Course Syllabus for Master Degree in Implantology

 1. Anatomy and Physiology 

Basic Data

Subject : ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

Type : Compulsory

Year : 1

ECTS : 4

Total hours : 100 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents

1. Anatomy

1.1. Embriological development of the head and neck

1.2. Postnatal development of the head and neck

1.3. Cranial bones anatomy

1.4. Mastication muscles

1.5. Mimetic (facial) muscles

1.6. Temporomadibular joint anatomy

1.7. Arterial and venous irrigation of the head and neck

1.8. Lymphatic system of the head and neck

1.9. Innervation of the head and neck. A detailed study of facial and trigeminal nerve

2. Physiology

2.1. Muscular physiology, biological and biochemical bases of muscular contraction

2.2. Mastication muscles action

2.3. Suprahyoid muscles action

2.4. Infrahyoid muscles action

2.5. Mandibular physiological movements. Protrusion, retrusion, opening, closing, lateral movements.

2.6. Concepts of Centric Relation, Maximal Intercuspation, Long Centric and Therapeutic position.

2.7. Influence of the anterior and canine guides in TMJ

2.8. Factors that have influence on appearance of TMJ overload

2.9. Deglutition

2.10 Mastication

2.11 Resiration

2.12 Suction (sucking habit)

2.13 Bone physiology

 

 2. Diagnosis 

Basic Data

Subject : DIAGNOSIS

Type : Compulsory

Year : 1

ECTS : 9

Total hours : 225 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents

Diagnosis tests in implantology

Applied anatomy in implantology

Therapeutic possibilities in implantology

Risk factors and counter indications

X-ray and surgical splints

Periodontal and restoration prognosis

Treatment alternatives

Current criteria of success in implantology

Post-operative recommendations and instructions

Anatomy of periodont

Diagnostic splint

X-ray splint

Surgical splint

CBCT

HCT

CT errors

Troubleshooting

Implant height and width

Implant type

Bone density

3D disposition of an implant

Primary and secondary stability

Waiting time

Immediate load

CBCT densitometric calibration

Dental photography

Records: Clinical history, CT, models, articulator records

Surgical field preparation

 

 3. Treatment Plan. Timeline 

 

Basic Data

Subject : TREATMENT PLAN. TIMELINE

Type : Compulsory

Year : 1

ECTS : 2

Total hours : 50 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents

Diagnosis tests in implantology

Applied anatomy in implantology

Therapeutic possibilities in implantology

Risk factors and counter indications

X-ray and surgical splints

Periodontal and restoration prognosis

Treatment alternatives

Current criteria of success in implantology

Post-operative recommendations and instructions

 

 4. Basic principles of oral surgery, implantology and osseointegration 

Basic Data

Subject : Basic principles of oral surgery, implantology and osseointegration

Type : Compulsory

Year : 1

ECTS : 6

Total hours : 150 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

1. Introduction to oral implantology

1.1. Historical references

1.2. Basic concepts

1.3. Biological bases of osseointegration

1.4. Bone reply chronology

1.5. Chemical characteristics of titanium and other materials

1.6. Osseointegration requirements

1.7. Postrauma physiology of the bone. Osseointegration physiology

1.8. Loading effect on the bone

1.9. Functional adaptation

1.10. Homeostasis of the bone-implant interface

1.11. Keys to a predictable osseointegration

2. Treatment plan

2.1. Indications

2.2. Counterindications

2.3. Clinical history

2.4. Oral examination

2.5. Study models

2.6. Diagnostic waxing

2.7. X-ray study. X.ray splints

2.8. Surgical guides

2.9. Provisional prosthesis

3. Biomechanics

3.1. Basic concepts of biomechanics

3.2. Primary stability

3.3. Secondary stability

3.4. Bone type effect and implant diameter effect in tension dispersion

3.5. Implants splinting

4. Office and patient preparation for surgery

4.1. Pre-medication

4.2. Operating room and instruments preparation

4.3. Postoperative period and medication

 

 5. Medical evaluation of a patient. Medically compromised patient. Intravenous sedation. Informed consent 

 

Basic Data

Subject : Medical evaluation of a patient. Medically compromised patient. Intravenous sedation. Informed consent

Type : Compulsory

Year : 1

ECTS : 2

Total hours : 50 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

Basic medical evaluation

Medical pathologies which can intervene

Pharmacologic interactions

Multi-pathology patients

Local anesthesia: physiology, types, classification

Repercusion that might appear over the existent pathologies

Local anesthesia techniques and complications

Sedation types, preliminary examination of a patient, and preoperative period preparation

Superficial sedation, conscious sedation, inhalation sedation. Requirements of each level of sedation

Sedatives, opioids, neuroleptics, and hypnotics.

