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Dental Medicine Joint program with University of Health Sciences/Turkey

Degree: D.D.M.
Duration (Years): 5
Medium of Instruction: Turkish

Involves quality services, patient safety, focused research on the society's oral and dental health care, social service awareness, humanistic and ethical principles, scientific knowledge and research results that apply and believe in the superiority of science, meeting the needs and expectations of patients, providing competent dentists to the society at large. In order to achieve internationally recognized excellence within the activities of the Faculty of Dentistry, the program aims at adopting an understanding of positive independent thinking within the framework of academic and ethical values, being student-centered in education, and paying attention to the satisfaction of its employees, meanwhile, working and providing services in harmony with its external stakeholders.

Education

The Faculty of Dentistry has been developed within the framework of a joint education and training program and will be conducted in collaboration with Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Dentistry and University of Health Sciences (SBU) Faculty of Dentistry.

The Dentistry program will be carried out by EMU in Northern Cyprus in the pre-clinical phase (1st and 2nd Years) and will be completed by SBU in a period of five years during which the clinical phases (3-5 Years) will be performed in Istanbul. The official language of the program is 30% English and 70% Turkish.

During the pre-clinical studies, international students will have the opportunity to learn Turkish as it will be necessary for the dentist-patient communication at the clinical stage. Istanbul clinical stage of Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry will be held by SBI and hospitals in Turkey.

The joint program aims to bring together education, research and patient care and provide students with the opportunity to become part of the most modern dental research. The common curriculum will integrate basic science education and clinical teaching into community-based learning.

Facilities

EMU Faculty of Dentistry offers quality teaching with an experienced teaching staff with international recognition and knowledge. Instructors provide a highly interactive atmosphere during classes and practical sessions and provide a rigorous and supportive educational environment to fully support students' academic, personal and professional development. Students are encouraged to learn about critical thinking and analysis as early as possible and are encouraged to use these skills and express their ideas freely and constructively.
Students receive structured training for research, learn to interpret evidence-based dentistry, and assist in research projects. Training is provided in a well-designed environment including most up to date scientific research and education laboratories.

Contact Information

Tel: +90 392 630 2463
Fax: +90 392 630 2442
E-mail: dentistry@emu.edu.tr

Degree: D.D.M.
Duration (Years): 5
Medium of Instruction: Turkish

Curriculum

Course Code Course Title Semester Credit Lecture Hour (hrs/week) Lab (hrs/week) Tutorial (hrs/week) ECTS
Semester 1
DENT103 Dental Morphology and Manipulation - I 1 4 2 4 - 5
MDCN107 Anatomy - I
Upper extremity bones, lower extremity bones, upper extremity muscles and joints, lower extremity muscles and joints, neurocranium, splanchnocranium, infratemporal & pterygopalatine fossa, structures of the face, triangles of the neck, nose and paranasal sinuses, pharynx, larynx and lungs, cardiovascular system, oral cavity, salivary glands, temporomandibular joint and muscles of mastication, gastrointestinal system, urogenital system, introduction to nervous system, spinal cord, brainstem, cortex and subcortical structures, autonomic nervous system, cranial nerves, blood supply of head and neck, nerves of head and neck, lymphatic drainage of head and neck, eye & ear.
1 3 2 2 - 3
CHEM119 Biochemistry - I 1 3 3 - - 3
BIOL107 Medical Biology and Genetics - I 1 2 2 1 - 3
ENGL113 Medical English - I 1 2 2 1 - 3
PSYC151 Behavioral Sciences 1 2 2 - - 2
ITEC105 COMPUTER 1
This course is an introduction to the world of Computing and Information Technology (IT). Today, we are all part of an exploding Information Society and in this dynamic new society people at homes, schools, institutions and businesses are engaged in an ever- growing partnership with computers. Computers and Information Technology are part of just about everything we do at work and at home. And the fact is that, computers will play an even greater role in our lives in the years to come. The course presents the basic description of information technology concepts, basic computer system hardware and software components, common terminology in information technology, application areas, and integration of computer system components.
1 3 2 2 - 4
UE01 University Elective - I 1 3 3 - - 3
MATH171 Biostatistics - I 1 3 2 2 - 2
HIST280 Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkilap Tarihi 1 2 2 - - 2
TUSL181 Turkish as a Second Language 1 2 2 - - 2
Semester 2
DENT104 Dental Morphology and Manipulation - II 2 4 2 4 - 4
MDCN108 Anatomy - II 2 3 2 2 - 2
CHEM120 Biochemistry - II 2 3 3 - - 4
ENGL123 Medical English - II 2 2 2 - - 3
DENT102 History of Dentistry and Deontology 2 1 1 - - 2
PHYS119 Biophysics 2 4 4 1 - 6
UE02 University Elective - II 2 3 3 - - 2
DENT128 Dental Materials 2 2 2 - - 1
MATH172 Biostatistics-II 2 2 2 1 - 3
Semester 3
DENT241 Oral Diagnosis and oral Radiology - I 3 1 1 - - 3
DENT261 Restorative Dentistry - I 3 4 2 4 - 5
DENT271 Endodontics - I 3 2 1 2 - 3
DENT231 Prosthodontic Dentistry - I 3 4 2 4 - 6
MDCN207 Anatomy - III 3 4 2 2 2 3
MDCN253 Physiology - I 3 2 2 1 - 3
BIOL203 Microbiology - I 3 2 2 - - 2
MDCN257 Histology - I 3 3 2 2 - 3
ENGL213 Medical English - III 3 2 2 - - 2
DENT242 Oral Diagnosis and oral Radiology - II 3 1 1 - - 3
DENT262 Restorative Dentistry - II 3 4 2 4 - 5
DENT272 Endodontics - II 3 2 1 2 - 3
DENT232 Prosthodontic Dentistry - II 3 4 2 4 - 6
MDCN208 Anatomy - IV 3 4 2 2 2 4
MDCN254 Physiology - II 3 2 2 1 - 4
MDCN256 Microbiology - II 3 2 2 - - 2
MDCN258 Histology - II 3 3 2 2 - 3

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