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BDS in Dental Surgery

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 United Kingdom Birmingham

The course at Birmingham is regulated by the General Dental Council (GDC) and will provide you with a solid foundation of learning on which to base your clinical experience and patient care. The ongoing strand of whole patient care in Clinical Practice enables you to integrate speciality teaching and perform the most appropriate treatment for your patients. [+]

Best Bachelor Degrees in Dentistry in Europe 2017. Dentistry is a challenging and rewarding profession. In the context of an ageing population who are retaining teeth into old age, the importance of understanding interactions between general and oral health is paramount. Excellent communication skills are needed to enable dentists to treat patients as individuals and a sound understanding of the biological basis of oral disease and preventive approaches to care are essential foundations of dental practice. Advances in technology and dental materials have increased the scope of practice and the expansion in the numbers of Dental Care Professionals (DCPs) has led to an emphasis on the dentist’s role as a diagnostician and team leader together with the dentist focusing on undertaking complex, rather than routine, dental treatments. The course at Birmingham is regulated by the General Dental Council (GDC) and will provide you with a solid foundation of learning on which to base your clinical experience and patient care. The ongoing strand of whole patient care in Clinical Practice enables you to integrate speciality teaching and perform the most appropriate treatment for your patients. You will be taught in our brand new Dental Hospital and School, currently under development just a mile from the University's main campus in Edgbaston. As the first integrated, stand-alone dental hospital and dental school to be built in the UK for almost 40 years, the new £50 million hospital will provide world-class research facilities and a modern learning environment for more than 600 undergraduate and postgraduate students and trainees. The University of Birmingham is ranked 8th in for Dentistry in the UK according to the Complete University Guide and in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment, Dentistry was ranked first in the UK for research recognised as internationally excellent. In 2016, the results of the National Student Survey (NSS) showed that 96% of our students were satisfied with the teaching on this course. First year The early part of the programme lays the foundation for clinical practice. A range of biological science modules provide a systems-based approach to understanding the human body and incorporate a range of different subjects. These are delivered by the Medical School and they provide an important foundation for the Human Diseases modules later in the programme. Alongside these modules, you will have early contact with patients, observing and reflecting on treatment sessions in the dental hospital. You will also start to develop an understanding of being a professional and of patients’ perspectives through a large module taught at the School of Dentistry. A wide range of teaching methods are used, but the emphasis is on enquiry-based learning. You are also expected to become an independent learner and will be supported in this by our in-house virtual learning environment, the e-course. Second year The second year of the programme builds on the first, with an increased amount of time being spent at the School of Dentistry. Biological science modules focus on the head and oral cavity and other modules enable you to understand the wider context of dentistry and influences of patient behaviour on their oral health. You will undertake further sessions with senior students, assisting them during their patient care. These modules are assessed at the end of the spring term. The summer term of second year is devoted to developing a range of practical skills and understanding about practical aspects of patient care. You will work in the clinical skills laboratory on phantom heads preparing and restoring teeth. You will also work with your peers, taking medical histories, carrying out dental examinations and also learning how to administer local anaesthetics. You will also gain understanding of a research project in the periodontology teaching area and other academic work will focus on dental pathology, radiography and restorative dentistry. Third year At the start of the third year you begin treating your own patients under supervision within the dental hospital and start to put into practice the skills and knowledge that you have developed in the early years. This core of Clinical Practice, where you have your own small list of patients, continues through until final year and enables you to understand the importance of continuing care and integrated clinical practice and working with a dental team. At the beginning of the spring term, you will be introduced to other clinical speciality teaching areas which provide a basis for understanding different aspects of patient treatment and will contribute to whole patient care in Clinical Practice. In parallel with the clinical work on patients, you will undertake other academic subjects including the Introduction to Human Disease module. This comprises Infection, Pathology and Pharmacology, and builds on your solid biological science foundation. This area of teaching is particularly important in helping you to understand the links between general and oral health and the impact of medical treatment on patient care. Dental Public Health and Behavioural Science is also a strand module which starts in this year and enables you to put clinical dentistry into a wider context of population health and dental service provision. Fourth year You will be introduced to two new speciality teaching areas this year, paediatric dentistry and oral medicine. In paediatric dentistry you will learn how to adapt the clinical and patient management skills you have already gained to children within the Dental Hospital and later in the year, in an outreach clinic. This will help you to understand the environment which children are growing up in and give you the opportunity to work in your own surgery with a qualified dental nurse, thus further appreciating the importance of team working. Oral Medicine gives you the opportunity to hone your diagnostic skills, further appreciate the link between oral disease and general disease and build on the knowledge and understanding you have gained from the Introduction to Human Disease and the Clinical Human Disease module. Outreach placements for adult primary dental care start in the summer term and continue through until Easter of final year. These take place in community clinics and provide you with experience to support your transition into Dental Foundation Training after graduation. There is also an opportunity for you to undertake an individually tailored module, either an elective project on a subject of your choice, dental or non-dental, at home or abroad. If you prefer, you may remain on clinic to extend your range of experience or consolidate your learning. Fifth year In this final year of your BDS programme, whole patient care is the focus of your clinical work and a programme of tutorials and lectures prepares you for practising once you have qualified. You will continue with some speciality teaching, for example oral surgery, and you will also undertake a block of dental sedation teaching to help you manage extremely anxious patients. There will also be an opportunity to choose a special