PROSTHESIS

PROSTHESIS

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Code
73084
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
2 credits during the 3nd year of 9289 DENTAL HYGIENE (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/28
LANGUAGE
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (DENTAL HYGIENE)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:

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 rudiments of Prosthodontics (fixed and removable, partial and total denture).

LEARNING OUTCOMES (FURTHER INFO)

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

Teaching methods

Lectures

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

Preti G. Riabilitazione Protesica. UTET

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: On appointment maria.menini@unige.it

Exam Board

PAOLO PERA (President)

MARIA MENINI (President)

VINCENZO DEL BUONO

MARIAGRAZIA MINUTOLI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures

LESSONS START

October 2016

EXAMS

Exam description

Written exam with multiple-choice questions

Assessment methods

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

The interview will mainly regard the topics dealt with during the lessons and will evaluate not only the degree of knowledge but also if the student is able to recognize the various types of dental prostheses.

The student will also have to demonstrate to have the capacity to clearly describe a prosthodontic rehabilitation using the proper terminology.