Faculty of Dentistry
The Dentistry faculty at Dnipropetrovsk Medical University is highly modernized. It is well structured an advanced curriculum, highly educated teachers and sophisticated laboratories. Dentistry study at Dnipropetrovsk Medical University is considered one of the best dentistry study in Europe. Study of Dentistry at Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy is exactly according to international standard and in low tuition fee. That’s the reason a lot of students from America, Asia, Africa, and India come to our DMA, every year to study Dentistry. The time period of education at faculty of dentistry is 5 years. The students go through the basic subjects of medical and biological profile, as well as various clinical disciplines, which are so necessary for a dentist. On condition of successful completion of the study, the graduates are given the Diploma of a doctor – dentist. The degree awarded is BDS.
During junior courses students study theoretical disciplines and beginning from the fourth course, they start studying clinical disciplines. At junior courses, students study theoretical disciplines, whereas they start studying clinical disciplines from the fourth course. The chairs of anatomy, histology, normal physiology, biochemistry, general chemistry, having wonderful traditions in the organization of educational process and high skilled teachers, could do profiles for the teaching of their disciplines, taking into account the faculty’s specificity. For mastering the propaedeutic course by students the departments have well equipped additional premises, acquired a necessary quantity of visual aids and special apparatus. Both teachers and students are involved in manuals’ edition at the DMA. A metal-ceramic laboratory and a laboratory for high-frequency melting and casting of dentures are specially organized. There are special dental departments where the students study principal actual problems of dentistry: caries, paradentosis, and diseases of the mucous membrane in the mouth cavity.
The principal task of the dental faculty is the perfection of higher dentistry education, raising the quality of doctors dental training. At the faculty, they worked out and applied the complex of methodical ways for optimization of the educational process, which is aimed at activation of cognitive activity of students, development of habits for educational and researching work, training the creative method of approach for professional activity. The stomatological faculty helps the students to obtain good knowledge in the dental field. It grows and develops, absorbing all the best from the experience of the University’s work.