Theoretical- Practical Course for Dental Hygienists

Type of programme
between 28-02-2025 and 01-03-2025
€400.00. *Prices corresponding to the 2024-2025 academic year.
Friday from 3.00pm to 9.00pm. Saturday from 9:30am to 1:30pm
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Course description

One of the main skills of the dental hygienist is to perform a good mechanical scaling and root planing treatment. In most courses, participants learn these techniques working on a phantom head.

Taking the course at the Faculty of Dentistry at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya allows students to use the University Dentistry Clinic facilities and practice with real patients.

Course objectives

  1. To learn all the causal, diagnostic, prognostic concepts and treatment plan in the periodontal phase I.
  2. To learn how to implement scaling and root planing with different curettes and instruments. 

Competences to be acquired by students

  1. To give the hygienist a complete picture regarding handling the periodontal patient and acquiring practical abilities for daily clinical work.
  2. To learn non-surgical treatment, clinical protocols and the equipment used.  

Who is it aimed at

This course is aimed at dental hygienists with an interest in periodontics.



Course coordinators

  • Dr. José Nart
  • Dr. Neus Carrió

Study programme and subjects 2024-2025

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Theoretical- Practical Course for Dental Hygienists Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 1
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English


  • Dra. Ana Vallès
  • Dra. Blanca Paniagua
  • Dra. Cristina Vallés


Prerequisites & admissions

  • To be a Dental Hygienist