Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Rovereto)

Conservative dentistry - TECNOLOGIE INNOVATIVE NELLA PRATICA DELL'IGIENE ORALE

Course code
4S000305
Name of lecturer
Sofia Drivas
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Site
ROVERETO
Period
Lezioni 1 Anno 2 semestre CLID ROV dal Feb 8, 2021 al Apr 16, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide the basics of dental aesthetics, knowledge of anatomical alterations that lead to imperfections and the possibilities of treatment, both hard and soft tissues, using innovative techniques such as laser and ozone.

Syllabus

The module includes the following topics:
1) Anatomical enamel alterations: pre- and post-eruptive defects
2) Differential diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of enamel defects
3) Dental whitening: from the first visit to the choice of whitening treatments. Difference between home and ambulatory whitening treatments. The colour-taking technique. Photographic documentation. Sensitivity management. Over-the-counter treatments
4) Laser
5) Ozone therapy
6) Guided Biofilm Therapy: a new approach to oral hygiene sessions

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Enrico Cogo, Pietro Sibilla, Roberto Turrini Sbiancamento dentale: metodi per il successo 2011

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination will take the form of a multiple-choice test and two open questions. However, the student must have prepared a paper on an innovative technique or technology in order to sit the exam.



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