PERIODONTOLOGY 1
cod. 1006800

Academic year 2021/22
4° year of course - Second semester
Professor
CALCIOLARI Elena
Academic discipline
Malattie odontostomatologiche (MED/28)
Field
Discipline odontoiatriche e radiologiche
Type of training activity
Characterising
40 hours
of face-to-face activities
4 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: PERIODONTOLOGY AND CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY

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

Prerequisites

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
7. Perio medicine
8. Occlusal trauma
9. Periodontal imaging
10 Periodontal therapy: goals and sequences
11. EFP Treatment guidelines
12. Antibiotics, antibacterials, antiseptics and host modulators
13 non-surgical periodontal therapy- instrumentation and procedures
14 periodontal follow-up and maintenance

Bibliography

English edition
Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry - 6th edition
J Lindhe, N.P Lang
2016, Edi-Ermes
ISBN 9788870515282

Italian edition
Testo atlante di parodontologia e terapia implantare. Società Italiana di Parodontologia (SIdP). Quintessenza 2017

Selection of scientific articles

Teaching methods

Lectures, clinical case discussion, hands-on training, discussion and critical appraisal of relevant scientific literature. In particular, lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

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