study module which will allow you to expand your knowledge, skills and experience in a clinical area of your choice. Why study this course University of Birmingham Dental Hospital and School: The new University of Birmingham Dental Hospital and School will be the first integrated, stand-alone dental hospital and dental school to be built in the UK for almost 40 years. The new build is conveniently located just a mile from central campus meaning you will benefit from having easy access to all the University facilities including Students’ Guild and nearby accommodation. High League Table Rankings and Student Satisfaction Ratings: The University of Birmingham is ranked 8th for Dentistry in the UK according to the Complete University Guide. In 2015, the results of the National Student Survey (NSS) showed that 98% of our students were satisfied with the overall quality of our programme and 97% were satisfied with the teaching on this programme. Taught in a Dental Hospital: You will be based at the sole dental hospital and school in the Midlands, one of only 10 in England, allowing you to learn from, train and work alongside practicing clinicians and other members of the dental team on a daily basis. Excellent Facilities: You will benefit from state-of-the-art learning environments including a fully-computerised ‘phantom head’ laboratory, where you will you will learn how to manage dental decay and to restore teeth, among other practical tasks. Innovative Teaching Methods: You will have access to new web-based applications to support your learning. Developed by staff in the School of Dentistry, the custom-made systems encourage you to take responsibility for your learning through a process of self-reflection and target setting. You can also keep a visual record of your progress in practical sessions by uploading images of your work on to your record. Furthermore the applications act as an additional support mechanism, allowing staff to identify early on students who need extra support and the areas in which they need it most. Active Birmingham University Dental Student Society (BUDSS): BUDSS is the oldest and largest dental student society in the UK. Membership is open to all students of the School of Dentistry –Dentistry, Dental Hygiene and Therapy, and Biomedical Material Science students. With students from each of the courses acting as representatives on the committee. Outstanding Alumni: Many BDS Dentistry graduates have gone on to be leaders in their respective fields. We are proud to say that our distinguished and notable alumni include: Barry Cockcroft (BDS, 1975) Chief Dental Officer, Department of Health Nigel Carter (BDS, 1975) Chief Executive, British Dental Health Foundation Janet Clarke (BDS, 1981) Clinical Director, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust Elizabeth Treasure (BDS, 1979; PhD 1983) Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Cardiff University Amrik Bhandal (BDS, 1983), Balbir Bhandal (BDS,1985) and Baljit Bhandal (BDS,1987) – founders and owners of Bhandal dental practices Entry requirements Number of A levels required: 3 Typical offer: AAA Required subjects and grades: A levels must include Chemistry and Biology. These must be obtained in one sitting. Human Biology may be offered, but not in addition to Biology. GCSE A* in Biology and Chemistry and A in Mathematics and English. You must also sit the UKCAT. General Studies: Not accepted. Please note, at both A Level and GCSE, resits are not considered. BTEC: BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are not accepted Scottish applicants: Candidates will need to offer 3 Advanced Highers with grades AAA to include Chemistry and Biology plus a third subject. Graduates: Must have achieved (or be predicted to achieve) a First Class honours degree in medical science or related degree with A levels minimum of B grade, to include Chemistry and Biology. Additional information: 1. Applicants must have excellent written and spoken English. Please note that the university’s standard English language requirements are minimum standards, which maybe raised through competition. As a minimum, the English language IELTS must be 7.0 in each component. 2. We now require applicants to sit the UKCAT. The scores are used in conjunction with details from the UCAS application forms to select candidates for interview. 3. Work experience (minimum 10 working days) in a general NHS dental practice is required before completing the UCAS form. You will be required to declare your commitment, involvement and understanding of the need to be working for the benefit of others (e.g. work in society, charity work). You must also demonstrate an understanding of the empathy needed when dealing with different members of society, something that gives you an insight into working with people from a different background to your own. 4. Students will be required to complete a successful Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before admission to the programme. 5. All students will be required to sign the subject-specific Fitness to Practise Code of Conduct on entry, details of which will be forwarded with an offer letter. 6. The School of Dentistry has an overriding duty of care to the public with whom students come into close contact. In accordance with current Department of Health Guidelines (March 2007) all applicants who are made an offer of a place on the course will be required to complete a screening process for Blood Borne Viruses as a condition of their offer. 7. The nature of undergraduate dental training precludes entry of those who may pose a risk of blood-borne virus (BBV) infection to patients. Therefore all potential undergraduate dental students must undergo additional health clearance before acceptance onto the programme. You are required to be screened for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV, to include HBV, HCV and HIV infectivity as part of the offer. 8. All successful applicants must produce satisfactory evidence of immunisation against Hepatitis B and evidence of non-infectivity for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C virus prior to confirmation of a place and becoming registered as a dental student. (The UK Government Department of Health now requires all potential undergraduate dental students to undergo additional health clearance before acceptance onto the course; additional health clearance stipulates that individuals must be non-infectious for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. For further information about these requirements, please see: Medical and Dental Students: Health clearance for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and Tuberculosis). 9. You must provide either evidence of having received two immunisations against Measles, Mumps and Rubella, or arrange for blood tests to be undertaken to determine your immune status to these viruses. 10. You should also provide evidence of either having received BCG immunisation against TB or a Heaf test grade 2-3 / Mantoux test 6 – 14mm and evidence of immunity to Varicella (Chickenpox) either by positive history of having the virus or by blood test. International students: International Baccalaureate Diploma: 6,6,6 at Higher Level (to include Chemistry and Biology) with a minimum of 32 points overall. Applicants must have excellent written and spoken English. Please note that the university’s standard English language requirements are minimum standards, which maybe raised through competition. As a minimum, the English language IELTS must be 7.0 in each component. Please contact our admissions team for more information on entry requirements for overseas applicants. [-]

