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Faculty of Dentistry - Faculty of Dentistry - First Cycle and Second Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Ege University Faculty of Dentistry, which is the only dentistry school in Agean Region, was established in the leadership of Dean Prof.Dr. İsmail ULUTAŞ, in the year of 1969. The Faculty which has three main buildings, designed upon the changing needs of education and research, took its final shape in the year of 1995. Ege University Faculty of Dentistry is being carried on to 21st Century with its education quality and professional staff. Over 625 number of students are educated with the 5 year Master's Degree Program, by over 300 number of academician, clinician and researcher; plus over 200 number of personnel. Until today about 3317 "Dentists" have been graduated from the faculty since its first graduates in the year of 1973. The duration of education, at our faculty which accepts about 130 students; is total of 6 years, as one year English Prep. class and five years of dentistry education. The number of students enrolled at our Faculty is about 700. 67 Professors, 17 Associate Professors and 132 Research Assistants are contiuning the education, patient treatment and research activities at 8 different departments : Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Oral and Maxillofacial Prothesis; Orthodontics; Pedodontics; Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology; Conservative Dentistry ; Endodontics. About 25,000 patients are being treated at our technologically constantly renewed clinics through out the year. Recently, with its technical equipment, great achievements in education and research put our faculty among the number one dentistry faculties that are preferred by the high school graduates. The number of units, that are renewed based upon the recent technology, at our faculty is 213 and on avarage the student/unit ratio is 1/1. A reassuring treatment environment is created for our patients through technically renewed clinics. All education needs of our students and researchers are faciliated with our contemporary Phantom Lab., Research Lab. with a SEM Microscope, Biochemistry Lab., Computer Lab., and a library. Through Erasmus Program, and Bilateral Agreements between Universities and Dental Schools in Germany, The Netherlands, Portugese, France, U.S.A. and our Dental School and University, create education opportunities students and research opportunities for our academicians. Our Faculty is the first dental school that got involved in Erasmus Program that has been designed by EU. The exchange via Erasmus Program between Ege University Faculty of Dentistry and Porto University Faculty of Dentistry (Portugese) has started in 2002; Radboud University Faculty of Dentistry (The Netherlands) in 2005; Strasbourg Universirty Faculty of Dentistry (France) in 2005; Giessen University Faculty of Dentistry (Germany) in 2010 and since than10 students from all these universities have come to our faculty and 8 of our students have gone to these faculties for education. As a candidate for EU, Turkey is following the developments of universities and education programs of EU countries. In light of this aim, our faculty has become a member of ADEE (Association for Dental Education in Europe) and DENTED which is directly affiliated with EU. Our Faculty is present in every meeting and organization of ADEE and DENTED as the first member faculty among the other dentistry faculties in Turkey. Our faculty is involved in very intensive research actvities within the last years. Our faculty members and also very valuable scholars from around the world get the chance to attend national and international scientific and academiz organizations. The intensive research activities have contributed to the remarkable increase in number of papers that are issued in prestigous science journals since 2006. Besides this, researchers from our faculty continue their studies in many national and international projects. The resources that we have, the point that we have come concerning the level of education and patient care, shed a light on our plans about the future.
Qualification Awarded
It is a one-tier programme. Master's Degree in Dentistry ( first cycle and second cycle ) is awarded to graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum, including clinical internships.
Level of Qualification
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The faculty of dentistry accepts students every year who have high school diplomas and meet the legal and academic requirements put by the ÖSYM (Higher Education Council Student Selection and Placement Centre).
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage of Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University and hence of the Faculty of Dentistry is not an exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organized at the srat of each academic year at the Faculty for the courses of English Language and Computer Skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given right to take the exemption exams. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The master’s degree is awarded to students who have successfully completed all courses in the five-year curriculum including clinical internships (totally 300 ECTS) and have obtained a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) value of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale without any failing grades.
Profile of The Programme
Courses in the curriculum of Faculty of Dentistry are generally taught in annual basis, in addition to this some of the courses are taught in semester basis. Therefore the curriculum is designed in annual basis. The curriculum is composed of basic medicine education as well as diagnosis and treatment of diseases concerning oral and neighbouring tissues. The main objective of the Dentistry Education is to grow dentists conforming to ethical issues, following the current scientific improvements and having moral values as to render service to the public as their mission. In the faculty more than 625 students are educated by the efforts of over 200 academician, clinician and researcher; also over 200 staff member. PhD programmes are administered by the Graduate School of Health Sciences.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
