PERIODONTOLOGY

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Code
67241
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
5 credits during the 4th year of 8746 School of Dental Medicine (LM-46) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/28
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (School of Dental Medicine)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

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

Office hours: On appointment e-mail: paolo.pesce@unige.it

Exam Board

STEFANO BENEDICENTI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal 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.