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

Maxillofacial pathology and therapy - CHIRURGIA MAXILLO-FACCIALE

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Name of lecturer
Antonio D'Agostino
Number of ECTS credits allocated
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LEZIONI 2° SEMESTRE dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 29, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course of Maxillofacial Surgery aims to outline the fundamentals of surgical correction of cranio- maxillo - facial dysmorphoses, to identify the main semeiological features of facial trauma and the treatment modalities, to describe the biological principles of atrophy of the jaws, the clinical issues related to them and the correction possibilities. During the lessons we will also illustrate the main complications that can occur during oral surgery , analyzing possible ways of their managing


Oral- maxillofacial traumatology: clinic, diagnosis , treatment of
maxillary bone atrophy : pathophysiology , clinical , diagnosis, treatment
Dental-skeletal deformities of the jaw: clinical diagnosis , radiological diagnosis , treatment planning , surgical options
Management of the most common complications in oral surgery

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
AA. VV. Trattato di Patologia Chirurgica Maxillo-Facciale Edizioni Minerva Medica 2007

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral or written with multiple choice ( depending on how many students)

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