Bachelor of Dental Technology

College of Education and Therapy in Poznań
Campus Full time 4 years October 2017 Poland Poznań

The College of Education and Therapy offers 4-year vocational studies in dental technology. Graduates of the studies receive a Bachelorʼs degree. The choice of subjects taught during the course ensures that in eight semesters students acquire attractive qualifications and a wide scope of practical skills to be fully prepared for the future job. [+]

The College of Education and Therapy offers 4-year vocational studies in dental technology. Graduates of the studies receive a Bachelorʼs degree. The choice of subjects taught during the course ensures that in eight semesters students acquire attractive qualifications and a wide scope of practical skills to be fully prepared for the future job. Our College puts special emphasis on teaching practical skills in prosthetic and orthodontic techniques. The classes take place in fully equipped dental labs and each student is required to complete practical placement. During the last semester students of all forms of studies sit a diploma examination which includes a theoretical and practical examination as well as they defend their Bachelor thesis. Such disciplines as prosthetics, orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry all rely on dental technicians. The studies are carried out in accordance with the teaching standards adopted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the field of dental technology. These studies prepare specialists with extensive theoretical knowledge on the structure, functions, diseases and rehabilitation of the stomatognathic system, modern technologies and modern materials in prosthetics and orthodontics. An essential part of the education is also acquiring knowledge in the area of social sciences, law, economics, organisation and management in health care. Graduates of undergraduate studies in dental technology will be able to solve professional problems, will be able to collect, process and use data on the basis of latest information technologies and a widely defined co-operation within a dental team. Graduates will also have a comprehensive knowledge which will help them in an appropriate choice of materials, methods and structure of prosthetic restoration, including special prostheses – splints, obturators, extraoral prostheses and orthodontic appliances used in dental rehabilitation and prophylaxis. Graduates of dental technology studies, with a good theoretical and practical education, will know how to increase their qualifications by using the latest achievements of modern dental prosthetics. Our graduate will find employment in healthcare centres, dental laboratories as well as in education. The graduates of undergraduate studies can continue their education in postgraduate (Masterʼs) studies in other related areas, both at medical and technical universities. SPECIALIST TRAINING AS PART OF THE STUDIES As part of the curriculum of studies, the College offers an extended programme of practical classes through the possibility of participating in professional training confirmed with a certificate or diploma as part of the studies. They relate to the following subjects: elastic prostheses made from thermoplastic materials with the use of thermal injection technology; modern composites used in prosthetic fillings; non-clamps dentures made with the use of precise retention elements; ceramic veneers and all ceramic crowns and bridges as fillings of highest aesthetic qualities; Teeth whitening splints, relaxing splints, surgical and orthodontic template tracings as well as mouth guards made by thermoforming; computer technology in dental technology, that is virtual designing and milling of prostheses CAD/CAM (computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing); and much more techniques used in modern prosthetics and orthodontics. By undertaking co-operation with well-known prosthetic companies: We have extended the curriculum of studies to include the teaching programme of the Rhein Academy which cooperates with schools all over Europe. As part of the Rhein Academy, the Rhein’83 company has prepared a teaching programme of lectures and training courses in the field of application of modern, precise retention elements (clamps, clips etc.) for dental prostheses. They eliminate the need to use unsightly clamps, improve the fixing of prostheses in the oral cavity and significantly improve the comfort of use. Students will be able to use the sets which the company will provide for the College to prepare prostheses which go beyond the curriculum. We organize trainings with the Natrodent company. The company is a technical and commercial representative