Learning outcomes of the course unit
Get the essential theoretical and practical knowledge which will enable a systematic and rational approach to the diagnosis, prevention and therapy of diseases of the teeth, oral mucosa and jaws.
Course contents summary
Knowledge of the pathophysiology of the stomatognathic system Set the basis of the diagnosis of the main oral and dental diseases
Anatomy and physiology of teeth, soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity, maxillary and mandibular region. Knowledge of the pathology of the temporomandibular joint, of orofacial pain and dental sleep disorders. Jaws diseases. Caries. Periodontitis. Diseases of the oral mucosa. Precancerous lesions. Missing teeth.
G. Ficarra, Manuale di Patologia e Medicina Orale, Ed. Mc Graw-Hill
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