Curricular Unit:Code:
Preventive Dentistry841MDPV
3MasterDentistry4 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Winter SemesterPortuguese/English52
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
Development of skills in Preventive & Commmunity Dentistry, and also in screening oral health and community health intervention.
1. Prevention in Periodontology
2. Head and neck cancer prevention
3. Prevention of breath disorders
4. Prevention of dental hypersensitivity and non-cariogenic enamel defects
5. Preventive dentistry in sports medicine
6. Preventive dentistry in sleep disorders
7. Preventive dentistry in odontogeriatrics. Importance of the impact of geography of health and some concepts of demography.
8. Planning and management of oral public health programs. National Program for Oral Health Promotion
9. Health indicators in community dentistry and calibration methods for epidemiological studies.
10. Oral health, health in general and health-related quality of life. Indicators and their application.
11. Dentistry in smoking cessation
12. International perspective of preventive dentistry strategies for the future.
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
Theoretical tests: skills evaluation in Preventive & Commmunity Dentistry
Practical test or individual work: skills evaluation in oral health screening and community health intervention.
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
Written assessment by test and practical exercises in class to be done face to face
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
The evaluation is continuous and measured by the performance in the classes, as well as through the different evaluation moments. If the student opts for this evaluation system for the realization of the theoretical component of the subject will be submitted to different evaluation moments, moments characterized by the performance of tests with the subject previously indicated by the teacher and with a date defined at the beginning of each semestre
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Splieth, C. Innovations in Preventive Dentistry; QUINTESSENCE ed, 2021
Lecturer (* Responsible):
José Frias Bulhosa (