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

Periodontology and dental hygiene techniques (2018/2019)

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 Lezioni 1 Semestre CLID ROV Francesca Baccini
ERGONOMIA APPLICATA 2 MED/28-ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY Lezioni 1 Semestre CLID ROV Annalisa Cominziolli
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 define the professional figure of the dental hygienist from a legal perspective, including ethical and deontological aspects, and from an operative point of view, considering details concerning the ergonomics applied to the profession, in order to optimize work performance and reduce health risks to the operator.
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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 - Dental Hygiene products and patients with diabetes or celiac disease: Evidence based practice - Erosive Tooth Wear - Dentin Hypersensitivity
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MM: ERGONOMIA APPLICATA
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The course will cover the following topics: The professional role of the dental hygienist: - evolution - responsibility - ethical and deontological aspects - contract types General ergonomics: - basic concepts Applied ergonomics : - general principles - positions and movements - operative procedures - occupational illnesses - work-related stress and burnout syndrome Quality certification in healthcare
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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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Test modality, oral or written, will be defined at the end of the course.
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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




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