, associated psychological approach capability.


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Course unit content

To know and understand the importance of proper orthodontic visit through the clinical contact with the patient, with evaluation of orthodontic and build parameters of the first visit, the patient explanation of orthodontic situation and how instrumental survey. Tutorial on taking dental impressions and their development in chalk. Wizard of facebows detection and mounting in the articulator of plaster models.

Full programme

Orthodontic visits and compilation of the first visit. Arrangements for taking pictures of the face and occlusion dental intraoral. Evaluation of radiographic examinations. Fingerprints taken Studios. Development and studio models squaring.


D.Caprioglio, C.Lanteri, A.Levrini, A.Caprioglio - Ortodonzia Intercettiva- Edizioni Martina, Bologna, 2000.
C.Lanteri - Ortognatodonzia-Edizioni Masson, Milano, 2002.
M.Gandolfini - L'espansore rapido palatino ed il quad-helix - Edizioni Martina, Bologna, 1996.

Teaching methods

Lectures and practical exercises, guided by a tutor, with the patient, complemented by discussion on clinical methods of an initial orthodontic visit in order to form a critical ability in students on the mode and allow to acquire accurate knowledge of malocclusion and their etiology, useful to clinically diagnose the faults of the dental occlusion and facial massif and also the ability to represent them with templates

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam, with more teachers in order to ensure the quality and level of knowledge and understanding of the course content and the ability to apply the acquired knowledge to professional practice. The trial will also evaluate the quality of student participation in class.

Other information

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