of the most prominent producers of professional equipment and materials used in prosthetics and dentistry. Among other producers and manufacturers, there are AmannGirrbach (CAD/CAM systems, articulation), DDS-Pro (software for designing surgical templates using CT and scanned models as well as 3D printers). The Natrodent company seeks for new technologies and solutions on international markets, and successfully introduces them to the Polish market. As a part of the studies, 3Shape carries out CAD/CAM training. The company offers to train students in the latest computer technologies in dental technology. They involve computer-aided design (CAD) and then cutting ceramic prostheses with specialist milling devices (CAM). Dental technology studies meet the expectations for modern solutions in designing prostheses, orthodontic braces and implants. The development of the society, longer life expectancy and increased comfort of life are possible thanks to scientific and technological progress. Higher awareness of the society in terms of the possibilities of modern medicine and engineering contributes to a growing demand for implants and prostheses. The makers of prostheses, orthodontic braces and implants are expected to demonstrate knowledge including basic medicine, dentistry, materials engineering, mechanics and other related sciences. The complexity of these structures requires highly qualified staff with extensive skills exceeding the areas of dentistry and materials engineering. Dental technology studies aim to prepare the graduates to meet these challenges. During the programme students will become familiar from the medical and engineering points of view with the basics of prosthetic and orthodontic techniques and the principles of designing, manufacturing and repairing of prostheses and orthodontic braces. Students will learn not only the basic problems of biomechanics in dental techniques, implantology, physiotherapy of stomatognathic system and dental prophylaxis, but also basics of social sciences, law, economics and management. Acquiring the skills to solve professional problems will enable students to undertake work in healthcare centres or to run their own dental laboratories. [-]

Bachelor of Dental Hygiene

College of Education and Therapy in Poznań
Campus Full time 4 years October 2017 Poland Poznań

The College of Education and Therapy offers 4-year vocational studies in dental hygiene. The graduates receive a bachelor’s degree. The subjects taught during the course ensure that during eight semesters students acquire attractive qualifications and a wide scope of practical skills. [+]

Best Bachelor Degrees in Dentistry in Europe 2017. The College of Education and Therapy offers 4-year vocational studies in dental hygiene. The graduates receive a bachelor’s degree. The subjects taught during the course ensure that during eight semesters students acquire attractive qualifications and a wide scope of practical skills. Students finish after passing all semesters, after which they write a bachelor thesis and take a diploma examination. Dental hygiene studies prepare the students to carry out hygiene and prevention procedures, in particular the examination of the oral cavity, preventive and cosmetic dental procedures, dental health education and promotion of oral health, independent work in education of children and adults as well as oral hygiene instruction. Dental hygiene studies are based on modern medical knowledge including, apart from oral hygiene, beauty and health procedures, the aim of which is ensuring a natural and attractive appearance, good well-being and protection against the destructive effect of the environment, lifestyle and changes taking place as a result of diseases. Dental hygiene work uses the concepts of psychology, pedagogy and sociology in prevention of diseases and development of pro-health behaviour and includes running training for dental nurses and dental assistants with secondary education. A graduate of dental hygiene studies is professionally prepared to the challenges of the ever changing labour market. The studies are set within the area of education in medical sciences, health sciences and physical culture sciences. A graduate has inter-disciplinary preparation in three areas: medicine and dentistry, psychology and education, and economics and marketing. A graduate should be able to use a foreign language according to the requirements of the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the European Council and use specialist language in order to cope in the European labour market and to extend his or her skills on the basis of generally available specialist knowledge included in online periodicals on the Internet. [-]

