6 years single cycle degree in

School of dentistry

Class: LM-46 - Dentistry and orthodontics

Class LM-46 - Dentistry and orthodontics
Duration 6 years
Branch Padova
Language Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
Programme coordinator EDOARDO STELLINI
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The only professional figure authorised to carry out diagnostic, drug and surgical therapy activities in the field of dental arches - and related tissues - is the dentist. If you are interested in finding a solution to mouth and tooth health problems, this course will give you solid theoretical foundations (regarding basic sciences and medical sciences with dental interest) to allow you to know all the different specialties in the dental field and to know how to apply the most modern techniques with patients; in addition, the internship activities, starting from the second year, will allow you to make actual use of what you have learned in order to gain experience in outpatient practice. The course will allow you to enter job market either in public or private structures (also as a freelancer in a private practice).

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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.

  Teaching list

1st Year BIOLOGY [ PAOLA BRAGHETTA ] MEDICAL PHYSICS [ CLAUDIA LAZZARO ] ANATOMY [ RAFFAELE DE CARO ] HISTOLOGY, CYTOLOGY AND EMBRYOLOGY [ MAURIZIO ONISTO ] CHEMISTRY [ TITO CALI' ] BIOCHEMISTRY [ MARIA PIA RIGOBELLO ] IMMUNOLOGY AND IMMUNOPATHOLOGY OF THR ORAL CAVITY [ ERICH PIOVAN ] DENTAL MODELING [ GIAMPAOLO DRAGO ] HISTORY OF MEDICINE AND DENTIST [ MAURIZIO RIPPA BONATI ] SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH [ MONICA BEZZEGATO ] FINAL EXAM 2nd Year GENERAL AND APPLIED HIGYENE AND EPIDEMIOLOGY DENTAL HYGIENE SECOND YEAR TRAINING PHYSIOLOGY MICROBIOLOGY GENERAL PATHOLOGY CLINICAL PATHOLOGY PREVENTIVE AND COMMUNITY DENTISTRY DENTAL MATERIALS AND RESTORATIVE TECHNOLOGIES DENTISTRY IN THE NATIONAL AND REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM 3rd Year THIRD YEAR TRAINING PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY ANATOMICAL PATHOLOGY INTERNAL MEDICINE CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY PATHOLOGY AND ORAL MEDICINE MEDICAL IMAGING PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH METODOLOGY IN HEAD AND NECK PATOLOGY LEGAL MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY 4th Year FOURTH YEAR TRAINING NEUROLOGY DERMATOLOGY ENDODONTICS ORAL SURGERY DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY OF MAXILLARY BONES DESEASES MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY PEDIATRIC MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY ANESTESIOLOGY CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE GENERAL SURGERY O.R.L. (MOD. C) ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY ANESTESIOLOGY AND EMERGENCIES 5th Year FIFTH YEAR TRAINING OVERDENTURE IMPLANTO-SUPPORTED ORTHODONTICS IMPLANTOLOGY GNATHOLOGY THE IMPORTANCE OF SOFT AND HARD TISSUE THICKNESS IN THE ACHIEVEMENT OF ESTHETIC RESULTS WITH THE IMPLANT SUPPORTED RESTORATION PROSTHESIS PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY PERIODONTICS 6th Year SIXTH YEAR TRAINING MEDICAL STATISTICS PRINCIPLES OF TISSUE ENGINEERING AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE DENTAL CLINIC (DENTAL AND THERAPY INTEGRATED)