Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Current Implant Literature Review and CCs

Current Implant Literature Review and CCs
Main language of instruction: English

Other languages of instruction: Catalan, Spanish

Teaching staff

Via email to bgarcia@uic.es


Faculty: Dr. Berta Garcia Mur

Class: Clinical Seminar

Schedule: Friday from 12:30 to 14h

Pre-course requirements

The student should:

- Successfully completed all subjects in the first and second years of Masters in Periodontology and IMOS

- Comprehensively understand basic principles both theoretical and clinical in oral implantology

- Understand and correctly use scientific english


- Acquire further current knowledge on everything related to periodontology and implants

- Learn new surgical techniques

- Be critical with recently published scientific articles

Competences/Learning outcomes of the degree programme

Students should read, understand and synthesize selected scientific articles related to oral implatology. Students should present and defend each article during seminars.

Learning outcomes of the subject

The student will learn on current implantology as well as acquire critical thinking for the analysis of scientific literature.


Articles are selected with regards to immediate implants, long-term survival and success rates of implants, mucogingival therapy around implants, biological complications of implants, alveolar ridge preservation and other surgical techniques for boen regeenration around dental implants and short and narrow implants

Teaching and learning activities

In person

Articles are presented during 10-15 minutes by each student. A scientific discussion takes places following every presentation. After completing each topic, students are evaluated with a written exam.

Evaluation systems and criteria

In person

70% of the grade is based on the written exams. 30% is based on the quality of the presentations, the participation during discussion and the attendance.

Bibliography and resources

Publications from different scientific journals:

- Journal of Clinical Periodontology

- Jorunal of Periodontology

- Clinical Oral Implant Research

- Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research

- International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

- Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants