cod. 21354

Academic year 2018/19
4° year of course -
Academic discipline
Malattie odontostomatologiche (MED/28)
Discipline odontoiatriche e radiologiche
Type of training activity
48 hours
of face-to-face activities
4 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: PERIODONTOLOGY

Learning objectives

AIM: to acquire knowledge and practical skills to manage periodontal disease at a basic level.
The student at the end of the course should:
- have knowledge of periodontal diseases
- be competent at periodontal diagnosis
- have knowledge of non-surgical periodontal therapy


Dental Hygiene course

Course unit content

The course offers a critical appraisal of the scientific basis and operative procedures aimed at periodontal diagnosis and non-surgical therapy

Full programme

1 Periodontal anatomy
2. Diagnostics
3. Epidemiology of periodontal diseases
4. Etiopathogenesis of periodontal diseases
5. Microbiology of periodontal diseases
6. Classification of periodontal diseases part 1
7. Classification of periodontal diseases part 2
8. Classification of periodontal diseases part 3
9. Perio medicine part 1
10. Perio medicine part 2
11. Occlusal trauma
12. Halitosis
13 Periodontal imaging
14 Periodontal therapy: goals and sequences
15. Antibiotics, antibacterials and host modulators
16 non-surgical periodontal therapy part 1
17 non-surgical periodontal therapy part 2
18 periodontal follow-up and maintenance


English edition
Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry - 6th edition
J Lindhe, N.P Lang
2015, Wiley
ISBN 978-1-4051-6099-5
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Teaching methods

Lectures, clinical case discussion, hands-on training

Assessment methods and criteria

MCQ and open answer quiz, practical skills evaluation, grading of the participation to teaching activities, oral exam

Other information

Practical skills and knowledge of the course of Dental Hygiene are required