Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Rovereto)

Pathology and general dentistry - METODI E MATERIALI DI IGIENE ORALE

Course code
4S000294
Name of lecturer
Giuliana Bonta'
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
ROVERETO
Period
Lezioni 2 Semestre CLID ROV dal Mar 4, 2019 al May 3, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to learn the characteristics of oral hygiene aids and the correct mode of use to be able to determine which are the tools and the products best suited to each patient in order to provide personalized information to the maintenance of good oral health. Fundamental is also the knowledge of the injuries caused by incorrect use of aids available and the different methods of patient motivation.

Syllabus

Motivation of the patient: motivate why?
The principles of motivation
Concept of compliance and concordance
Verbal motivation, practice and paper
The holistic model
The detectors of plate: characteristics, types, classification, methods of use
Plaque index
Manual toothbrush and electric: characteristics and methods of use
The brushing techniques: indications, contraindications
The brushing technique Custom
Features of the bristles: hardness, natural bristles and bristles artificial
Toothbrush orthodontic sulcus, tuft
The cleaning dentures
Principals interdental: type, characteristics, mode of use
Characteristics and classification of dental floss
Wires, cords and tapes for special situations
Recognizing tissue injuries caused by tools for cleaning home
Chemical control of bacterial plaque: composition and characteristics of mouthwashes and toothpastes
Coefficient of abrasiveness
Herbal products for oral hygiene

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be written and provides a task with questions with multiple answers, of which one or more than one correct answer and an open question which is planning a home maintenance assigned according to a case report.

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