The final aim of the Master is to provide dental hygienists with the correct approach and the specific knowledge for the different patient’s typologies treatment plans.
In the periodontal field, the dental hygienist plays a fundamental role; the professional must be endowed with the knowledge of the microbiological aspects and of the many technological innovations in order to ensure an accurate and focused treatment.
The partner of the Master’s Degree is the Istituto Stomatologico Toscano.
UniCamillus divides the education courses – 1st and 2nd level Master’s Degree and High Specialization Courses – in the following classes:
Start: December 11th 2020
Final Degree Qualification and ECST: 60 ECTS.
Duration: 12 months for a total of 1,500 hours, divided in:
Attendance is required for at least 75% of the total amount of the hours of the Master. Lectures and seminars take place one weekend per month. Traineeship schedule is to be arranged in accordance with the host entity.
The minimum number to start the course is 10. If less than 10 eligible candidates enroll in the program, UniCamillus can decide to not start the course (enrolment fees that have been already paid, will be refunded).
The maximum number of places available in the course is 50.
Within the specific professional field, the objective of the Master is to provide with theoretical and practical competencies on the issues faced by the dental hygienist.
The traineeship will be carried out at Istituto Stomatologico Toscano according to a schedule defined at the beginning of the course.
The Master’s Degree didactic program has the following modules:
1st MODULE: BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF THE PERIODONTAL TISSUES (2 ECTS)
Biology of the periodontal tissues and etiology of the periodontal disease
Analysis on the tissues’ matters around the natural teeth and the dental implants
Technologies and the web at the dental hygienist’s disposal and their role for the diagnosis
2nd MODULE: NON-SURGICAL PERIODONTAL TREATMENT AND DEFINITION OF THE PERIODONTAL DISEASE (2 ECTS)
Non-surgical periodontal instruments
Potentially malignant disorders: why the gums keep bleeding
New periodontal classification
3rd MODULE: RESEARCH AND THE NEW FRONTIERS FOR THE PATIENT WITH PERIODONTAL AND PERI-DENTAL IMPLANTS ISSUES (2 ECTS)
The evolution in the definition of the periodontal and peri-dental implant related diseases
Clinical indexes of periodontal status and assessment of the risk profile of the patient with periodontal and peri-dental implant related diseases
4th MODULE: PATIENT’S ANAMNESIS RELATED TO THE ORAL HEALTH (2 ECTS)
Motivate and prepare the patient as a collaborative party in the treatment; communication strategy at the dentist’s office
House technology tools and what the patient needs to know in order to correctly keep the result; clarifications on the products in the market
Osteoporosis following the menopause and its effects on the alveolar bone
5th MODULE: THE USE OF THE TECHNOLOGY AVAILABLE TO THE DENTAL HYGIENIST TO TREAT THE INFLAMMATION WITH A MINI-INVASIVE APPROACH (2 ECTS)
The laser in the biofilm control with respect to the periodontal treatment
The use of technology in the research for a mini-invasive approach (Ozone therapy)
The role of inflammation and the relationship between the oral and systemic diseases
6th MODULE: THE PATIENT WITH PERIODONTAL ISSUES AND OTHER CORRELATED DISEASES (2 ECTS)
Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH) and enamel damages: remineralization techniques
Periodontal issues in the patient under orthodontics treatment
Course: theory and practice for the dental photography
7th MODULE: RE-ACTIVE AND PRO-ACTIVE THERAPY (2 ECTS)
Prosthesis on dental implants: typologies and the role of the dental hygienist for the long-term conservation
Diagnostic analysis for the patient with periodontal issues: X-ray and objective examination
Instruments and powders
8th MODULE: OZONE THERAPY IN THE DENTAL HYGIENE (1 ECTS)
The use of ozone in medicine
Hypomineralisation of the enamel and correlated pathologies
The ozone therapy in the oral hygiene: prevention and treatment of the periodontal diseases
9th MODULE: ULTRASOUNDS AND POWDERS IN THE PERIODONTAL AND PERI-DENTAL IMPLANTS DISEASES (1 ECTS)
Mucositis and peri-dental implant inflammation
Theoretical-practical lecture on ultrasounds and powders for the patient with periodontal disease
Theoretical-practical lecture on ultrasounds and powders for the patient with peri-dental implant inflammation
10th MODULE: PERSONALISED THERAPIES ACCORDING TO THE PATIENT’S TIPOLOGY (2 ECTS)
Orthodontics problems in the patient with periodontal disease: the role of the dental hygienist
Hard and soft tissues’ care during the phases of the orthodontic treatment
The whitening treatment for the patients with periodontal, pre-prosthesis and post-orthodontic issues
11th MODULE: ORAL HEALTH MAINTENANCE (2 ECTS)
The oral health in the pre- and post-surgical phases
The organization of the treatment plan
Advices for the dental-implant maintenance
LECTURES: 20 ECTS
TRAINEESHIP: 30 ECTS
FINAL THESIS: 10 ECTS
The Course Director is Anna Maria Genovesi.
The key lecturers are:
A degree among the following is required to enroll in the Master (the degree must be achieved by the enrolment’s deadline):
Candidates can also apply:
The University reserves the right to admit candidates in possession of a different degree, nonetheless pertinent to the Master’s didactic objectives.
The admission to the Master is subject to a selection procedure and to a ranking based on merit, after the screening of the candidates’ CVs. In case of a tie in the last position of the ranking, the younger candidate prevails.
If one or more candidates renounce the place, the list will be scrolled down.
The application must be signed and completed in a clear way, using the form available on the website; it must be submitted by November 10th 2020:
Via certified mail, address: email@example.com (please write in the Object the name of the Master the application is destined to)
The following documents must be sent along with the application form:
The list of the eligible candidates, as well as the date and location of the selection procedure will be communicated on the UNICAMILLUS website.
The fee for participating in the Master course amounts to Euro 2,000, to be paid in two equal instalments:
If the candidate does not pay within the deadlines stated by UniCamillus in the communication of the
admission, he/she will lose the place and the ranking will be scrolled down until there are no other
* The payment of the enrolment fees is not subject to V.A.T. according to the Art. 4 of the DPR 633/72, since it is included in the educational offer of the University. After the payment, a receipt will be issued as a proof of the payment.