Postgraduate School of Orthodontics

Specializzazioni odontoiatria
Postgraduate Schools - Medicine, Healthcare, Dental Medicine
A.Y. 2021/2022
Course class
Classe delle specializzazioni in odontoiatria
Study area
Medicine and Healthcare
Postgraduate Schools - Medicine, Healthcare, Dental Medicine
Milano, Rho, Bergamo
Director of Specialization School
Common training objectives (or common core)
Students must acquire formal knowledge of the generalist disciplines contributing to specialist training in Oral Surgery, Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry and of key disciplines characterising the clinical-diagnostic aspects of emergency medicine and first aid

Core training objectives
-Deepen knowledge of biological and medical disciplines pertaining to the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the dento-maxillofacial region, with particular reference to development and growth, as well as the formative and morphological conditioning mechanisms of the dento-maxillofacial complex and interactions with the soma;
-Learn and acquire the skills to apply statistical and statistical-epidemiological methods

School-specific training objectives
-Comprehensive knowledge of clinical and instrumental diagnosis, the physiopathology of the dento-maxillofacial region and related treatment;
-In-depth knowledge of orthognathodontic semeiotics, including the use of clinical and instrumental devices;
-Identification of useful diagnostic pathways for classifying the various types of malocclusion and alterations of the dento-maxillofacial region, from dental to generalised hereditary or congenital malformative pathologies;
-Acquisition of specific skills in the prevention, interception and correction of malocclusions, as well as treatment of dental and dento-skeletal dysgnathia in both children and adults;
-Acquisition of specific knowledge and skills in the treatment of dento-maxillofacial malformations and in orthodontic preparation and finalisation in support of orthognathic surgery;
-Acquisition of specific knowledge and skills in the diagnostic aspects and therapeutic solutions for intra- and extra-articular problems affecting the temporomandibular joint, as well as their interconnections with various general conditions such as headaches, postural imbalances, muscle tension, myofascial pathologies, and asymmetries;
-Ability to adopt multidisciplinary approaches in orthodontics and other disciplines included in the scientific-disciplinary sector in which the Postgraduate School operates;
-In-depth knowledge of loco-regional and systemic implications related to orthognathodontic treatment of patients affected by diseases of other systems and organs, including rare diseases

Related, additional and interdisciplinary objectives
-In-depth knowledge of the basic principles of diseases related to alterations of the dento-maxillofacial region;
-In-depth knowledge of phenomena linked to the psychological approach to conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint, to the neurological problems of headaches, and to altered postural attitudes;
-In-depth knowledge of the foundations of legal medicine and its various aspects, including clinical bioethics;
-In-depth knowledge of the basic principles of healthcare management;
-In-depth knowledge of the legislation governing healthcare organisation;
-Acquisition of useful computer skills, in particular for the management of diagnostic data and treatment planning;
-In-depth knowledge of the English language so as to understand the international literature and stay up-to-date
Il concorso, per titoli ed esami, è espletato localmente dai singoli Atenei.
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 competition, based on qualifications and exams, is carried out locally by the individual Universities.
It is open to those with a Master's degree in Dental Medicine(Class LM 46), to postgraduates specialized in Dental Medicine (Class 52/S) and to those who graduated in Dental Medicine under the old university regulations.
Applicants must also hold a license to practice or obtain the license by the 2nd session in 2019
Milano, Rho, Bergamo
Learning centers
L'attività didattica, formale e professionalizzante, si espleta nelle seguenti sedi:

Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
- U.O.C. di Chirurgia Maxillo-Facciale ed Odontostomatologia

ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo
- Reparto di odontoiatria infantile del Presidio Ospedaliero "San Paolo"

IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi
- Reparto di odontostomatologia

ASST Papa Giovanni XXIII di Bergamo
- Odontostomatologia

ASST Rhodense
- Servizio di Odontoiatria

Istituti Milanesi Martinitt e Pio Albergo Trivulzio
- Ambulatorio odontoiatrico - Odontoiatria ed Igiene Orale

Courses list

Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Anatomia patologica
1 8 Italian
Anatomia umana
1 8 Italian
1 15 Italian
Diagnostica per immagini
1 15 Italian
1 8 Italian
Genetica medica
1 8 Italian
Medicina legale
1 8 Italian
Microbiologia e microbiologia clinica
1 8 Italian
Ortognatodonzia 1
43 62 Italian
Pediatria tronco comune
1 15 Italian
1 8 Italian
Tirocinio tronco comune 1
8 Italian
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Chirurgia plastica
1 8 Italian
1 8 Italian
Ortognatodonzia 2
46 62 Italian
1 8 Italian
Psicologia clinica (SECONDO ANNO)
1 8 Italian
Tirocinio tronco comune 2
9 Italian
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Chirurgia maxillo-facciale tronco comune
1 15 Italian
Igiene e medicina preventiva
1 8 Italian
Inglese (TERZO ANNO)
1 8 Italian
Organizzazione aziendale
1 8 Italian
Ortognatodonzia 3
36 62 Italian
Psicologia clinica (TERZO ANNO)
1 8 Italian
Scienze tecniche mediche applicate tronco comune
1 15 Italian
Tirocinio tronco comune 3
8 Italian
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Prova finale
10 Italian


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Prova scritta: 23 novembre 2021 alle ore 8.30 presso l'Aula C03 Via Mangiagalli, 25 - Milano.

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.