cod. 20287

Academic year 2019/20
6° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Malattie odontostomatologiche (MED/28)
Discipline odontoiatriche e radiologiche
Type of training activity
28 hours
of face-to-face activities
4 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit


Learning objectives

To provide theoretical and practical basis for the integrated management of odontostomatological diseases related to medical, surgical and dental therapy


knowledge of anatomy, phisology, general pathology, histopathology, internal medicine, dlinical dentistry

Course unit content

Integrated medical-surgical and dental treatment of patients with mouth and jaw bones diseases and management of the oncological patient

Full programme

- Cancer epidemiology in the oro maxillofacial region
- Patient at risk for oro-pharyngeal cancer: identification of systemic aspects and risk factors
- Protocols for early screening, prevention and early diagnosis of oro-pharyngeal squamous carcinoma
- Preclinical lesions of the oral cavity: clinical aspects and diagnostic protocol
- oro-pharyngeal cancer: clinical aspects and diagnostic protocol
- Cancerization of the oral lichen planus and lichenoid dysplasia
- Biopsy: general criteria and applications in oral diagnostics
- Histological aspects of precancerous oral mucous lesions: cell types and dysplasia (OIN classification)
- New diagnostic and prognostic potential in oral oncology: immunohistochemical and genetic techniques
- Treatment of pre-cancerous lesions and early oral mucous carcinoma: dental treatment, medical therapy, surgical therapy, laser therapy
- Histologic Aspects of Squamous Carcinoma: Grading and Staging TNM
- Diagnostic protocols of lymph node pathologies in the cranio-facial region: biopsy needle, ultrasound, TC, RNM, PET
- Metastatic lesions in the oral-maxillofacial district
- The sarcomas in the maxillo-facial area
- Odontostomatologic aspects of leukemia
- Odontostomatologic aspects of lymphomas
- The odontostomatological management of the oncologist patient undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy
- Odontostomatologic management of the patient under bisphosphonate therapy
- Diagnosis, prevention and therapy of maxillary osteonecrosis
- Diagnostic and therapeutic protocols of bullous diseases of the oral cavity
- Rational use of steroid therapy and immunomodulatory therapy protocols
- Use of new technologies in dentistry: molecular quantum resonance and laser
- Physical principles of laser
- Biophysical aspects of interaction between laser and human tissues
- Principles of Clinical Use of Laser
- Application of different laser wavelengths in odontostomatology
- Diagnosis and treatment of salivary gland mucous cysts
- Diagnosis and therapy of salivary glandular calculus
- Diagnosis and management of radiolucent lesions of the jaws


- Scully C: Medical Problems in Dentistry – seventh Ed. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier
- Ficarra G: Manuale di Patologia e Medicina Orale. Mc Graw-Hill
- Ibsen OAC, Phelan JA: Patologia Orale. CIC Edizioni Internazionali
- Updated scientific papers of international literature on specific topics

Teaching methods

lessons, discussion of clinical cases followed by the students

Assessment methods and criteria

exam and discussion of clinical case organized by the student

Other information

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