IMPLANTOLOGY

IMPLANTOLOGY

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Code
73083
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
2 credits during the 3nd year of 9289 DENTAL HYGIENE (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/28
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (DENTAL HYGIENE)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Implantology is the branch of Dentistry that deals with the substitution of missing teeth with dental implants

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquisition of the rudiments of dental implantology

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the student must:

  • know the classification of the various types of dental implant-supported prostheses
  • know the basic characteristics of the various types of dental implants
  • 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

  • History of dental implantology
  • Treatment plan in dental implantology
  • Macro- and micro-structure of dental implants
  • Rudiments of restorative materials in implantology
  • Risk factors in implantology
  • Perimplantitis
  • Hygienic and dietetic protocols in implant prosthodontics
  • Full-arch immediate loading: surgical and prosthetic protocols

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Tealdo T, Bevilacqua M, Pera P. “Columbus Bridge Protocol” Quintessenza Ed. 2009

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: On appointment paolopera@unige.it

Exam Board

SILVANO VALENTE (President)

PAOLO PERA (President)

MARIA MENINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures

LESSONS START

October

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 exam 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.