Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Verona)

Educational methodology - ODONTOIATRIA DI COMUNITA'

Course code
4S000289
Name of lecturer
Annarita Signoriello
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/28 - ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
CLID LEZ 1ANNO 1SEMESTRE VERONA dal Oct 2, 2017 al Dec 7, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course’s purpose is to give the students a basic knowledge about the most common oral cavity diseases, regarding in particular their prevention. The learning results comprehend concepts and prevention strategies about this kind of diseases.

Syllabus

The course’s purpose is to give the students a basic knowledge about the most common oral cavity diseases, regarding in particular their prevention. The learning results comprehend concepts and prevention strategies about this kind of diseases.


- Preventive and Community Dentistry: definition, purposes, health and prevention, national oral health guide-lines in development age and in adults, health assistance models, dentistry assistance models, LEA in Dentistry.

- Deciduous and permanent teeth, natal and neonatal teeth.

- Caries: epidemiology, epidemiologic indices, etiology, clinical features, diagnosis, risk assessment (indices and models), prevention, early childhood caries;
Fluorine: mechanism of action, fluorine prophylaxis, dental fluorosis;
Dental sealants: use and application, glass-ionomer and resin materials, remineralization strategies.

- Periodontal diseases: epidemiology, etiology, clinical features and diagnosis of gingivitis and periodontitis, periodontal indices, risk factors, prevention.

- Oral hygiene role in prevention of oral and systemic diseases in children and adults;
General rules for infections’ prevention in oral stomatology.

- Oral hygiene practice with children: methodology and strategies with anxious patients.

- Oral pathologies prevention during pregnancy.

- Dental abnormalities: etiology, types (number, volume, shape, place, position, eruption, growth, structure).

- Malocclusion: Angle classification, overjet and overbite, oral habits, preventive and interceptive orthodontics.

- Oral cancer: epidemiology, etiology, clinical features, risk factors, precancerous lesions, risk assessment, screening and early diagnosis.

- Bisphosphonates osteonecrosis (BRONJ): definition, epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis criteria, risk factors, dentristry procedures, prevention.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Limeback Hardy Odontoiatria preventiva integrata E.M.S.I. 2015 978-88-86669-95-5

Assessment methods and criteria

multiple choice written exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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