cod. 1007906

Academic year 2024/25
2° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Malattie odontostomatologiche (MED/28)
Scienze interdisciplinari e cliniche
Type of training activity
14 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: SPECIALIST MEDICINE

Learning objectives

The course aims to deepen the knowledge of the anatomy of the oral cavity and understanding of the pathophysiology of the stomatognathic system in order to develop in students a critical skill on the topics covered, and therefore use the knowledge and understanding of the diagnostic and therapeutic methods orthodontic that may be useful to the professional activity of specific speech therapists.


anatomical knowledge of the craniofacial district

Course unit content

Oral Anatomy and pathophysiology of stomatognatic apparatus. Action of the neuro-muscular system in the determinism of dental occlusion.

Full programme

Stomatognatic apparatus. Development of teething. Orthodontic and dental terminology. Overview of gnatology. Development of the occlusion. Caries prevention and parodontopatie. Etilogia of malocclusion. Classification of disharmony dento-maxillo-facial. Action of the Neuro-muscular system on occlusion.


B.Klinge, D.Ericson, L.Matsson - La vostra bocca. Libro sui denti e la terapia odontoiatrica. Scienza e Tecnica Dentistica Edizioni Internazionali – Milano

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, . Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly).

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam, with more teachers in order to ensure the quality and level of knowledge and understanding of the course content and the ability to apply the acquired knowledge to professional practice. The trial will also evaluate the quality of student participation in class.

Other information

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