ZLPZ041p Preventive Dentistry - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught partially online.
doc. MUDr. Sonia Bartáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Lydie Izakovičová Hollá, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MDDr. Denisa Kavříková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Martina Kukletová, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jarmila Kuklová (lecturer)
MUDr. Hana Poskerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Milena Prudíková (assistant)
Aneta Seroiszková, DiS. (assistant)
Doc Miroslav Světlák (assistant), doc. PhDr. Miroslav Světlák, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Martina Kukletová, CSc.
Department of Stomatology - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Supplier department: Department of Stomatology - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine (80,00 %), Department of Medical Psychology and Psychosomatics - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine (20,00 %)
Prerequisites (in Czech)
ZLPR0333p Preclin.Dentistry III - lect. && ( ZLAN0222p Anatomy III - lecture || ZLAN0333p Anatomy III - lect. ) && ZLFY0321c Physiology I - pract. && ZLHE0322c Histol.and Embryol. II-pract.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Branch content: Students are learning about etiology and prevention of dental caries and parodontopathies also the basics of oral hygiene and its importance for maintenance of the personal health. Basic aims of subject education: Students are obtaining knowledge about causes of dental caries and parodontopathies. They learn diagnostics, prevention and therapy these diseases with emphasis on basic prophylactic procedures. Subject content: Aim of lessons is to manage students with importance of oral hygiene, causes of dental caries and parodontopathies. They learn to diagnose early phase these diseases and to start effective preventive actions. The consequence of epidemiological studies is accentuated and students are practically trained in determination of basic indices in restorative dentistry and periodontics. They learn how to remove tartar, plaque and make scaling. Students also learn how to motivate patients, meet with methods improving enamel resistance, local and systemic floridation, fundamentals of health nutrition.
Learning outcomes
Student will be informed about ethiology of periodontal diseases and dental caries, is able to perform practically scaling and basic treatment in periodontology. Student is informed about dental caries diagnostics, and treatment of caries incipiens.
  • Introduction to the preventive dentistry. WHO objectives to the year 2020. Primary, secondary, tertiary prevention. Periodontal ligament, cementum, gingiva, anatomy and histology. Microbial plaque, dental calculus, their role in aethiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases. Hygiene of the oral cavity, aids, techniques. Basic terminology in epidemiology of the dental caries and periodontal diseases. Indices. Prevalence, incidence, susceptibility, experience, OHI-S, CPITN, SBI, PBI. Dental plaque indices: PI-SilnessLoe,PI-Quinley-Hein. Measurement of pocket depth, BoP. Principle theories of cariogenesis. Early lesion, X-ray diagnostics. Dental caries, iatrogenic irritation in restorative dentistry. Epidemiology of the dental caries. Fluorides in dental caries prevention. Fluoride prevention - exogenous (topical) methods. Fluoride prevention - endogenous(systemic) methods. Nutrition in dental caries prevention. Prevention programmes in dentistry. Preventive aspects in prosthetic dentistry. Preventive aspects in surgery (epidemiology of tumours, precancerous states and AIDS). Communication with handicapped patients.
    required literature
  • 1. Harris ,N.O., Garcia-Godoy F., Nathe Ch.N.: Primary preventive dentistry,8th edition, published by Pearson, 2013
    not specified
  • KOVAĽOVÁ, Eva and Michal ČIERNY. Orálna hygiena. 1. vyd. Prešov: Vydavateľstvo Anna Nagyová, 1994. 246 s. ISBN 80-967041-3-3. info
  • ŠKACH, Miroslav. Onemocnění parodontu : Učebnice pro lékařské fakulty. 4. část. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Avicenum, 1977. 513 s. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
oral exam
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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Teacher's information
1. Harris ,N.O., Garcia-Godoy F., Nathe Ch.N.: Primary preventive dentistry,8th edition, published by Pearson, 2013 ISBN-13:978-0-13-284570-0 ISBN-13:978-0-13-311140-8 2. Kilian, J. a kol.: Prevence ve stomatologii. 1999, Galén a KU Praha, nakladatelství Karolinum 3. Fluorides in Caries prevention J.J.Murray, A.S. Rugg Guán, N.G. Jenkins Butterworth-Heinemann Lt, 1991 ISBN: 0723623635 4. Dental Caries The disease and its Clinical Management, Second edition Fejerskov O-., Kidd E. Wiley-Blackwell 2008 ISBN: 9781405138895 5. Textbook of Clinical Cariology Thylstrup A., Fejerskov O. Munksgaard 1994. 2nd ed. ISBN: 871610916-3 6. Prevention of dental disease. Edited by J. J. Murray. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989. xii, 503 s. ISBN 0-19-261806-7.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020, spring 2021, spring 2022, spring 2023.
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