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Periodontology II (7th & 8th semester)

AIM

The aim of the curriculum is the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease, as well as the treatment of any type of lesions of the periodontal tissues providing in each case the appropriate therapy, based on biologic principles that aim in the re-establishment of periodontal health and its long-term maintenance.

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Introduction in periodontal treatment; Non-surgical therapy, Scaling-root planning. Evaluation of it’s effectiveness; The use of antimicrobial agents in periodontal therapy; Periodontal pocket. Diagnosis and therapeutic approach; Discussion on clinically interesting issues; Intraosseous lesions. Diagnosis and therapeutic approach; Gingival recession. Mucogingival problems; Diagnosis and therapeutic approach; Furcation involvement. Diagnosis and therapeutic approach; Gingival overgrowth; Diagnosis and therapeutic approach; Discussion on clinically interesting issues; Periodontal wound healing; Periodontal surgery; Periodontal treatment and orthodontics; Periodontal treatment and reconstructive dentistry; Reasons of failure of periodontal treatment; Periodontal diseases in children and adolescents; Supportive periodontal care; Discussion on clinically interesting issues.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Lectures.
  • Treatment planning seminars in TPCC.
  • Clinical practice.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

  • Attendance of the treatment planning seminars in TPCC.
  • Successful completion of the clinical requirements.