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Dentistry and Dental Prosthodontics

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What is the objective of the course? What is it?
What does it train you for?

The primary objective of the course is to train professionals who practice the full range of general dentistry with a holistic approach to oral health, both for prevention and cure. The Master  Degree Single Cycle Programme provides 360 ECTS of which at least 90 are to be acquired in clinical activities, integrated with in-person teaching. Graduates in Dentistry and Prosthodontics can practice as dentists both in private practice and within the National Health Service.

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What do you learn?

Some fundamental learning that the Master Degree Single Cycle Programme covers includes:

  • Anamnestic assessment of patients, with particular attention to diseases that may affect oral tissues and/or be relevant to the definition of a treatment plan;
  • Clinical examination of the oral cavity and the stomatognathic system;
  • Diagnosis of congenital and acquired diseases of teeth, oral mucosa, jaws and related tissues;
  • Oral disease prevention for individuals and populations;
  • Therapy of congenital and acquired diseases of teeth, oral mucosa, jaws, temporomandibular joints and related tissues, as well as oral rehabilitation;
  • Prescription of drugs and devices for the treatment oral diseases;
The educational offer of the Master Degree Single Cycle Programme also includes the study of courses in the Bio-Medical and Medical areas. Preclinical and clinical internship participation is also mandatory. Undertaking the Practical Evaluative Apprenticeship for State Examinations within the curriculum means that you will qualify as a Professional Dentist alongside your degree studies and examinations.

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What can you do with it?

Graduates in Dentistry and Prosthodontics have career opportunities in private dental practice, in clinics, in single and poly-medical facilities, as well as in those affiliated with or accredited by the Regional Health Service. Career opportunities are also available, according to current legislation, by the facilities of the National Health Service, including hospitals. Graduates may also work in Universities and Research Centres (public or private) in the fields of clinical, biomedical and material research. Graduates of this Master Degree Single Cycle programme also develop the learning skills necessary for postgraduate specialisation and further training (Masters, PhD and Specialty programmes).