Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in Dental Hygiene
Academic year when starting the degree: 
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Seat of the course: 
Varese - Università degli Studi dell'Insubria
Standard lectures hours: 
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Apprenticeship (625 hours)

attendance of professional laboratories for specific procedures such as sealing, basic instrumentation and sharpening

Final Examination: 

on-site evaluation through check lists and evaluation sheets concerning work, collaboration and motivation for group work, first visit to oral hygiene and motivation and instructions for home oral hygiene, tartar ablation, application of fluorine, periodontal sheet, groove seals, orthodontic patients, pedodontic patients, patients with degree of difficulty PSR 2, patients with special needs, minimal advise antitabagico, dietary evaluation, geriatric patients, patients with dentinal hypersensitivity, implant patient. In order to be considered suitable, the student must have achieved the objectives declared through the assessments with a positive outcome certified and collected during the internship.

Voto Finale

At the end of the second year the student must be able: FIRST SEMESTER
1. formulate the oral hygiene treatment plan based on the patient's general and oral health status;
2. know the clinical diagnostic-therapeutic protocols in use;
3. know the ergonomics of work;
4. know and perform the correct procedures relating to:
- personal, medical and dental history review;
- extra and intra-oral exam;
- periodontal charting;
- dental charting;
- photos
5. know and perform therapies based on the patient's therapeutic needs:
- tartar ablation;
- application of plate detecting means;
- sealing;
- compilation of PSR and periodontal files;
- fluoroprophylaxis;
- application of desensitizing agents;
6. know the basic instrumentation for the execution of specific oral hygiene therapies;
7. know and implement dietary assessments aimed at the prevention of oral and dental diseases;
8. know the interview techniques for the disposal of tobacco-related behaviors.
1. know how to evaluate the patient's overall health in order to carry out a complete treatment plan;
2. know the tools and know how to perform professional oral hygiene therapies;
3. know the main interventions to protect oral health in the community and apply them;
4. know and apply suitable interventions in emergency situations;
5. demonstrate an ethical behavior;
6. demonstrate communication skills, help relationship;
7. demonstrate ability to collaborate on the field of team work;
8. know the research and analysis methods of scientific literature.

1. observation of the activity in the clinics as a whole;
2. disinfection of the operating unit and sterilization of the instruments;
3. reception, preparation and discharge of the patient;
4. restoration of consumables;
5. patient appointment management;
6. Professional oral hygiene therapy in patients of developmental age and adults with PSR 0-1-2-3-4 and or risk of caries.
7. Professional oral hygiene therapy in patients with special needs.
8. Critical interpretation of scientific articles useful for choosing and applying appropriate oral hygiene therapies
9. Dietary evaluation
10. Smoking disposal consultancy.

notes referring to internship procedures


practical activity on the field and distance learning activities