Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Rovereto)

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Name of lecturer
Fulvio Campolongo
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Lezioni CLID Rov. 1 semestre dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide knowledge about the figure of dental hygienist and its possible roles as a promoter of oral health in different age groups in line with what was proposed by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization


Oral health in society
- The concept of public health and individual health
- Evolution of health systems
- The promotion of oral health: health education and prevention

Health services and dental care models in the EU
Dental epidemiology and detection procedures
Identification of populations at risk od dental caries, periodontitis, traumatic diseases...
National guidelines for the promotion of oral health in developmental age
Discipline of dental care in Trento country
Objectives of prevention in dentistry: The role of the dentist and the dental hygienist
The prevention of caries, malocclusion, traumatic diseases
Experiences of oral health promotion in community dentistry

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Materiale didattico Appunti delle lezioni 2020
Gabriele Pagliariccio Morire senza salute Dissensi 2016 9788896643778

Assessment methods and criteria

oral examination

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