Orthodontics

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
120
Overall hours
SSD
MED/28
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
- To understand the growth and development of the maxillary and mandibular bones
- To be able to diagnose malocclusions by traditional and innovative instruments
- To understand clinical use of orthodontic devices based on growth and orthodontic diagnosis
- To recognize the principles of orthodontic and dental movements by removable and fixed appliances
- To be able to recognise the main genetic and systemic diseases and their diagnostic and therapeutic approach
- To be able to take the medical history, intra- and extra-oral photography, study impressions and their meaning
- To be able to perform cephalometric traces on CBCT, to be able to perform instrumental examinations like electrognatography and postural diagnosis
- To be able to recognise the clinical application of orthodontic appliances
Expected learning outcomes
- To be able to take the medical history, intra- and extra-oral photography, study impressions and their meaning
- To be able to perform cephalometric traces on CBCT, to be able to perform instrumental examinations like electrognatography and postural diagnosis
- To be able to recognise the clinical application of orthodontic appliances.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Didactic methods
During the emergency teaching phase, the program is maintained with the following changes necessary for a good online use of the course originally designed for face-to-face teaching.
Lessons will be held mainly in videoconference using Teams


Program and reference material
The program and reference material will not be affected.
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Learning assessment procedures and assessment criteria
The exam is oral and is held in Teams, according to the indications provided by the University.
Course syllabus
1. individualized binding method
2. debonding
3. restraint
4. orthodontic treatment in adults
5. surgery for maxillomandibular dysmorphosis
6. orthodontic-surgical treatment in the adult patient
7. orthodontic treatment of the elderly patient
8. treatment of the patient with genetic syndromes
9. dental anomalies
10. position anomalies of the dental elements
11. anomalies in the number of dental elements
12. concepts of neuromuscular gnathology
13. orthodontics and implantology
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required
Teaching methods
Frontal lessons
Teaching Resources
Ortognatodonzia: Giampietro Farronato - Edi-Ermes
Assessment methods and Criteria
Written test with multiple choice questions
MED/28 - ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY - University credits: 9
Lessons: 70 hours
Practicals - Exercises: 50 hours