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D.D.S. Curriculum: 1st Year Courses

In the first year, students pass some general and basic sciences subjects, both theoretical and practical, in classes and laboratories. These subjects include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  •   Genetics
  •   Histology
  •   Oral Biology
  •   General Pathology
  •  General Anatomy 

D.D.S. Curriculum: 2nd Year Courses

In the second year, students pass specialized subjects and the remaining general subjects both theoretically and practically. These subjects include:

  • Bacteriology
  • Immunology
  • Psychology
  • Communication Skills
  • Dental Public Health
  • Early Patient Contact
  • Dental Anatomy and Morphology

D.D.S. Curriculum: 3rd Year Courses

In the fifth semester, students enter pre-clinic courses and learn the models and moulages in laboratories.

The pre-clinic subjects include:

  • Operative Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral Surgery
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • radiology 

From the third year, they enter the clinic and start treating patients. The subjects of the sixth semester include:

  • Prosthodontics
  • Oral Pathology
  • Oral Surgery
  • Endodontics 
  • Systemic Diseases
  • Oral medicine
  • Medical Emergencies in dental clinic
  • Radiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Dental Public Health

D.D.S. Curriculum: 4th Year Courses

In the fourth year, students pass the following subjects, both practically and theoretically:

  • Dental Public Health
  • Oral Surgery
  • Oral Diseases and Diagnosis
  • Oral Radiology
  • Oral Pathology
  • Operative Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Systemic diseases
  • Pediatric dentistry

D.D.S. Curriculum: 5th Year Courses

In the fifth year, students complete their skills in the following subjects:

  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Traumatology
  • Advanced Operative Dentistry
  • Advanced Endodontics
  • Advanced Oral Surgery
  • Research Methodology
  • Prosthodontics
  • Oral surgery
  • Pharmacology

 

D.D.S. Curriculum: 6th Year Courses

In the eleventh semester, students pass the last practical subjects in the form of complementary courses for improving their skills and undertake the treatment of difficult cases, and prepare in order to enter the internship and pre-doctoral courses. These subjects include:

  • Advanced Endodontics
  • Advanced Periodontics
  • Dental Public Health
  • Advanced Prosthodontics
  • Thesis’ Proposal Submission
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • ENT

In the twelfth semester, eligible students reach the main clinical course and enter the main clinic. In this simulated clinic which is similar to a real dentist’s office, students of pre-doctoral course work on all types of treatments necessary for all kinds of patients. These treatments include:

  • Endodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Oral Surgery
  • Implantology 
  • Radiology
  • Systemic disease
 

At the end of this course, by participating in a final exam, the students’ theoretical knowledge will be evaluated. Afterwards, they get ready for their thesis defense sessions. In the fifth year, they can carry out their thesis with the aid of a professor, and defend their thesis at the end of the twelfth semester. Restorative Dentistry is the study, diagnosis, and integrated management of diseases of the teeth and their supporting structures and the rehabilitation of the dentition to functional and aesthetic requirements of the individual.