- To work at a private clinic of themselves or another dentist. - To become an academician. - To work at goverment hospitals.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates having Master's Degree in Dentistry may apply to third cycle programmes in Dentistry discipline which offered by Graduate School of Health Sciences.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
2 mid terms and 1 final exam for yearly courses and 1 mid term 1 final for one semester courses.
Graduation Requirements
To have a GPA of minimum 2 over 4; to have delivered the approved thesis and to have prepared all other documents related with graduation.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
ERASMUS COORDINATOR Prof. Dr. Nurcan BUDUNELLİ Phone: +90 232 311 28 82 Mobile: +90 532 696 25 25 E-mail: nurcan.budunelli@ege.edu.tr ; VICE ERASMUS COORDINATOR Doç. Dr. Enver YETKİNER Phone: +90 232 388 03 26 Mobile : +90 555 429 74 30 E-mail: e.yetkiner@hotmail.com ; VICE ERASMUS COORDINATOR Yrd. Doç. Dr. Tuğba TÜRK Phone : +90 232 311 46 09 Mobile: +90 532 265 07 69 E-mail: tugba.turk@ege.edu.tr
Facilities
3317 dentists have been graduated from our school since the first graduates of 1973. Every year our Faculty which has a five year of education after one year of English Preparation class, accepts over 120 students about 6-7 from abroad. 7 Professors, 17 Associate Professors and 132 Research Assistants are contiuning the education, patient treatment and research activities at 8 different departments : Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Oral and Maxillofacial Prothesis; Orthodontics; Pedodontics; Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology; Conservative Dentistry ; Endodontics. About 25,000 patients are being treated at our technologically constantly renewed clinics through out the year. A reassuring treatment environment is created for our patients through technically renewed clinics. All education needs of our students and researchers are faciliated with our contemporary Phantom Lab., Research Lab. with a SEM Microscope, Biochemistry Lab., Computer Lab., and a library.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To be aware of the principal know-how of clinical and social sciences that is required as a “Dentist”.
2To be able to make a reliable diagnostic and treatment plan as part of creating dental solutions and to be able to perform practices based on reasoning.
3To be able to perform the basic physic and of science knowledge during the clinic and laboratory studies, and to develop the ability to solve problem.
4To be able to perform team work, in disciplinary and interdisciplinary, among the various branches of dentistry.
5As a “Dentist” having the ability to perform individual practice, to be able to make decisions about treatment by using related diagnostic methods; to be able to take the initiative; to be able to express his/her oral and written professional ideas; fully and openly.
6To be able to develop the ability of creativeness and to be able to think in a critical way about “Dentistry”.
7To be able to develop his/herself in reference of the importance of the idea of life long learning, to follow the up-to-date scientific studies and developments concerning “Dentistry” and to be able to evaluate and implement the information that is gained.
8In the awareness of being a “physician”, to be able to perform the ventures and practices that retain the general health of the public and individuals foreground aside from dental treatments.
9To be able to establish good communication and relations with patient, patient relatives, colleagues and other staff members at his/her work place and to be able to treat all patients from all ages and cultures at psychologically most suitable way.
10To be able to perform clinical and laboratory studies that are appropriate to ethic and hygienic rules, respectful to patient rights and that holds the humanitary rights foreground.
11To be able to perform “Protective Dentistry” applications at the clinic and also to endorse the national and international dental health program and projects by attending them; also to be able to lead and inspect these projects by developing the necessary knowledge.
12To be able to perform dental work for the patients who are in need of special attention and who have systemic diseases and/or to direct them to fully equipped health centers for treatment.
13To be able to follow the vocational rules and laws; to be conscious of a professional manner; to be able to study the national – international politics and practices concerning dentistry and to evaluate the outcomes.
14To be able to use every necessary dentistry tool for oral health and treatment and to have adequate knowledge about all the materials that are being used at clinics.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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KNOWLEDGE1
SKILLS1
2
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
5
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Year
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 200001202016 BASICS OF COMPUTER Compulsory 2 0 2 0
2 200001132002 BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE Compulsory 2 0 0 2
3 200001042007 BIOSTATISTICS Compulsory 2 2 0 4
4 200001152001 DENTAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 16 10
5 200001162010 EPİDEMİYOLOJİ Compulsory 1 0 0 2
6 200001212010 FOREIGN LANGUAGE I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
7 200001111996 HISTORY OF DENTISTRY Compulsory 1 0 0 2
8 200001052001 MEDICAL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS Compulsory 4 2 0 5
9 200001142016 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY Compulsory 4 0 2 4
10 200001082007 PHYSICS Compulsory 1 0 1 2
11 200001022006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
12 200001012006 TURKISH LANGUAGE-I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
13 200001191996 ANATOMY Compulsory 2 2 0 3
14 200001182007 BIOPHYSICS Compulsory 1 0 1 0
15 200001091996 DEONTOLOGY Compulsory 1 0 0 2
16 scgrpdh001 ELECTIVE COURSE 1 Elective - - - 1
17 200001362010 FOREIGN LANGUAGE II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
18 200000942006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
19 200001342011 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Compulsory 2 0 0 2
20 200000922006 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 41 6 22 55
 
