Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Contemporary Literature Review

Contemporary Literature Review
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12253
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Annual
OB
Main language of instruction: English

Other languages of instruction: Catalan, Spanish

Teaching staff


Wednesday from 3 to 8 pm

Mailing to neuscarrio@yahoo.es

Introduction

Analyse and study the most relevant contemporary literature in the field of Periodontics.

Students will become familiar with this literature and use it to base their clinical practice and to justify their treatment. 

 

Pre-course requirements

It is necessary to approve the literature review subject.

Objectives

Have comprehensive knowledge of all periodontal flap surgery including access flaps and apically positioned flaps, with or without concomitant osseous surgery, their indications and contraindications, advantages and disadvantages.

 

Have comprehensive knowledge of all mucogingival and plastic periodontal surgery procedures, their indications and contraindications, advantages and disadvantages and new materials.

 

Have comprehensive knowledge of all reconstructive periodontal surgery procedures, their indications and contraindications, advantages and disadvantages and new materials.

 

Competencies

Students will be competent at critically evaluating the scientific literature and recognizing the most common bias, updating their knowledge base and evaluating scientific and technological developments as they arise. 

Syllabus

First quarter: Resective periodontal surgery

Second quarter: Mucogingival surgery

Third quarter: Guided tissue regeneration and ridge preservation augmentation

Teaching and learning activities

In person



The class methodology will be the following: each student will read and review five articles per class and each article will be presented in a power point document (aim, methods and materials, results, discussion and conclusions). The faculty will show clinical cases related with the articles.

Evaluation systems and criteria

In person



The lecture evaluation will be done at the end of the trimester with an essay examination. Students must obtain a minimum score of 7 points to pass the exam. 

 

Bibliography and resources

Articles form scientific reviews:

JCP (Journal of clinical periodontology)

Periodontology 2000

JP (Journal of periodontology)

COIR (Clinical oral implants research)

CIDRR (Clinical implant dentistry and related research)

IJPRD (International journal of periodontics and restorative dentistry)

JOMI (Journal of oral and maxillofacial implants)