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

Principles of Dentistry - IGIENE DENTALE

Course code
4S02634
Name of lecturer
Alessia Pardo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY
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 aims of course give to students the ability to apply correctly the dental hygiene methods and recognition of gingival inflammatory changes and to propose preventive measures for all dental diseases induced by bacterial plaque . Furthemore will be discuss the founding principles of basic dental care- home treatment and dental care- professional treatment that including professional oral Hygiene , scaling , root planing , root debridement and polishing.

Syllabus

1. PERIODONTAL THERAPY
Personal health , dental and medical ;examination of the patient with periodontal disease ;
the probing depth ;
Bleeding on probing ;
clinical attachment level;
Furcation involvement ;
tooth mobility ;
Oral hygiene;
Objectives of causal therapy ;
The motivation;
Effects of supragingival plaque control without subgingival instrumentation ;
Effects of subgingival instrumentation with the subgingival plaque control ;
Effects of subgingival instrumentation in the various sites .

2. PATIENTS MOTIVATION
What does motivate the patient ;
Communication with the patient ;
topics of conversation during the motivation ;
Information about tooth decay and periodontal disease : how to explain to the patient his illness ;
How to motivate a patient periodontitis ;
Home Hygiene education of the patient ;
Failure to communicate : the most frequent errors .

3. PLAQUE CONTROL ON TEETH AND IMPLANTS
Agents of plaque detectors ;
toothbrushes ;
Techniques of brushing ;
toothpaste ;
dental instruments ;
Special aids for oral hygiene home care .

4. SCALING AND ROOT PLANING;
Instrumentation for scaling and root planing techniques and instrumentation ;
ultrasonic and sonic instruments ;
hand tools ;
Features of hand instruments ;
Universal curette and sickle ;
Curette Gracey ;
Handle the tools and support points ;
working positions ;
Right operator ;
Operator lefty ;
ambidextrous operator ;
Using Gracey curette ;
Using universal and sickle curette ;
Considerations root planing ;
Curette Syntette ;
Tools for difficult to access sites ;
rotary instruments and their use .

5. SHARPENING TOOLS
sharpening purpose ;
Side sharpening ;
Front sharpening .


6. HYPERSENSITIVITY ' DENTAL TREATMENT
Professional topical application ;
Home Topical application .

7. SUPPORTIVE PARODONTAL THERAPY ON TEETH AND IMPLANTS
Results obtained when the periodontal disease patients participating in the supportive therapy ;
Results obtained when the periodontal disease patients participating in the supportive therapy but do not maintain a satisfactory standard of oral hygiene ;
Results obtained when the periodontal disease patients do not participate in supportive therapy ;
What should be done during the periodic monitoring of a patient stretch for periodontal disease ;
Reassessment of the risk of infection and periodontal conditions ;
supportive treatment ;
Evaluation and treatment of potential recurrence of gingivitis and periodontal disease ;
Polishing teeth and dental hypersensitivity treatment
maintenance treatment of plants.

Assessment methods and criteria

WRITTEN AND ORAL EXAM

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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