Professional Bachelor Degree in Dental Hygiene

Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 weeks September 2017 Lithuania Klaipeda

The objective of the study programme is to train independently decisions making specialists, which will work independently or in a team with dentists and give professional oral health services, including oral health status investigation, service giving, according patients’ needs, standardized evaluation of clinical or prevention service’s needs, systemic individual and community’s oral health promotion. [+]

Programme : Dental Hygiene Degree awarded : Bachelor's studies (college) Qualification : Professional Bachelor Degree in Dental Hygiene Duration : 3 years Credits (ECTS) : 180 Course language : English Objective of the study programme To train independently decisions making specialists, which will work independently or in a team with dentists and give professional oral health services, including oral health status investigation, service giving, according patients’ needs, standardized evaluation of clinical or prevention service’s needs, systemic individual and community’s oral health promotion. Learning outcome Students will be able to: Create confidentiality based non conflict relationships with colleagues, patients and business partners, effectively work in a team with different specialization dentists, dental assistants and public health specialists; Perform qualitative services and flexibly react to the dynamic of service needs; Demonstrate understanding of safety at work principles and hygiene requirements and ensure safety of the patients‘ ethical and law interests; Evaluate patients‘ oral and general health; Perform universal services, reflecting modern science and technological novelties for the patients with different and special needs; Evaluate by standardized methodology community‘s oral health and effectiveness of interventions; Systemically promote oral and general health in the community; Graduates can work as dental hygienists in licenzed for dental health care organizations. After graduation students can further study in the study area of biomedicine sciences, field of dental care. Activities of teaching and learning Theoretical, Practical studies, Problem based learning, Analysis of Cases and Clinical situations, students‘ self studies and Scientific research activity. Methods of assessment of learning achievements Subject learning outcomes are assessed during examination, program learning outcomes are assessed during qualification exam and defense of final paper. Admission Documents necessary for international student admission procedures shall be submitted to the International Relations Department (hereinafter – the “TRS”). Foreign nationals applying for full-time studies at the KVK shall submit the following documents to the TRS by post: a completed and signed application form; copies of documents certifying the completion of secondary education (these documents shall be submitted with certified translation into the English language); a certified copy of a passport; a photo in the size of 3 cm x 4 cm; a curriculum vitae (http://europass.cedefop.eu.int/) and a letter of motivation; a receipt supporting the payment of a non-refundable application fee; a document certifying the level of proficiency in English (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.). If the applicant does not have such document, the level of proficiency in English will be established remotely by a KVK employee; an academic recognition document issued by the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (hereinafter – the “SKVC”); a valid health insurance certificate. International students' admission shall be organised by the Admission Committee of KVK. After receiving all the documents listed, the TRS shall mail the applicant an Unconditional Offer Letter and the Study Agreement for signing. If the TRS receives incomplete documents, the TRS shall mail the applicant a Conditional Offer Letter, indicating conditions for further admission procedures. The applicant shall sign the documents and return one copy to the KVK. The applicant shall pay the tuition fee approved by the Council of KVK for studies at the KVK. The payment procedure shall be defined by the Study Agreement between the Student and the KVK. After the applicant pays the tuition fee for one year and procedural fees and sends copies of the respective money orders to the TRS, the applicant shall be admitted to the KVK and the admission shall be executed by the order of the Director. After receiving a document supporting the payment of the tuition fee and procedural fees, the TRS shall mail the student mediation documents required for visa (if required): a request for confirmation of the invitation, a copy of a passport, address of the place of residence, a document supporting the payment of the state fee for invitation. After receiving the visa (if required), the student shall come to the KVK one week before the Adaptation Week organised by the TRS and the responsible department. [-]

Professional Bachelor of Dental Hygiene, Dental Hygienist

Utena University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Lithuania Utena

To prepare high quality dental hygienists that are able to examine and assess patients' condition of the mouth and teeth, to independently provide patients with personal and professional oral hygiene services, teach and consult patients/clients to healthy lifestyle and... [+]

Professional Bachelor of Dental Hygiene, Dental Hygienist

Language of instruction of a study programme Lithuanian Place of delivery of a study programme Health Care and Social Welfare Faculty, Utena

Objective(s) of a study programme

To prepare high quality dental hygienists that are able to examine and assess patients' condition of the mouth and teeth, to independently provide patients with personal and professional oral hygiene services, teach and consult patients/clients to healthy lifestyle and oral care, introduce new prevention methods of oral and dental diseases based on research and cooperation with other personal health care specialists.

