Postgraduate School of Oral Surgery
There are various types of oral surgery, including periodontal surgery, endodontic surgery, and implant surgery, as well as oral pathologies and related surgical treatment. Given the affinity with maxillofacial surgery, the latter will also be addressed in depth within the framework of this discipline in order to acquire knowledge that will enable a close collaboration with maxillofacial surgeons.
Common training objectives (or common core)
Students must acquire the basic academic knowledge in generalist subjects that contribute to the formation of specialists in oral surgery, orthodontics and paediatric dentistry and disciplines characterizing the clinical-diagnostic aspects of emergencies and first aid.
Core training objectives
-deepen knowledge in areas of biology and medicine relevant to physiology, histology, pathology, anatomical pathology and in the topography of the dental and maxillofacial area, in pharmacotherapy, with particular reference to oral pathologies of inflammatory, dysplastic and neoplastic nature and their interrelation with systemic diseases and treatments;
-Knowledge and applied skills in statistical and statistical-epidemiological methodologies
School-specific training objectives
-Comprehensive knowledge of diagnostics, clinical and instrumental, and basic surgical techniques;
-In-depth knowledge of indications (physical and instrumental) for surgical treatment in dentistry;
-Identification of diagnostic pathways to define the different dental pathologies of surgical interest and the various types of edentulism;
-Acquisition of specific competencies in delivering local anaesthesia, with conscious sedation and with analgosedation;
-In-depth knowledge of general anaesthesia techniques and first aid, as well as emergency management;
-Complete specific training in individual oral surgery procedures and in the treatment of dental pathologies requiring surgery and of total or partial edentulism;
-Acquisition of specific competencies in prevention and detection of oral pathologies requiring surgery, with particular reference to those pertaining to inflammation, dysplasia, neoplasia, orthodontics and preprosthetics;
-Acquire the ability to adopt a multidisciplinary approach involving oral surgery and various disciplines included in the academic field pertaining to the postgraduate school in question;
-Deepen knowledge of the local/regional and systemic implications of oral surgical treatment in patients affected by diseases involving other systems and organs, including rare illnesses
Related, additional or interdisciplinary objectives
-Deepen knowledge of pathologies linked to alterations in the dental and maxillofacial area;
-Deepen knowledge of different aspects of legal medicine, including clinical bioethics;
-Deepen knowledge of healthcare management;
-Deepen knowledge of legislative norms governing healthcare organization;
-Acquire greater proficiency in English so as to be able to understand the international literature and keep up to date;
-Acquire IT skills, particularly those of use in diagnostic data management and therapy planning
Accesso per i laureati Magistrali in Odontoiatria e Protesi Dentaria (Classe LM 46), per i laureati specialistici in Odontoiatria e Protesi Dentaria (Classe 52/S) e per i laureati del vecchio ordinamento in Odontoiatria e Protesi Dentaria.
È inoltre richiesto il possesso del diploma di abilitazione all'esercizio della professione o che conseguiranno l'abilitazione entro la 2° sessione dell'anno 2019
The competitive selection procedure, based on qualifications and exams, is carried out locally by individual Universities. Those with a Master's degree in Dental Medicine (Laurea magistrale - Class LM 46 or Laurea specialistica - Class 52/S) and those with a Master's degree in Dental Medicine awarded under the old university regulations may apply.
Applicants must also be certified to practice as a professional or must obtain such certification by the 2nd session in 2019
ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo
- S.C. Ondontoiatria e Stomatologia I
- S.C. Ondontoiatria e Stomatologia II
Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
- U.O.C. di Chirurgia Maxillo-Facciale ed Odontostomatologia
ISI - Istituto Stomatologico Italiano
- Reparto di estetica dentale
IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi
- Servizio di odontostomatologia
ASST Papa Giovanni XXIII - BERGAMO
- U.S.C. Odontoiatria e Stomatologia
Call for applications
Please refer to the call for admission test dates and contents, and how to register.
Application for admission: please refer to the call
Attachments and documents
For the assessment test of Postgraduate Schools all candidates must present themselves wearing a FFP2 face mask, with a valid identity document, the Covid-19 certificate and the Covid-19 self-certification, duly completed and signed.