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Periodontology II (9th & 10th 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

Evaluation of teeth as fixed prosthetic abutments (diagnosis, prognosis, and utilization); Special patient cases and accidents during endodontic treatment; Restoration of endodontically treated teeth. Selection of techniques and materials (posts, inlays, crowns); Selection of treatment sites and impression taking in prosthetic dentistry; Crown lengthening. When and how?; Treatment of fractured teeth. Selection of the appropriate techniques and materials (Composite resins, post and core-prefabricated and custom made, and crowns); The importance of reexamination of patients and of maintenance care program; Discussion on clinical cases.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Seminars.
  • Clinical practice.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

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