Faculty of Dentistry
The Dentistry faculty at Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy is highly modernized. Dentistry study at Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy is considered one of the best dentistry studies in Europe. The duration of the course 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.
The goal of the dentistry study program implemented in the faculty is to prepare qualified dentists with sufficient knowledge and practical skills to start practicing general dentistry – treat patients with oral and dental diseases, as well as the running of practical activities to educate the community in the prevention of the aforementioned diseases.
The Faculty of Dentistry has also accumulated some impressive achievements in the area of research. The Faculty is currently undertaking fundamental, cutting-edge research in areas such as the relationship between the mouth and the body as a whole, and oral and maxillofacial regenerative medicine; in these and other areas, the Faculty’s research achievements have won a high international reputation. On the diagnosis and treatment side, the Faculty is one of Ukraine’s leading providers of advanced dental treatment, including comprehensive treatment for congenital problems such as cleft lips and cleft palates, oral care for disabled children and adults involving collaboration between different specialists, early discovery and treatment of oral cancer and functional repair, oral implants, gum regeneration treatment, orthodontic anchor screws, etc.; the Faculty of Dentistry also serves as a training facility for certified physicians and specialist physicians in many fields. The Faculty is also working to strengthen collaboration between doctors and dentists.