While acquiring their bachelor’s degree, dental students gain the theoretical knowledge to identify and understand the anatomy , physiology, and pathological mechanisms of the oral cavity in a multi- disciplinary context . Practical course on simulators from their third year of school allow them to develop essential to their practice manual skills .
During graduate school, dental students take practical classes and will extend the concepts related to dental reconstruction, pediatric dentistry , the geriatric dentistry and oral surgery.
The block design of clinical course will allow students to develop treatment plans and introduce them to the study of complex multi- disciplinary case . The organization of the course is to help them acquire the responsibility of patient care , social skills , and the ability to work in teams . All these elements are essential to their success in the dental profession.
Similarly, completing dental lab courses enable them to acquire the fundamentals of dental technology that is essential to good communication with the dental technicians with whom they will work with. Together this enables them to improve their skills .
Practice of the profession
The practice of dentistry covers the wide range of specific fields.
Some of these fields include:
Postgraduate training and specialization
Following the basic schooling to become a certified dentist, you can also gain postgraduate schooling to become a specialist in the following areas :
In addition to these specialist titles , the SSO also awarded certificates of post-graduate schooling in the following areas:
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