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PERIODONTOLOGY

CODE 67241
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 29 cfu during the 4th year of 8746 ODONTOIATRIA E PROTESI DENTARIA (LM-46) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/28
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Periodontology  is the specialty of dentistry that studies supporting structures of teeth, as well as diseases and conditions that affect them.

    Learning outcomes:

    Provide adequate knowledge of the anatomical characteristics of the periodontium. To recognize the different forms of periodontal disease according to the most recent classifications. To familiarize  with the general principles of the non surgical therapy, the importance of maintenance therapy and re-evaluation after periodontal treatment.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course, the student must:
    
    · To know in depth the classification of the various types of periodontal disease
    
    · Know the etiological causes and predisposing factors for periodontal diseases
    
    · Be able to recognize and diagnose periodontal disease
    
    Have acquired the correct terminology for the identification of periodontal disease and to be able to describe the procedures necessary for their treatment.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Frontal lessons

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    - The anatomy of periodontal tissues
    
    - The gingival mucosa
    
    - Epidemiology of periodontal diseases
    
    - Biofilm and Tartar
    
    - Periodontal infections
    
    - Occlusal trauma
    
    - the new periodontal classification
    
    - gingivitis not related to plaque
    
    - plaque-related gingivitis
    
    - necrotizing periodontal disease
    
    - periodontitis
    
    - periodontal abscesses
    
    - lesions of endodontic origin
    
    - periodontal healing
    
    - treatment planning
    
    - chemical control of plaque

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Parodontologia clinica e implantologia orale - Edizione 2017 - Cofanetto in 2 volumi di Lindhe - Nicklaus - Lang  • 2016

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    PAOLO PESCE (President)

    MARIA MENINI (President)

    ARMANDO SILVESTRINI BIAVATI (President)

    ALESSANDRO UGOLINI (President)

    GIANCARLO DELUCCHI

    EDOARDO MARTINO

    MARCO MIGLIORATI

    ENRICO MARCELLO ONIBONI

    ANTONIO SIGNORE

    STEFANO BENEDICENTI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    October

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Multiple choice test

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Details on how to prepare for the exam and the degree of depth of each topic will be given during the lessons.
    
    The exam will mainly focus on the topics covered in the lectures.