School of dentistry 6 years single cycle degree

Class: LM-46 - Dentistry and orthodontics

Duration: 6 years

Branch: Padova

Language: Italian


EU students and non-EU students with residency in Italy: 25

Number of non-EU students resident abroad: 2

of which Chinese ("Marco Polo" Programme): 1


Brief overview of the course

Characteristics and objectives
The undergraduate course is structured in six years, for 360 CFU.
The student will learn medical knowledge and technical skill to conduct activity of prevention, diagnosis, heal and rehabilitation related to diseases, and more in general, health problems of the mouth and the teeth. The student will study base science, medical science of a dental interest and epidemiological aspects of dental diseases. The study course is structured to let the student learn all the kind of specialities of dentistry. Particular attention is given to professional apprenticeship to reach the final exam with a proven experience in clinical practice.

Occupational opportunities
In order to work as a dentist, a national professional qualification is required. The graduate will work mainly in private practise or in hospital and public health service.
Padua’s Faculty of Dentistry offers specialty training in the following dental speciality areas: orthodontics, oral surgery and paediatric dentistry, and also post-graduate Master of Science programs.

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