05303 - Conservative Dentistry

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2020/2021

Learning outcomes

The student should be able to recognize, face and solve simple cases of conservative dentistry. In particular, the student is able to: recognize and appropriately use the main tools used for conservative dentistry; recognize and appropriately use the main materials for conservative dentistry; diagnose the main diseases that require a treatment in conservative dentistry; recognize the proper indications for treatment in conservative dentistry; plan and organize simple cases in in conservative dentistry; coordinate a dental assistant for holding conservative interventions; perform conservative preparations on phantoms.

Course contents

1. knowledge of dental anatomy and modeling; 2. knowledge of tools used for conservative dentistry; 3. knowledge and proper use of the main materials for conservative dentistry; 4. ability to diagnose the main diseases that require a conservative treatment; 5. ability to recognize indications of conservative treatment; 6. ability to plan and organize simple cases in conservative dentistry; 7. ability to coordinate a dental assistant for holding conservative interventions.

Readings/Bibliography

1. Odontoiatria Restaurativa - procedure di trattamento e prospettive future - ed. Elsevier 2. Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry: A Contemporary Approach, Fourth Edition, by Thomas J. Hilton, Jack L. Ferracane, James C. Broome. Ed. Quintessence Int.

Teaching methods

lessons and training on phantoms

Assessment methods

oral exam and hand-on on phantoms

Teaching tools

slides and research articles

Office hours

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