cod. 1004284

Academic year 2018/19
4° year of course -
Academic discipline
Malattie odontostomatologiche (MED/28)
Tirocini formativi e di orientamento
Type of training activity
40 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: PERIODONTOLOGY

Learning objectives

AIM: 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 microbiology
2 pathophysiology of periodontal diseases
3 gingival diseases
4 chronic periodontitis
5 aggressive periodontitis
6 periodontitis as a manifestation of systemic
7 necrotizing periodontal diseases
8 abscesses of the periodontium
9 periodontitis associated with endodontic lesions
10 developmental or acquired deformities and conditions 11 occlusal trauma
12 halitosis
13 periodontal diagnosis
14 periodontal imaging
15 periodontal therapy: goals and sequences
16 antibiotics and antibacterials
17 non-surgical periodontal therapy
18 periodontal follow-up and maintenance


edizione inglese
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