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.
The teaching proposal of the UNICAMILLUS Master in addition to the legal qualification is divided into the following classes:
Master Start Date: February 2023
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:
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:
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:
Guidelines for Surgical and Non-Surgical treatment strategies for the management of periodontal disease:
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
(1) 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 2019).
(2) 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):
Other candidates who can also apply:
The University reserves the right to admit candidates with different qualifications but relevant to the Master’s course.
In order to complete your application, you will need to provide the following documents, which will be attached to the portal during the procedure:
For candidates with qualifications equivalent/equivalent to those required:
Conditional enrolment will not be accepted due to incomplete documentation or incorrect entry of data on the application form.
Following admission, candidates will have to follow the enrolment procedure following the indications provided in the appropriate guide, which will be sent by email together with the notification of admission to the Master’s course.
The partecipation fee is 11.500 Euros to be payed in 4 equal amount installments:
If the candidate does not make the payment within the time specified by UniCamillus he will lose the right to enroll/participate.