2. Year
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 200002112007 BIOCHEMISTRY Compulsory 2 1 0 4
2 200002212001 ENDODONTICS Compulsory 2 3 0 5
3 200002022007 HISTOLOGY-EMBRYOLOGY Compulsory 3 2 0 5
4 200002052007 MICROBIOLOGY Compulsory 3 1 0 4
5 200002082007 PARASITOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
6 200002232004 PERIODONTOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 200002032007 PHYSIOLOGY Compulsory 2 2 0 3
8 200002142001 PROSTHODONTICS Compulsory 4 16 0 13
9 200002202016 RESTORATIVE DENTAL TREATMENT Compulsory 2 14 0 8
10 200002152007 SCIENCE OF DENTAL MATERIALS Compulsory 3 0 0 3
11 200002122010 SYSTEMATIC ANATOMY Compulsory 2 3 0 5
12 scgrpdh002 ELECTIVE COURSE 2 Elective - - - 1
13 200002322011 SOCIAL SERVICE APPLICATIONS Compulsory 2 0 0 2
14 200002222002 TOPOGRAPHIC ANATOMY Compulsory 1 1 0 2
Total 30 43 0 60
 
3. Year
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 200003062001 DENTAL ANAESTHESIA Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 200003032016 DENTAL SURGERY Compulsory 4 3 0 5
3 200003232016 ENDODONTICS Compulsory 2 6 0 5
4 200003132007 ORAL BIOCHEMISTRY Compulsory 2 1 0 3
5 200003042001 ORAL DIAGNOSIS AND RADIOLOGY Compulsory 2 2 0 3
6 200003161998 ORAL HISTOLOGY-EMBRYOLOGY Compulsory 1 1 0 2
7 200003142007 ORAL MICROBIOLOGY Compulsory 2 1 0 3
8 200003151998 ORAL PHYSIOLOGY Compulsory 1 1 0 2
9 200003052016 ORTHODONTICS Compulsory 4 3 0 5
10 200003102016 PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY Compulsory 2 3 0 3
11 200003012007 PATHOLOGY Compulsory 2 2 0 3
12 200003072004 PERIODONTOLOGY Compulsory 4 5 0 7
13 200003022007 PHARMACOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
14 200003122001 PROSTHODONTICS Compulsory 4 11 0 10
15 200003222016 RESTORATIVE DENTAL TREATMENT Compulsory 2 5 0 4
16 scgrpdh003 ELECTIVE COURSE 3 Elective - - - 1
Total 36 44 0 60
 
4. Year
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 200004151999 CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY Compulsory 1 1 0 2
2 200004232016 ENDODONTICS Compulsory 2 8 0 4
3 200004142001 INTERNAL MEDICINE Compulsory 2 0 0 2
4 200004072001 ORAL DIAGNOSIS AND RADIOLOGY Compulsory 2 6 0 5
5 200004012001 ORAL DISEASES Compulsory 2 0 0 2
6 200004022016 ORAL DISEASES AND SURGERY Compulsory 4 8 0 8
7 200004162007 ORAL PATHOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 200004052001 ORTHODONTICS Compulsory 4 6 0 7
9 200004092016 PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY Compulsory 4 8 0 7
10 200004042016 PERIODONTOLOGY Compulsory 2 8 0 5
11 200004122016 PROSTHODONTICS Compulsory 4 8 0 8
12 200004222016 RESTORATIVE DENTAL TREATMENT Compulsory 2 8 0 4
13 200004171999 DERMATOLOGY Compulsory 1 0 0 2
14 200004101999 GENERAL SURGERY-PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTI Compulsory 1 0 0 2
Total 33 61 0 60
 
5. Year
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 200005272000 DENTAL DEONTOLOGY Compulsory 1 0 0 1
2 200005082001 DENTAL SURGERY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
3 200005232016 ENDODONTICS CLINICAL TRAINING Compulsory 0 10 0 5
4 200005252004 FIRST AID AND EMERGENCY TREATM Compulsory 2 2 0 2
5 200005302000 FORENSIC MEDICINE Compulsory 1 0 0 1
6 200005282007 IMPLANTOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 1
7 200005312009 MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL TRAINING Compulsory 4 0 0 4
8 200005092001 ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL PROSTHETICS Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 200005072001 ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
10 200005112016 ORAL DIAGNOSIS AND RADIOLOGY CLINICAL TRAINING Compulsory 0 10 0 5
11 200005132016 ORTHODONTICS CLINICAL TRAINING Compulsory 0 10 0 5
12 200005031994 OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY Compulsory 1 0 0 1
13 200005142016 PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY CLINICAL TRAINING Compulsory 0 10 0 3
14 200005172009 PERIODONTOLOGY CLINICAL TRAINING Compulsory 0 10 0 6
15 200005152009 PROSTHESIS CLINICAL TRAINING Compulsory 0 10 0 6
16 200005262007 PUBLIC ORAL DENTAL HEALTH Compulsory 2 0 0 1
17 200005222013 RESTORATIVE DENTAL TREATMENT Compulsory 0 5 0 5
18 200005122016 SURGERY CLINICAL TRAINING Compulsory 0 10 0 5
19 200005292007 TMJ MOVEMENT AND OCCLUSION(GNATHOLOGY) Compulsory 1 0 0 1
20 200005051994 NEUROLOGY-PSYCHOLOGY Compulsory 1 0 0 1
21 200005242007 OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND ERGONOMICS Compulsory 1 0 0 1
Total 22 77 0 60
 
 
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