Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Rovereto)

Pathology and general dentistry - ELEMENTI DI RADIODIAGNOSTICA PER IMMAGINI E RADIOPROTEZIONE

Course code
4S000294
Name of lecturer
Federica Spagnolli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/36 - IMAGING AND RADIOTHERAPY
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

To learn the main radiologic techniques in odontostomatology, focusing on the different energies employed, their physics and collateral effects, and on the image formation. To know the indication for each technique. To learn about the radiological anatomy and radiological signs of the main pathologies such as dental caries, periapical lesions, cysts, tumors, and trauma. To learn about radioprotection for patients and health workers.

Syllabus

Medical Imaging: introduction.
X rays.
Image formation: esposition factors and radio-geometrics.
X-rays detectors: analogical and digital.
Image digitalization.
Imaging techniques: orthopantomography, cephalometry, computed tomography, cone beam CT, ecography and magnetic resonance.
Radiological anatomy.
Imaging of pathology: caries, periapical lesions, cystic lesions, tumours, trauma.
Temporo-mandibular joint imaging.
Radioprotection in odontostomatology.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test with oral assessment if necessary.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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