Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics

Principles of Dentistry - ODONTOIATRIA PREVENTIVA E DI COMUNITA'

Course code
4S02634
Name of lecturer
Antonio D'Agostino
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
MED/28 - ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Lezioni 2° semestre dal Feb 22, 2016 al Jun 3, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

Lezioni 2° semestre

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide basic knowledge on the most common pathologies affecting the oral cavity, with particular focus on microbial pathologies and the behavior that have to be observed in order to avoid them.
The student will have to master the basic knowledge of main oral pathologies, especially plaque-related pathologies, and the strategies concerning their prevention

Syllabus

Definition and aims of Preventive Dentistry
General epidemiology and prevention strategies (primary, secondary and tertiary prevention)
Oral health enhancement
Caries prevention: epidemiology, etiology, diet and caries, epidemiological index, prevention techniques (toothbrush, toothpaste, brushing techniques, plaque control, fillings, fluoride profilaxis), radiation-related caries
Periodontal disease prevention: epidemiology, etiology, clinical classification, periodontal index, prevention techniques (scaling, mouthrinse)
Oral cancer prevention: epidemiology, clinical signs and stadiation, risk factors, precancerous lesions
Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: epdiemiology, etiology, risk factors, 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 test and oral test

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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