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

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

Integrated odontostomatologic therapy

Course code
4S02653
Credits
14
Academic sector
-

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student must have acquired the following knowledge in the field of diseases of the oral mucosa, of the soft tissues, of the salivary glands and of the maxillary bones: - know the main biological, genetic and molecular processes that underlie the onset of diseases by integrating the pathophysiological and pathological study with the clinical methodology; - be able to perform a patient examination: detect a correct medical history, conduct the oral examination of the oral cavity; - be able to: recognize conditions different from normality, recognize characteristic lesions, follow a correct reasoning that allows to request or execute procedures for the diagnosis of the main morbid frameworks or to be able to send to other specialist when necessary; - know and register diseases according to the classifications accepted by the international community; - know the drugs directly and indirectly related to the therapy of these diseases and understand the implications of the pharmacological therapy of systemic diseases concerning the dental therapies; - be able to: perform appropriate therapies (or address to other competence when necessary), recognize and manage correctly oral manifestations of systemic or psychiatric illnesses (or address to other competence when necessary); evaluate the general health of the patient and the relationships between other diseases and diseases of the oral cavity and modulate the dental treatment plan accordingly; identify treatment priorities in line with needs, - be able to: perform screening and early detection of oral diseases including cancer; - be able to: develop an interdisciplinary approach to the clinical case, also and especially in collaboration with other figures of the health team, deepening the knowledge of the rules and dynamics that characterize the work of the group of health workers. PRACTICAL ACTIVITY IN ODONTOSTOMATOLOGICAL CLINIC MODULE Educational objectives. The student must acquire the necessary skills for a correct identification and possible treatment of the most common benign and malignant pathologies that can affect soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. These skills must also be used for primary and secondary preventive purposes. In particular, you will be asked to: - perform an adequate medical history collection with specific attention also for behavioral habits and drug therapies - perform an adeguate clinical examination of the oral cavity - know and interpret the main diagnostic methods available (Ultrasound, CT, MRI, needle aspiration , biopsy, cytological examination, histological examination) - set up a treatment plan, be it medical or surgical PRACTICAL ACTIVITY IN PREVENTIVE AND COMMUNITY DENTISTRY MODULE Learning objectives. The student must be able to recognize the risk factors from the point of view of the primary prevention of caries pathology, periodontal pathology, oncological pathology and bisphosphonate osteonecrosis through an adeguate collection of the anamnesis. The student will also have to identify early lesions in the field of oral cancers or precancerous conditions, of caries and periodontal pathologies from the perspective of secondary prevention. ODONTOSTOMATOLOGICAL CLINICAL MODULE Educational objectives. The course aims to critically educate the student in the knowledge of the anatomical structures of the oral cavity, of the main etiopathogenetic mechanisms of pathologies of odontostomatological interest as consequence of infection, inflammation, autoimmune reaction, preneoplastic disease, benign and malignant tumor). The course allows to acquire the knowledge related to clinical, laboratory and instrumental manifestations of the main pathologies with odontostomatological interest and their systemic correlations. The student will be able to learn the main diagnostic and therapeutic procedures of the most important odontostomatological pathologies in the field of preservation and care of oral cavity health.





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