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PROTESI DENTARIA

CODE 67297
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 6th year of 8746 ODONTOIATRIA E PROTESI DENTARIA (LM-46) - 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

    Prosthodontics is the branch of Dentistry that deals with the restoration of compromised teeth and with the substitution of missing teeth in partially or totally edentulous patients.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Acquisition of the theoretical and practical knowledge in order to make a diagnosis in edentulous patients and in order to design and realize a removable or fixed partial or total denture.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    At the end of the course the student must:

    • know in depth the intraoral anatomy of the partially and completely edentulous patient
    • know in depth the materials and methods needed to realize a fixed or removable prosthesis (partial or complete denture)
    • be able to diagnose and realize a proper treatment plan including fixed or removable prostheses
    • be able to clinically identify indications and contraindications to the rehabilitation with the various types of prostheses
    • know in detail the various components and the materials used to realize a removable prosthesis
    • be able to decide the type and the design of the fixed/removable prosthesis best suited in a specific clinical situation
    • have acquired a proper terminology in order to be able to identify the various types of prostheses and their components and in order to describe the procedures required to realize a fixed or removable prosthesis with a suitable language
    • be able to realize a proper fixed or removable prosthesis
    • be able to properly manage the clinical records
    • be able to properly plan and manage the appointments
    • be able to properly manage the collaboration with the dental technician

    TEACHING METHODS

    Clinical activity carried out directly by the students under the supervision of clinical tutors in University and Hospital clinical divisions. 

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    • Diagnosis and treatment plan in prosthodontics (anamnesis, oral examination, instrumental exams)
    • Reconstruction of endodontically treated teeth
    • Abutment teeth preparation for fixed and removable prostheses
    • Preliminary and definitive impressions
    • Jaw relation record procedures: vertical dimension of occlusion and maxilla-mandibular relationship in the horizontal plane
    • Realization of fixed and removable partial and total dentures
    • Occlusal control
    • Management of the clinical records
    • Planning and management of the appointments
    • Management of the collaboration with the dental technician

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

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

    Preti G. Riabilitazione Protesica. UTET

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    PAOLO PESCE (President)

    LUIGI CANULLO (President)

    ALESSANDRO UGOLINI (President)

    PAOLO BRUNAMONTI

    MAURIZIO CARTA

    JOSEPH GARIBALDI

    FRANCESCO LAGANA'

    GUIDO MOSCATO

    PAOLO PERA

    GIUSEPPE GILBERTO SIGNORINI

    MARIA MENINI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    October

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The final exam comprises an interview and the discussion of clinical cases

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Details of the preparation for the exam and of the level of in-depth study will be given during the lessons.

    The student must demonstrate the attendance of at least 75% of the planned learning activities presenting the special register and the certificates signed by the clinical tutors attesting the clinical activities carried out.

    The interview will evaluate the capacity to formulate a proper diagnosis and treatment plan using a suitable terminology.

    The evaluation will also include punctuality, personal behaviour, communication skills, and professionalism in the relationship with the patient, with the clinical tutors and with the dental equips of the different clinical divisions.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    09/01/2023 00:09 GENOVA Orale
    06/02/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale