The purpose of dentistry education is, educate dentists who approaches oral health as a whole with all dimensions of human health, following all the developments in oral health, capable of give both conservative and curative oral health services effectively and capable of fulfill duties and responsibilities in view of principles of professional ethics as a effective member of health team.
Licence education program is consist of five years of professional education and one year of foreign language education (English). Since second year students start to take pre-clinical education and since third year start to do real applications in clinical practice environment. Students take practical education in all departments of our faculty depending on course programme (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Operative Dentistry, Endodontics, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontology, Prosthodontics Departments). In the fifth year of education, our students continues their education in our Multidisciplinary Clinic within the framework of multidisciplnarity approach along with other clinical applications. In addition, our students takes practical education in our emergency clinic which established for take care of patients who have an emergency dental problems.
As well as renewed in accordance with the latest technology treatment units, our faculty have a pre-clinic and phantom laboratory which students develop themshelves and advance their practical abilities. With R&D Laboratory, Phantom Laboratory, four laboratory in the basic medical sciences division and the library, our faculty is capable of giving all modern educational services needed by researchers and students.
Through the system established in our Phantom Laboratory, students can observe the applications demonstrated by the teacher via the monitors replaced in front of them and re-apply on the artifical models. The Phantom Laboratory not only gives patient treatment experience before real clinical applications, but also gives skills of ergonomics which protects the body health of students in future professional life.
With theorical knowledge and practical abilities gained in our faculty, our students have chance to work as dentists in both public and private sectors after graduation. However, if desired, students can continue their education in chosen field by taking Examination of Specialty in Dentistry.
As one of the most preferred faculty in exams of replacement, our faculty have made great progress on education, health care and research fields through its technical possibilities. The level reached on education and health care services through our wide range of resources, shed light on our plans for the future.