Dental sciences 4 - oral medicine

A.Y. 2020/2021
4
Max ECTS
70
Overall hours
SSD
MED/28 MED/50
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course provides knowledge on the main diseases of the oral mucosa, and the methods of transmission of the infectious pathology and prevention of cross-infection.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the student will be able to describe the clinical manifestations of the most common diseases that affect the oral mucosa and will be able to implement preventive strategies to avoid the transmission of infectious disease and cross infections.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
TEACHING METHODS
The lessons will be held on the Microsoft Teams platform and can be followed both in synchrony on the basis of the established time, and asynchronously because they will be recorded and left available to students on the same platform. It will be possible to modify the activities planned online with the possible replacement of some lessons in presence if the regulations and provisions regarding the COVID emergency allow it. Relevant communication will be reported on the notice board of the Ariel teaching site. Students are therefore encouraged to check the Ariel website regularly.
PROGRAM AND REFERENCE MATERIAL
The program and the reference material will not change from last year.
LEARNING ASSESSMENT
The exam will be held orally using the Microsoft Teams platform.
Prerequisites for admission
Basic knowledge of anatomy, histology and general pathology is considered necessary.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Assessment of knowledge consist of a written exam. This consists of 32 multiple choice questions for which one answer only is correct and worth 0.75 points, and of 5 questions for which all suggested answers may be right or wrong and each correct answer is worth 0.3 points.
Oral diseases and dentistry
Course syllabus
Introduction to oral medicine: general objectives.
Oral ulcers: traumatic ulcers, infectious ulcers, ulcers as expression of autoimmune diseases.
Spots: white spots (leukoplakia, verrucous proliferative leukoplakia, oral lichen planus); red spots (eritroplachia); dark spots (physiological hyperpigmentation, iatrogenic hyperpigmentation, nevi and melanotic spots, malignant melanoma).
New growths: traumatic fibroma, pyogenic granulomas, warts and condylomas.
Oral cancer.
Elderly related conditions: xerostomia, hyper-salivation, candidiasis, denture stomatitis.
Oral-facial pain: burning mouth syndrome, idiopathic persistent pain, atypical odontalgia.
Correlations between systemic diseases and pathologies of the oral mucosa.
Oral manifestations of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Teaching methods
Teaching is done through lectures involving interactive discussion of clinical cases.
Teaching Resources
ARIEL UNIMI Portale della didattica (diapositive lezioni e altro materiale di studio)
ARIEL UNIMI (Slides of the lectures and other teaching material)
Ficarra Manuale di Patologia e Medicina Orale McGraw Hill
Regezi - Sciubba - Jordan Patologia orale - Dalla diagnosi alla terapia Delfino
Applied medical techniques
Course syllabus
Oral inspection and recording of clinical data
Teaching methods
Practicals
Teaching Resources
ARIEL UNIMI Portale della didattica (diapositive lezioni e altro materiale di studio)
ARIEL UNIMI (Slides of the lectures and other teaching material)
Ficarra Manuale di Patologia e Medicina Orale McGraw Hill
Regezi - Sciubba - Jordan Patologia orale - Dalla diagnosi alla terapia Delfino
Applied medical techniques
MED/50 - APPLIED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY - University credits: 2
Practicals - Exercises: 50 hours
Professor: Sardella Andrea
Oral diseases and dentistry
MED/28 - ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Sardella Andrea