Curricular Unit:Code:
Orthognathic and Maxillofacial Surgery841CMXF
5MasterDentistry2 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Spring SemesterPortuguese/English26
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
Allow the future Dental student, as an important specialization of this group of students, the revision and transmission of knowledge of the Maxillofacial surgery área with special interest to Dental Medicine. This will allow a better treatment and management of patients, as well as a better understanding of the surgical procedures.
Craniomaxillofacial traumatology
Diagnosis and classification of facial fractures
Surgical management of facial fractures
Traumatology in infancy and elderly patients
Orthognathic Surgery
Definition, indications, and counter-indications
Planning and facial análisis
Surgical technique
Pre-surgical preparation and post-operative care
Genioplasty and other adjunctive surgery's
Orthognathic surgery and OSAS
Temporomandibular joint
Anatomy, causes, and diagnosis in TMJ pathology
Conservative and surgical management
Benign pathology of the oral cavity and pathology of the salivary glands
Malignant pathology of head and neck
Oro-maxillo-facial infections
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
The program contains the necessary information to identify and manage traumatic situations, TMJ pathology, infections, benign and malignant pathology of the oral cavity and salivary glands and the treatment of orthognathic patients.
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
The curricular unit is exclusively theory (15h). The evaluation is done by a written test. Approval is achieved by a minimum score of 10/20 and it confers 2 ECTS.
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
In this curricular unit, the transmission of knowledge in the maxillofacial surgery area is done trough theoric classes, allowing dental students a better understanding and treatment of their patients.
Peterson's principles of oral and maxillofacial surgery, 3rd edition, Mosby
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 3rd Edition, Elsevier
Principles of Internal Fixation of the Craniomaxillofacial Skeleton – Trauma and Orthognathic Surgery, Thieme