Intravenous sedation methodology

Inhalation sedation methodology

Sedation complications: Diagnosis and treatment

Sedation in children

Informed consent

 

 6. Surgical techniques 

 

Basic Data

Subject : SURGICAL TECHNIQUES

Type : Compulsory

Year : 1

ECTS : 4

Total hours : 100 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

1. Instrumental, incisions and sutures

2. Importance of soft tissues in implantology

2.1. Biological width

2.2. Mucous seal

3. Implants characteristics

3.1. Types of implants

3.2. Indications for different types of implants

3.3. Selection of number, type and distribution of implants

4. Drilling protocol

4.1. Justification of low-revolution drilling

4.2. Drilling steps depending on the bone type

5. Complications

6. Pharmacologic interferences. Biphosphonates and other antiresorptive drugs

7. Suturing techniques

7.1. Sutural objective

7.2. Sutural materials. Ideal quality of suture

7.3. Classification of sutures

7.4. Comparison of different types of sutures

7.5. Surgical needles. Types. Indications

7.6. Suturing techniques

7.7. Indications in periodontics an orthodontics

7.8. Suture removal

7.9. Practice in suture techniques in animal heads

8. CPR

9. Plasma Rich in Growth Factors

9.1. Endoret Technology (PRGF)

9.2. Endoret extraction protocol (PRGF)

9.3. Clinical applications in dentistry

 

 7. Oral surgery 

 

Basic Data

Subject : ORAL SURGERY

Type : Compulsory

Year : 2

ECTS : 6

Total hours : 150 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

1. Teeth avulsions, included teeth: wisdom teeth, canines, and other teeth

1.1. Concept and incidence of included teeth

1.2. Diagnosis tests in included teeth

1.3. Included canine: therapeutic and technical possibilities of treatment

1.4. Anatomy and embryology of third molars

1.5. Surgical technique in extraction of third molars

1.6. Post-operative management after the exodontia of third molars

1.7. Complications in extraction of third molars

1.8. Germectomy

1.9. Included temporary teeth

1.10. Other included teeth

1.11. Supernumerary teeth

1.12. Dentoalveolar trauma

2. Odontogenetic infections

2.1. Etiopathogeny of infection

2.2. Defense mechanisms of a host facing the infection

2.3. Microbiology of an infection

2.4. Spreading ways of an odontogenic infection

2.5. Diagnosis of infection

2.6. Abscesses limited to oral cavity

2.7. Infections of primary fascial spaces

2.8. Infections of secondary fascial spaces

2.9. Complications of odontogenic infections

2.10. Treatment principles

2.11. Antimicrobian treatment

2.12. Surgical treatment

2.13. Case reports

3. Periapical surgery

3.1. General concepts

3.2. Drainage of periapical abscess

3.3. Apicoectomy

3.4. Retrograde filling

4.Cystic pathology of jaws

4.1. General concepts

4.2. Odontogenic epithelial cysts

4.3. Non-odontogenic epithelial cysts

4.4. Non-epithelial cysts

4.5. Case reports

5. Tumoral pathology of jaws

5.1. Odontogenic tumors

5.2. Non-odontogenic tumors

5.3. Case reports

6.Minor preprosthetic surgery

6.1. General concepts

6.2. Labial frenectomy

6.3. Lingual frenectomy

6.4. Fibrous bands

6.5. Hypertrophy of tuberosities

6.6. Epulis exeresis

6.7. Alveoloplasty

6.8. Palatine torus exeresis

6.9. Lingual torus exeresis

6.10.Exostosis exeresis

6.11. Vestibuloplasty

 

 8. Complications in implantology and oral surgery. Prevention and treatment  

 

Basic Data

Subject : Complications in implantology and oral surgery. Prevention and treatment

Type : Compulsory

Year : 2

ECTS : 2

Total hours : 50 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, lab practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

Anatomy applied to complications in Oral surgery and Implantology

Diagnosis tests oriented to detect complications in Oral surgery and Implantology

Surgical technique to solve efficiently different complications in Oral surgery and Implantology

Classification of complications in Oral surgery and Implantology

Treatment possibilities and prognosis of complications in Oral surgery and Implantology

Recommendations and post-operative instructions

 

 9. Periodontal disease. Diagnosis and treatment 

 

