Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (to qualify as a dental hygienist)(Rovereto)

Periodontology and dental hygiene techniques (2017/2018)

Course code
4S000299
Credits
10
Coordinator
Giorgio Lombardo

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
TECNICHE DI IGIENE ORALE MECCANICA 3 MED/50-APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY CLID ROV 2 ANNO 1 SEM Francesca Baccini
ERGONOMIA APPLICATA 2 MED/28-ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY CLID ROV 2 ANNO 1 SEM Massimo Albanese
PARODONTOLOGIA 5 MED/28-ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY See the unit page See the unit page

Learning outcomes

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MM: TECNICHE DI IGIENE ORALE MECCANICA
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Outcomes: Principles of evaluation, assessment and periodontal examination. Principles for instrumentation and non surgical periodontal instrumentation with sonic/ultrasonic scaling. Hypersensitivity management and extrinsic stain removal
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MM: ERGONOMIA APPLICATA
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The course aims to provide the basic knowledge elements in the field of ergonomics in dentistry, project management in health care, and prevention of occupational diseases.
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MM: PARODONTOLOGIA
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------------------------ MM: Parodontologia 1 ------------------------ Periodontal anatomy, physiology and pathology ------------------------ MM: Parodontologia 2 ------------------------ Providing the necessary knowledge for understading the evolution and an overall framework to facilitate the proper therapeutic approach. Special attention is dedicated to the prevention and non-surgical treatment .

Syllabus

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MM: TECNICHE DI IGIENE ORALE MECCANICA
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- Dental Hygienist's basic instruments - Clinical Documentation, patients record and assessment: personale, dentale and medical histories, extra- and intra-oral examinationtion, parodontal chart. - Indices and scoring methods - Periodontal examination - Mechanicalinstruments and principles for instrumentation - extrinsic stain removal: Polishing e air-polishing - Ergonomic practice - Erosive Tooth Wear - Dentin Hypersensitivity
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MM: ERGONOMIA APPLICATA
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Principles of ergonomics in the dental field - Ergonomics: man-machine-working environment - Ergonomics and dentistry: motivational ethics - Ergonomics and dentistry: the patient-person - Ergonomics: Fundamental Purposes Historical evolution: communication / psycho-behavioral approach / computerization Identification and description of elementary movements The principle of the economy of the movements: the human body, the instrumentation, the workplace - PEM and human body - PEM and instrumentation - PEM and workstation: macro, micro and mini layout The operative procedure: PO clinic - PO paraclinic - PO extraclinic - PO Steps: preparation, execution, reordering - The iceberg theory - Work at 4 hands versus 2 hands work Occupational diseases: injury or illness, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, lumbago, lumbago, diarrhea-humeral periarthritis ISO-9001 certification in healthcare The "Quality System" in the healthcare sector - Definition of Quality in Health - Priorities for quality improvement - The salient aspects of ISO - The "process", the process view The management principles, the development phases of project management (project management): 1 ° -2 ° -3 ° phase The "Quality System" in the healthcare sector The 8 principles of quality - Human resource management - Infrastructure management - The management of the working environment Parameters to evaluate: internal AUDIT, external AUDIT Data analysis, corrective actions, improvement The certification iter The cycle S.D.C.A. And the P.D.C.A. cycle
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MM: PARODONTOLOGIA
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------------------------ MM: Parodontologia 1 ------------------------ - Anatomy - Epidemiology - Microbiology - Risk factors - Pathogenesis - Periodontal disease and sistemic diseases ------------------------ MM: Parodontologia 2 ------------------------ Anatomy and physiology of periodontal tissue. Eziology of periodontal disease. Anamnesis and clinical examination . Classification on periodontal disease diagnosis. Principles of surgical therapy ( conservative , mucogingival, regenerative e resective surgery. Non surgical terapy literature review. Principle of implant therapy and anatomy of perimplant tissue. Perimplant infections

Assessment methods and criteria

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MM: TECNICHE DI IGIENE ORALE MECCANICA
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interview with 3 questions
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MM: ERGONOMIA APPLICATA
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The exam consists of 5 open-ended questions. Each question can score a 6 point score. The final evaluation is expressed in 30/30
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MM: PARODONTOLOGIA
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------------------------ MM: Parodontologia 1 ------------------------ Multiple choice quiz ------------------------ MM: Parodontologia 2 ------------------------ written and oral exam

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Wilkins Esther M. Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist (Edizione 12) Lippincott Williams 2016 9781451193114
Abbinante Antonia - Cortesi Ardizzone Viviana Igienista orale. Teoria e pratica professionale EDRA 2013 978-88-214-2746-6
Niklaus P. Lang & Jan Lindhe Parodontologia clinica e implantologia orale (Edizione 6) Edi-Ermes 2016 978-88-7051-528-2
Jan Lindhe, Niklaus P. Lang, Thorkild Karring PARODONTOLOGIA CLINICA E IMPLANTOLOGIA ORALE Edi. Ermes 2009
Leghissa GC- Moretti S-Palerma C-Buzzi G. La gestione pratica del paziente odontoiatrico. Protocolli, linee guida, norme. Elsevier Masson 2007. 2007




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