Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student must acquire the means to make the diagnosis and treatment of the most common diseases of childhood dentistry, making health care specialist wide-ranging, adequate and effective in dental care for children, adolescents and in patients in whom are present associated pathologies. A special emphasis on preventive techniques, clinical evaluation of ispasie and treatment of trauma.
Course contents summary
Examination of the oral cavity
Eruption of teeth: local factors, systemic and congenital affecting the process
Acquired disorders and development of teeth and oral structures
Dental caries in children and adolescents:
§ risk factors,
§ early childhood caries
§ the oral hygiene
§ the fluoride
§ the sealing of pits and fissures
§ conservative and endodontic treatment in primary dentition and permanent teeth in young
The dental trauma
Children with disabilities and diseases to dentistry
Neglect and maltreatment of the child
Polimeni, Antonella - Odontoiatria pediatrica. Elsevier srl Editore 2012
Making visits to pediatric dentistry
Discussion of clinical cases
Assistance to the chair during the treatment of pediatric patients.
Assessment methods and criteria
Verifica durante l'esame orale finale.