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Professional Bachelor of Odontological Care, Assistant of the Doctor -Odontologist

Utena University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Lithuania Utena

To prepare high quality dental assistants that are able to assist the dentist or odontology specialist, independently perform intra-oral procedures without exceeding limits of their competence, to ensure care and prevention of oral health teach to healthy lifestyle and... [+]

Professional Bachelor of Odontological Care, Assistant of the Doctor -Odontologist Language of instruction of a study programme Lithuanian/English Place of delivery of a study programme Health Care and Social Welfare Faculty, Utena Objective(s) of a study programme To prepare high quality dental assistants that are able to assist the dentist or odontology specialist, independently perform intra-oral procedures without exceeding limits of their competence, to ensure care and prevention of oral health teach to healthy lifestyle and promote the prestige of the profession. Methods of assessment of learning achievements The most common form of assessment in the College is an exam or project, depending on the results of the study programme. The results of College students' are assessed by the ten-grade assessment system. The form of the exam of general subjects is combined (written questioning, oral questioning, tests, etc.), and the form of exam of specialty subjects that develop special subject competencies is an objective structured clinical situation with the help of simulation and/or dummy "patients". Framework Study subjects (modules), practical training: General College Study Subjects Professional Environment, Professional Language, Safety of Human. Subjects in the Study Field Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology, Psychology of Communication, Infection Control in Dentistry, Pharmacology & Phytotherapy, Introduction into Clinical Dentistry, Fundamentals of Health Education, Biochemistry, Immunology & Genetics, Oral Health, Health Management & Economic Basics, Applied Research & Fundamental Epidemiology, Oral Surgery & Analgesia, Dental Diseases, Basics of Clinical Subjects, Emergency Medical Aid, Children's Dental Aid, Dental Radiology, Prosthetic Dentistry, Periodontology. [-]

Professional Bachelor of Dental Technologies, Dental Technician

Utena University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Lithuania Utena

To prepare high quality dental technicians that are able: to manufacture of dentures and orthodontic appliances independently, the choice of materials, equipment and various manufacturing technologies, introducing new... [+]

Best Bachelor Degrees in Dentistry in Europe 2017. Professional Bachelor of Dental Technologies, Dental Technician Language of instruction of a study programme Lithuanian/English Place of delivery of a study programme Health Care and Social Welfare Faculty, Utena Objective(s) of a study programme To prepare high quality dental technicians that are able: to manufacture of dentures and orthodontic appliances independently, the choice of materials, equipment and various manufacturing technologies, introducing new denture manufacturing technologies, introducing new denture manufacturing technologies in support of research, collaborate with other health care professionals and to organize dental laboratory activities. Methods of assessment of learning achievements The most common form of assessment in the College is an exam or project, depending on the results of the study programme. The results of College students' are assessed by the ten-grade assessment system. The form of the exam of general subjects is combined (written questioning, oral questioning, tests, etc.), and the form of exam of specialty subjects that develop special subject competencies is an objective structured clinical situation with the help of simulation and/or dummy "patients". Framework Study subjects (modules), practical training: General College Study Subjects Professional Environment, Professional Language, Safety of Human. Subjects in the Study Field Anatomy & Psychology, Psychology of Communication, Functional Anatomy of the Teeth and Modeling, Materials of Dental Technical, Infection Control in Dentistry, Manufacturing Basics of Removable Denture Plate, Manufacturing Basics of Temporary Fixed Denture, Methodology of Applied Research, Prosthetic's Basics of Toothless Maxillary, Manufacturing Techniques of Arc Denture, Manufacturing Technique of Cast Restorations, Health Management & Economics basics, Manufacturing Technology of Partial Removable Denture Plate, Manufacturing Technology of Arc Dental Prostheses, Manufacturing Technique of Metal-ceramic Dental Prosthesis, Emergency Medical Aid, Manufacturing Technique of Non-Metal Ceramic Dental Prosthesis, Implant Technique, Manufacture Technology of Combined Arc Supporting Dental Prosthesis, Orthodontic, Maxillofacial Prosthesis & Curative Appliances, Plate dental Prosthesis & Modern Technology. [-]