The educational goal is to provide students with a full understanding of the many diseases of the oral cavity that occur in children , the correct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures .
At the end of the course students will know the correct psychological approach to the dental patient in childhood , concepts of embryology and growth of the stomatognathic in their implications with malformations of the jaw , dental abnormalities , malocclusions ; They will also have to learn how to diagnose and treat dental caries and its complications , the bad habits , the common stomatomucositi and disorders of the temporomandibular joints .
Lectures and training on patients
Outline of Embryology and craniofacial growth. Development and morphology of the teeth and jaws. Period and order of tooth eruption Psychological approach to the dental patient in childhood. Nutrition and oral health. Examination of the mouth and related structures: history and physical examination. Imaging techniques - x-ray examinations. Dental caries prevention and conservative treatment of primary and permanent teeth. Dental abnormalities. Gingivitis, parodontal diseases. Oral hygiene techniques. Traumas and fractures and dental tissue and support. Cleft palate. Pediatric oral surgery. Oral tumors in children. Stomatomucositis and oral infections in children. Temporomandibular disorders in children and adolescents. Chronic diseases and oral cavity.
Angus C. Cameron, Richard P. Widmer. Manuale di Pedodonzia / Masson Editore, Milano
Goran Koch, Sven Poulsen: Odontoiatria infantile - Un approccio clinico / Edi-Ermes Editore, Milano