Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course has been designed to enable students to become acquainted with the etiopathogenesis, clinical semiotics
and diagnosis of dental and oral cavity diseases requiring surgical treatment.
Have passed the following examinations: Anatomy, pharmacology, general pathology, specific odontostomatological
pathology, radiology, Anaesthesia.
Course contents summary
Anatomy: bones, muscles, nerves, dental elements
General principles of surgery: wound healing
Hypertrophic wounds and keloids
Asepsis, disinfection and sterilization. chemical and physical means.
General aspects of infections
Specific infective diseases: Abscesses, phlegmons, empyemas, osteitis
Antibiotic therapy. Hyperbaric therapy
Surgical instruments. Suturing techniques
Dental extractions: deciduous and permanent teeth
Soft tissue traumatology
Dental fractures. Dental reimplantation
Precancerosis. Needle biopsy. Incisional and excisional biopsy
Odontogenous and non odontogenous cysts of the maxillaries and of soft tissue. Pseudocysts
Odontogenous and non odontogenous neoformation of the maxillaries
Soft tissue surgery: fibromas, papillomas, etc..
Overview of implantology
Peripheral and central giant cell granulomas of the maxillaries
Maxillary sinus diseases and relative surgery
Overview of TMJ diseases and surgical therapy
Surgical treatment of “at-risk” patients
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U. Covani, F. Ferrini: CHIRURGIA ORALE. Editore Martina
R. Brusati, M. Chiapasco: ELEMENTI DI CHIRURGIA OROMAXILLOFACCIALE. Editore Masson