MORPHOLOGY OF THE STOMATOGNATHIC SYSTEM
cod. 1010513

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - Second semester
Professor
- Claudio MACALUSO
Academic discipline
Scienze tecniche mediche applicate (MED/50)
Field
"scienze dell'igiene dentale"
Type of training activity
Characterising
21 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
hub: -
course unit
in ENGLISH

Integrated course unit module: Dental Hygiene Patient Assessment

Learning objectives


To introduce the elements of anatomy and embriology necessary in the field of Dental Hygiene.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content


Anatomical terminology
Generalities on cells and tissues
Generalities on musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular system, digestive system.
Generalities on the skull.
Temporomandibular joint, masticatory muscles.
Micro- and macroscopic anatomy of the oral cavity: dental arches, gingiva, lips, tongue, hard and soft palate: situation, vessels and nerve, lymphatic drainage.
Teeth: classification and identification
Periodontal tissues.
Salivatory glands.
Pharynx.
General embriology and development of teeth, tooth eruption and changes with age.

Full programme

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Bibliography


Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy Edition: 5th Author(s): Margaret Fehrenbach and Tracy Popowics
ISBN: 9780323611077
Format: Softcover
Published date: 2021 Publisher: Elsevier

Teaching methods


Lectures will introduce the main aspects and peculiarities of anatomy and embriology pertinent to Dental Hygienists. Group discussion will complete the learning sessions.

Assessment methods and criteria


Completion of the goals in this course module will be verified in the main course examination.
By means of more basic questions knowledge and understanding will be tested. Other questions will examine the ability to apply such knowledge.

Other information

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