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CODE 73084
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/28
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
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

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the student must:

  • know the classification of the various types of dental prostheses
  • know the rudiments of the realization of fixed and removable prostheses
  • be able to clinically identify a dental prosthesis
  • 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 prosthesis with a suitable language

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures. Lectures might also be provided in remote mode. The attendance of the lessons is mandatory.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Classification of the various types of prosthodontic rehabilitations
  • Anatomic and functional consequences of edentulism
  • Diagnosis and treatment plan in fixed and removable prosthodontics
  • Jaw relation record procedures: vertical dimension of occlusion and maxilla-mandibular relationship in the horizontal plane
  • Principles of teeth arrangement: esthetic and phonetic considerations
  • Principles of the realization of fixed and removable dentures
  • Principles of restorative dental materials used in prosthodontics

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lecture notes will be delivered to the students.

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

Preti G. Riabilitazione Protesica. UTET

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LUIGI CANULLO (President)

PAOLO PERA (President)

SILVANO VALENTE (President)

MARIA MENINI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

ALESSIA MARIA IOMMIELLO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

October 

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written exam with multiple-choice questions and subsequent possible oral discussion.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

At the end of the course the student must:

  • know in depth the classification of the various types of dental prostheses
  • know the rudiments of the realization of fixed and removable prosthesis
  • be able to clinically identify a dental prosthesis
  • 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 prosthesis with a suitable language