Basic Data

Subject : Periodontal disease. Diagnosis and treatment

Type : Compulsory

Year : 2

ECTS : 2

Total hours : 50 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

1. Basic periodontics

1.1. Periodontal diagnosis.

1.2. Classification of periodontal diseases

1.3. Periodontal examination. Periodontogram

1.4. Periodontal risk factors

1.5. Periodontal prognosis

1.6. Treatment plan. Periodontal treatment phases

1.7. Periodontal preparation of a implantology patient

1.8. Basic periodontal treatment. RAP

1.9. Scraping vs. curettage

1.10. Clinical response to RAP

1.11. Limitations of RAP

2. Surgical periodontics

2.1. Objectives and indications of surgical periodontics

2.2. Pre-operative medical and anatomical considerations

2.3. Management of incisions and flaps and their types

2.4. Resective surgery of soft tissues

2.5. Resective surgery of hard tissues. Elongation of the crown

2.6. Regenerative surgery

2.6.1. Bony filling

2.6.2. Membranes

2.6.3. Enamel proteins

2.7. Management of complications and post-operative care

 

 10. Advanced implantology. Sinus elevation, short implants, pterygoid implants, zygomatic implants 

 

Basic Data

Subject : Advanced implantology. Sinus elevation, short implants, pterygoid implants, zygomatic implant

Type : Compulsory

Year : 2

ECTS : 3

Total hours : 75 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

Anatomy and physiology applied to advanced Implantology

Diagnosis tests applied to advanced Implantology

Indications and surgical technique in sinus elevation

Indications and surgical technique in short implants

Indications and surgical technique in pterygoid implants

Indications and surgical technique in zygomatic implants

Recommendations and post-operative instructions

 

 11. Membrane-guided bony regeneration, crest expansion, flaps and block 

 

Basic Data

Subject : Membrane-guided bony regeneration, crest expansion, flaps and block

Type : Compulsory

Year : 2

ECTS : 3

Total hours : 75 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

Surgical anatomy and physiology of bone grafts

Clinical and X-ray diagnosis of bone atrophies

Techniques of bone graft in block

Results and complications

 

 12. Implant-supported prosthesis 

 

Basic Data

Subject : Implant-supported prosthesis

Type : Compulsory

Year : 2

ECTS : 6

Total hours : 150 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

1. Single implant-supported prosthesis

1.1. Implants in one or two phases

1.2. Immediate post-extraction implants

1.3. Primary stability and immediate load

1.4. Provisional single tooth

1.5. Prosthetic pilars

1.5.1 Prosthetic pilars designed for single screwed prosthesis

1.5.2 Prosthetic pilars designed for single bonded prosthesis

1.6 Advantages and disadvantages of a single bonded prosthesis

1.7 Advantages and disadvantages of a single screwed prosthesis

1.8 Impression taking techniques in single implant-supported prosthesis

1.9 Techniques for reproduction of emergency profiles

2. Prosthetic options in the multiple implants rehabilitation

2.1 Passive adjustment

2.2 Provisionals in the absence of multiple teeth

2.3 Prosthetic pilars designed for multiple screwed prosthesis

2.4 Prosthetic pilars designed for multiple bonded prosthesis

2.5 Impression taking techniques in multiple implant-supported prosthesis

2.6 Advantages and disadvantages of cantilevers in implant-supported prosthesis

2.7 Advantages and disadvantages of tooth-implant unification

 

 13. Implant-supported prosthesis in edentulous maxilla and mandible 

 

Basic Data

Subject : Implant-supported prosthesis in edentulous maxilla and mandible

Type : Compulsory

Year : 2

ECTS : 3

Total hours : 75 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

Passive adjustment

Provisionals in edentulous patients

Prosthetic pilars designed for whole arch screwed prosthesis

Prosthetic pilars designed for whole arch bonded prosthesis

Técnicas de toma de impresión en prótesis sobre implantes de arco completo

Advantages and disadvantages of screwed implant-supported prosthesis

Advantages and disadvantages of bonded implant-supported prosthesis

Special designs for zygomatic and/or pterygoid implant-supported prosthesis

Occlusion in implant-supported prosthesis

 

 14. Complex interdisciplinary treatments 

 

Basic Data

Subject : Complex interdisciplinary treatments

Type : Compulsory

Year : 2

ECTS : 3

Total hours : 75 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

Individual periodontal prognosis

General vs. Individual prognosis

Interdisciplinary treatment plan

Combined treatment between orthodontics and periodontics

Combined treatment between orthodontics and prosthesis

Combined treatment between periodontics and prosthesis

Combined treatment between implantology and esthetics

 

 15. Master’s Thesis 

 

Basic Data

Subject : Master’s Thesis

Type : Compulsory

Year : 2

ECTS : 3

Total hours : 75 hours

In-class activities : Theory and interactive classes, laboratory practice, clinical practice

Independent work : Online exercises

Subject contents :

1. Scientific method

1.1. Research in health sciencies

1.2. Types of scientific studies

1.3. A scientific study design

2. Bibliographic research

2.1. Field work

2.2. Interpretation and analysis of biomedical documents

3. Oral communication

4. Master's Thesis

4.1. Elaboration of a Master's Thesis investigation work

4.2. Presentation of a Master's Thesis investigation work

 

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