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AY 2020/2021


The periodontology is the specialty of dentistry that studies hard and soft tissues supporting teeth, as well as diseases and conditions that affect them.

The clinical periodontology studies the diagnosis, the prognosis and the treatment of all kind of inflammatory pathology affecting the periodontium, which includes the gingiva (gums), alveolar bone, cementum, and the periodontal ligament.

The aim of this Master program is to improve the knowledge of clinical periodontology in dentists who want to study in deep this subject performing diagnosis, prognosis and treatment according to the evidence base dentistry and the clinical experience of tutors.

The Master is qualified as SCIENCE due to its tecnica and scientific characteristics

The Master main partner is the Istituto Stomatologico Toscano.

Centro Attività Didattiche e di Ricerca 
Via Aurelia 335 c/o Ospedale Versilia – 55041 Lido di Camaiore (LU)

The teaching proposal of the UNICAMILLUS Master in addition to the legal qualification is divided into the following classes:

  • SCIENCE: courses characterized by a purely tecnica and scientific approach;
  • PLUS: courses characterized by a multidisciplinary approach also containing elements and managerial and non-medical-surgical subjects;
  • EXPERIENCE: the courses mentioned above with high and particular experiential activities of internships and internships in specialized structures

Master Start Date: April 2022


  • Lectures will be held at the Istituto Stomatologico Toscano.
  • The practical Hands on and the internship will be held at the Istituto Stomatologico Toscano.

Language: English

Final Certification and Formative Credits: all candidates who have completed the planned training and passes the final exam will receive a second level Master’s Degree in Clinical Periodontology with the assignment of 60 credits (CFU).

Duration: the Master’s program lasts 12 months and includes a total time of 1.500 hours, divided into:

  • practical activity and lectures and seminars;
  • internship (750 hours);
  • study and individual preparation activities including the preparation of the final exam.

Attendance mode: the attendance is mandatory for at least the 75% of the total hours of the Master.

For frontal lectures and seminars (unless otherwise comunication) a commitment of 4 session of approximately 5 days is forseen for the entire duration of the Master. The total hours of training will be scheduled in accordance with the host structure.

A minimum number of 15 students is requested in order to start the Master. Below the thershold of 15, UniCamillus can unilaterally decide not to activate the Master (participants will receive the already paid partecipant fees back). 
The minimum number of available seats is of 15.


Theoretical and practical sessions will be integrated by practical session on artificial and animal models. The following materials will be given to students by CD:
Surgical scheme;
Periodontal chart for the dental office;
Video of live-surgery;
 Each student could bring to the dental clinic 2 their patients to perform oral surgery as first operator lead by the professor/tutor.

The clinical surgery session would be performed during the course according to the calendar of practical lessons.

The calendar of the lessons could be modified and adjusted, with adequate notice, due to the national and international scientific calendar.


The Master’s program includes the following teaching modules:  


  • Module 1 (3 CFU)

Anatomy, physiology and physiopathology of the supporting tissues around teeth and clinical implications.

Etiopathogenesis and pathological anatomy of periodontal disease

Semeiotics and diagnosis of periodontal disease

  • Module (2 CFU)

Periodontal disease and systemic conditions: a bidirectional relationship.

Periodontal disease no-plaque associated

  • Module 3 (2 CFU)

Evolution of microbiology: from Koch to Microbiome.

Infection and colonization of dental roots.

– Mechanical treatment to control the dental root’s infection.

– Chemotherapy treatment strategies to control dental root’s infection.


Guidelines for Surgical and Non-Surgical treatment strategies for the management of periodontal disease

  • Module 4 (2 CFU)

Non-surgical periodontal treatment NSPT

– Modifications of the NSPT protocol and initial preparation

– The soft tissue response


  • Module 5 (2 CFU)

Surgical periodontal treatment NSPT basic strategies

– Instruments

– Flap and Surgical techniques

– Management of interdental papilla and soft tissue aesthetic

– Healing of surgical flap and defects

– Stitches and suture techniques in periodontal surgery


  • Module 6 ( 2 CFU)

Surgical periodontal treatment NSPT

– Causal therapy and reduction of the gingival pocket

– Rationale

– Indications and limits

– Flap and Surgical techniques


  • Module 7 (2 CFU)

Surgical periodontal treatment NSPT: Reconstruction of periodontium

– Rationale

– Indications and limits

-Flap and Surgical techniques

– Predictability of long-term success


  • Module 8 (1 CFU)

Surgical periodontal treatment NSPT: Muco-gingival surgery

– Biology of soft tissue around teeth and aestetic

– Gingival biotype in clinical periodontology

– Rationale

– Indications and limits

– Flap and Surgical techniques

– Predictability of long-term success


  • Module 9 (2 CFU)

Periodontal implications of restorative dentistry

– Relationship between periodontium and restorations’ margin

– Saving Natural Teeth with restorative dentistry and periodontal surgery

– Smile design

– Pre-prosthetic oral surgery

– Prosthodontic in periodontal teeth


Endodontics and periodontology

– Classifications of endo-perio lesions

– Endo-perio lesion diagnosis prognosis and decision-making


  • Module 10 ( 2 CFU)

Occlusion and periodontology

– Overview of literature and clinical considerations

Orthodontics and periodontology  


The Master Director is Stefano Parma Benfenati (1) and the co-Directors is dr.Rosario Puglisi (2).

