Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Rovereto)

Periodontology and dental hygiene techniques - TECNICHE DI IGIENE ORALE MECCANICA

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Name of lecturer
Francesca Baccini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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Language of instruction
Lezioni CLID Rov. 1 semestre dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

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


- 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

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

Assessment methods and criteria

interview with 3 questions

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