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

Odontostomatological Disciplines 3rd - ATTIVITA' PRATICA IN ORTODONZIA

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Name of lecturer
Fiorenzo Faccioni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
LEZIONI 1° E 2° SEMESTRE dal Oct 2, 2017 al Jun 1, 2018.

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Learning outcomes

To diagnose the different malocclusions and to assimilate the therapeutic procedures for orthodontic correction of minor occlusal problems. In particular, the main objectives are: to recognize orthodontic problems on the transverse, vertical and sagittal plane; to perform simple cephalometric traces; to analyze extra-oral and intra-oral photographs; to perform endoral radiographs; to take impressions; to perform simple procedures of interceptive, mobile and fixed orthodontic therapy.


To recognize the deviations from the normality, once the basic concepts of growth and normal development of the occlusion and the maxillofacial complex have been understood.
To diagnose the different malocclusions, acquiring independent judgment in framing and differentiating them about needs, priorities for intervention and therapeutic implications, both in the growing subject that in adults.
To acquire specific skills in the field of prevention of the malocclusion and interception of those forms of dysgnathia eligible for early treatment or spontaneous resolution.
To assimilate the therapeutic procedures for orthodontic correction of minor occlusal problems.
To recognize the opportunity to refer the patient to other professionists in the presence of more complex diseases.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
M. Langlade Cefalometria Ortodontica Edizioni Scienza e Tecnica Dentistica, Edizioni Internazionali 1979
D. H. Enlow Crescita Craniofacciale Edizioni Cides Odonto, Edizioni Internazionali 1986
P. Falconi Impostazione diagnostica: Obiettivi e piano di trattamento in ortodonzia Masson Ed. 1986
R. E. Moyers Manuale di Ortodonzia Edizioni Scienza e Tecnica Dentistica, Edizioni Internazionali 1991
William R. Proffit, Henry W. Fields, David M. Sarver Ortodonzia moderna Edra Masson 2013 9788821436949
T. M. Graber, R. L. Vanarsdall Ortodonzia - Principi e tecniche attuali Piccin Ed. 1998

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