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

Odontostomatological Disciplines 3rd - ATTIVITA' PRATICA IN PEDODONZIA

Course code
Name of lecturer
Nicoletta Zerman
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
LEZIONI 1° E 2° SEMESTRE (INSEGNAMENTI ANNUALI) dal Oct 1, 2019 al May 29, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Put into practice the knowledge acquired in the training course to relate to subjects of pediatric age (from zero-15 years) and their families with the aim of being able to solve the common affections of the stomatognathic system.
In particular, skills in the correct psychological and behavioral approach for the best possible interrelation with the patient, based on his age, and his family of reference. Ability in the clinical diagnostic framework of dental and oral pathologies of pediatric patients. Ability to carry out the necessary preventive and conservative care. Clinical management of dental trauma in acute and follow-up. Clinical management of flawed habits and dento-skeletal malformations at the interceptive level.


Acquisition of the clinical scientific methodology for a correct approach to the diagnosis of the skeletal and oral pathologies of the pediatric subject (from zero to 15 years). Acquisition of knowledge for the execution of correct treatment plans and implementation of preventive and therapeutic protocols in the dental and maxillofacial fields. Knowledge of the main congenital and acquired, acute and chronic pathologies of odontostomatological and maxillofacial relevance. In-depth knowledge in the field of prevention and treatment of carious pathology, even early childhood, and of oral and dental traumatology.
The object of study are the stomatognathic manifestations of systemic diseases and early onset odontogenic pathologies. Specific training on the dynamism and function of the neuromuscular and dental skeletal structures of the craniofacial district, in order to diagnose, prevent aggravations and treat orthodontic-gnathological problems of the patient in developmental age.
Limits of intervention in loco-regional anesthesia and operating margins in conscious, pharmacological and general anesthesia sedation: indications, contraindications, complications and operational risks.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
autori vari guida pratica di odontoiatria pediatrica (Edizione 1) sintasi info medica srl 2019 9788887844313

Assessment methods and criteria

Written multiple choise and/or open exams at the end of the lessons.
Written exames in itinere.
Optional oral exames.

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