PERIODONTOLOGY 1
cod. 1006800

Academic year 2023/24
4° year of course - Second semester
Professor
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: -
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 (epidemiology, pathogenesis and microbiological features)
- 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. Diagnosis of periodontal diseases
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 sequence of treatment
11. EFP Treatment guideline for the management of periodontal diseases
12. Antibiotics, antiseptics and host modulators
13 Non-surgical periodontal therapy- (step 1 and 2) instrumentation protocols and procedures
14 Correct use of sonic, ultrasonic and manual instruments
15 Periodontal follow-up and maintenance
16 Endpoints of therapy

Bibliography

English edition
"Lindhe’s Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry", 7th Ed.; edited by Lang N, Berglundh T, GIannobile W, Sanz M.

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.

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

It is suggested to buy a UNC15 probe, a kit of standard Gracey curettes including 7-8, 11-12, 13-14 and a sickle scaler for hand-on training