Main speakers are:

-UGO COVANI : Professore Ordinario f.r. di Malattie odontostomatologiche dell’Università di Pisa

-MARISA RONCATI: Titolare del modulo didattico “Follow up ed igiene professionale post protesica” al

Master Universitario di II livello di Protesi ed Implantoprotesi, Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di




 Il Dr.Parma Benfenati Stefano si laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia all’Università di Ferrara nel 1978. Specializzazione in Odontoiatria e Protesi Dentaria Università Genova 1981. Master of Science in Periodontology Boston University 1984. Socio attivo della Società Italiana di Parodontologia dal 1987. Dal  

1986 al 1999,Professore a Contratto per l’insegnamento di Parodontologia Università Ferrara. Dal 2010,Professore a contratto Master in Parodontologia Università Torino.Dal 2013, insegnante Master Universitario in Chirurgia e Patologia Orale, Università Parma. Autore di numerose  

pubblicazioni e co-autore di 3 libri: GBR Rigenerazione Ossea Guidata a scopo implantare (NIKE, 2007) – Chirurgia Mucogengivale associata alle Tecniche

Rigenerative in Parodontologia ed Implantologia (NIKE, 2013) – Parodontologia non chirurgica, (ANDI MEDIA,2015) e co-autore del testo Periodontal therapy: evidence based clinical success(Quintessenza,1998). Autore testo dell’Atlante Malattie peri-implantari: Trattamenti chirurgici (Quintessenza  



Il Dr. Puglisi si laurea in Odontoiatria all’Università di Perugia nel 2009. Master Ufficiale di ricerca – UIC – Universitat Internacional de Catalunya,

Barcellona. Master in Parodontologia e Implantologia – Con Programma EFP – UIC – Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcellona.

Dottorato in Co-Tutela Barcellona-Siena – PhD in Odontologìa – Agentes Quimicos y Biomateriales en Periodoncia presso la UIC – Universitat

Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) di Barcellona e PhD in Medical Biotecnology presso l’Università degli Studi di Siena. Odontoiatra libero professionista-

Consulenze in Parodontologia, Implantologia e Chirurgia Orale. Professore collaboratore – Dipartimento Parodontologia – UIC – Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. Corso Teorico-Pratico su Chirurgia Mucogengivale – Aloderm Vs. Connettivo. Membro Ordinario della SIDP – Società Italiana di Parodontologia.


One of the following degree titles are required to be admitted to the Professional Master Program (or near graduation by the Master enrollment deadline):

  • Master’s degree in Medicine and Surgery;
  • Master’s degree and / or specialist degree in dentistry and dental prosthesis;
  • Master’s degree and/ or specialist degree in medicine and surgery with specialization in odontostomatology or qualification for the practice of dentistry;

Other candidates who can also apply:

  • Candidates in possession of an Accademic Degree equivalent to those listed above obtained in a foreign University.
  • Candidates in possession of an Accademic Degree obtained abroad and equivalent in duration and content to those listed above.

The University reserves the right to admit candidates with different qualifications but relevant to the Master’s course.


The application must be received, signed and written on plain paper, as well as written clearly and legibly, using the form available on the web site, by 01/03/2022:

  • Hand delivery at the University (From Monday to Friday 9 am to 1 pm.)
  • Registered letter A/R at the address: Scuola post-laurea – UniCamillus University – Via di Sant’Alessandro 8 – 00131 Roma;
  • Certified email at the email adress: (please specify the name of the Professional Master you wish to attend).

The following documents must be attached to the application:

  • a dated and signed curriculum vitae et studiorum european format;
  • photocopy of an identity card;
  • any other accademic titles that the candidate wishes to submit for the admission;
  • Statement of having read the information regarding the personal data treatment based to art.13 and 14 in accordance with the European legislation (UE) 2016/679
  • Photocopy of fiscal code or health insurance card (for Italian citizens and foreigners in possession of it).
  • For candidates in possession of equivalent qualifications to those required: substitutive declaration of certification, pursuant to art. 46 of D.P.R.28/12/2000,n. 445, certifying the achievement of the aforementioned titles in accordance with current legislation;
  • Candidates with a foreign degree are required to submit, in addition to what has already been said, one among the following documents:
    Declaration of Value released on site by the Italian consular authority of the country of the degree (with the transcript of records + copy of the final degree) or, Certification of Comparability CIMEA together with the certification of Verification by CIMEA (accessing the platform CIMEA) or, Diploma Supplement (if it is a European degree) issued by the University of origin and with a legalization by the Italian Embassy of the country of the degree. Candidates with some missing documents are admitted upon condition and are not allowed to complete the enrolment procedure until all the required certificates are presented.
  • Payment copy of the participation fee of the first instalment: Euro 2500 by 01/03/2022


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