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ODONTOSTOMATOLOGICAL DISEASES

CODE 67409
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 4th year of 8745 MEDICINA E CHIRURGIA(LM-41) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/28
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Odontostomatology is the branch of Medicine dealing with dental and oral diseases.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Cognitive learning of the main diseases of dental interest. The student must be able to recognize the physiopathological bases and the clinical manifestations of the main diseases and their complications. In addition, he will have to be able to establish a diagnostic procedure and prognosis.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course the student will:

    • Know the principles of dental anatomy, the deciduous and permanent dentition, and the main pathologies of the oral cavity.
    • Know the main types of therapy and rehabilitation of dental relevance
    • Be able to address a patient to a dental consulting in case of need
    • Be able to clinically recognize the controindications to oral surgery
    • Know the correlations between systemic disease and oral cavity

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course consists in 10 hours (1 CFU) of formative activities held trough frontal theorical lessons. Lessons could be held in remote mode

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    • Principles of dental anatomy
    • Deciduous and permanent dentition
    • Main dental malformations
    • Anatomic structures at risk in dental surgery
    • Principles of restorative dentistry, oral surgery, prosthodontic rehabilitation
    • Classification of various types of dental prostheses
    • Basic knowledge of etiology, pathogenesis and therapy of dental caries and periodontal disease
    • Correlations between systemic diseases and oral cavity
    • Local and systemic contraindications to oral surgery
    • Tooth extraction and its complications

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    In order to deepen the topics covered during the lessons the following text book is suggested:

    Modica R. Trattato di Odontoiatria Clinica. Edizioni Minerva Medica 2004

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    MICHELE IESTER (President)

    GIORGIO ALBERTI

    FRANK RIKKI MAURITZ CANEVARI

    CARLO ALBERTO CUTOLO

    CHIARA DEL NOCE

    LUCA GUASTINI

    MARIA MENINI

    FRANCESCO MORA

    MASSIMO NICOLO'

    STEFANO OTTOBONI

    GIORGIO PERETTI

    ALDO VAGGE

    CARLO TRAVERSO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    October

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written test with multiple choice questions and possible oral discussion.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The verification of learning takes place through the only final exam that aims to ensure the effective acquisition of the expected learning outcomes by the student.

    Details about the exam preparation procedures and the degree of deepening will be given during the lessons.

    The exam will focus mainly on the topics covered during frontal lessons and will aim to assess not only if the student has reached an appropriate level of knowledge, but also if he is able to critically interpret clinical situations that could be presented during the exam.

    The student will also have to demonstrate to have the ability to describe odontostomatologic diseases and therapies in a clear way and adopting an appropriate terminology.