PROFESSIONAL ORAL HYGIENE TECHNIQUES 1

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Dental Hygiene
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2018/2019
Year: 
1
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2018/2019
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Credits: 
3
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
36
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (36 hours)
Requirements: 

None--

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

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CONTENTS:
-Bacterial biofilm in the oral cavity
-Role of bacterial plaque in decay and gum disease
-Motivation to oral hygiene and oral hygiene instructions
-Placque detectors for home and professional use
-Brushing techniques
-Scaling with sonic and ultrasonic devices
-Manual instrumentation
-Polishing and air flow
-Classification of dyschromia
-Professional fluoroprophylaxis, use and dosages

BOOKS:
-Blue CM. Darby’s Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene. 8th Edition. (2016) ELSEVIER.

Convenzionale

Professors

GANGALE MARTINA