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Oral and Dental Health

Degree: A.D.
Duration (Years): 2
Medium of Instruction: Turkish

Oral and Dental Health Technicians are health professionals supporting dentists during the treatment of oral and dental health problems. The primary mission of the Oral and Dental Health Associate Degree Program is to cater for the demand for well-informed and experienced oral and dental health technicians who will support the dentists during the treatment phase.

General Information

The mission of the Oral and Dental Health Associate Degree program is to bring up qualified, modern and well-informed health professionals who are actively involved in protective dental applications.

Education

With the aim of graduating well-educated and successful students and maintaining the interdisciplinary dynamism, our University established academic collaboration protocols with Dokuz Eylül, Marmara and Gazi Universities. Along with the collaborations, our department receives professional support from prominent faculty members at various institutions in Turkey with the aim of effective course implementation. Our program has been designed in such a way that elements such as analysing, tackling problems, reaching conclusions, thinking creatively and critically, working in a team and communicating effectively have been integrated with the course content. A number of collaboration protocols have also been made with different institutions to provide our students with internship opportunities.

Facilities

Students of the Oral and Dental Health Program benefit from laboratories equipped with modern facilities at world standards. Our University provides sufficient number of computers with Internet connections for students. Students are also given the privilege of benefitting from the Eastern Mediterranean University Library which is equipped with modern facilities, equipment and databases. Our University also provides an array of recreational opportunities for our students in the form of social, cultural and sports activities.

Career Opportunities

Upon their graduation, students receive the title of “Oral and Dental Health Technician”. If they wish, program graduates may also continue their studies at suitable higher level programs specified by the Turkish Higher Education Board (YÖK). Oral and Dental Health technicians may pursue employment opportunities at dental laboratories, dental clinics, hospitals’ dentistry departments and companies providing dental health services.

Contact Information

Tel: +90 392 630 2172
Fax: +90 392 365 3940
E-mail: sbf@emu.edu.tr
Web: http://sbf.emu.edu.t

Degree: A.D.
Duration (Years): 2
Medium of Instruction: Turkish

Curriculum

Course Code Course Title Semester Credit Lecture Hour (hrs/week) Lab (hrs/week) Tutorial (hrs/week) ECTS
Semester 1
ADSG109 Oral and Dental Health Materials and Materials Science - I
The use of the equipmentused for diagnoses and treatment in Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, Tooth Diseases and Treatment, Orthodontics, Prosthetic Dentistry, Oral, Dental and Mentum Illnesses Surgical Clinics.
1 3 3 - -
ADSG111 Oral and Dental Health Substance Information
General information about the use of the materials and their properties in dentistry clinics and the allergetic situations caused by the materials used in the dentistry clinics and how to prevent these cautions.
1 3 3 - -
ADSG113 Tooth Morphology
Introduction to tooth morphology, different localization systems of permanent dentals, teeth structure, figure, roots, fossa tubercule, tooth division and numbering.
1 3 3 - -
ADSG115 Oral and Dental Anatomy
Inter anatomy and outer figure of teeth and jaw bones, labels of the teeth and their formulas, embryological development of teeth, dental tissue, and the anatomy of primary teeth.
1 3 3 - -
ADSG117 Oral and Dental Physiology 1 3 3 - -
ITEC115 Introduction to Computers
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. Students document on the computer using office programs, spreadsheets, and presentations that are necessary to prepare is to provide basic knowledge and skills.
1 3 2 2 -
Semester 2
ADSG112 Oral and Dental Health Clinical Study Methods - I
The methods and techniques used for diagnoses and treatment within Oral Diagnose and Radiology, Tooth Diseases and Treatment, Orthodontics, Prosthetic Dentistry, Oral, Dental and Mentum Illnesses Surgical Clinics.
2 4 4 - -
ADSG114 Oral and Dental Health Materials and Materials Science - II
Definitions of the equipment used for diagnosis and treatment in Oral Diagnose and Radiology, Tooth Diseases and Treatment, Orthodontics, Prosthetic Dentistry, Oral, Dental and Mentum Illnesses Surgical Clinics
2 3 3 - -
SGBL108 Diseases Information
General structure of human body, cell and it’s functions, metabolism, body liquids, electrolytes, tissue and types, organs and their systems, respiration, circulation, excretion and reproductive organs and their functions, health and illnesses, symptoms, etiology, mental health and neurosis, nervous system and sense organs deseases.
2 3 3 - -
ADSG118 Sterilization and Disinfection Methods
Asespsis-antisepsis, sterilization and disinfection methods and substances, cleaning, preparing and sterilization of the material, protection of sterilized material.
2 3 3 - -
HIST280 Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkilap Tarihi 2 2 2 - -
UE01 University Elective - I 2 3 3 - -
Semester 3
ADSG200 Summer Training
The students would have 20 working days internship for their practical applications at related corporations and hospitals with the counseling of academic staff.
3 No-Credit - - -
ADSG211 Oral and Dental Health Clinical Study Methods - II
Endodontics, prosthetic dentistry, orthodontics, oral, surgery of dental and mentum illnesses, advanced methods for diagnosis and treatment in clinics.
3 4 4 - -
ADSG213 Dental Radiology and Prevention Methods
Dentistry radiology, advanced radiography techniques for diagnosis and clinical definitions of them.
3 4 3 2 -
ADSG215 Management Clinic Patient Records
Definitions of how to register and keep the medical and dental data which are taken from the examined patient by the dentist in the computer system.
3 3 3 - -
FZTR153 Check Microbiology
Basic microbiology and parasitology. History of microbiology, basic features of microorganisms, nutrition of microorganisms, reproduction, microbiology of special environment, normal microbe flora of human body, host-parasite relations, spreading ways of microorganisms, basic immune system, sterilization, methods of disinfection.
3 2 2 - -
ENGL161 Basic English I
ENGL161 is the first semester, first year English language course offered to all students studying in a 2-year Turkish Medium Program at the university. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to halfway towards A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
3 3 3 1 -
AE01 Area Elective I
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • SGBL105 - Deontology and Ethics in Health Sciences
3 3 3 - -
Semester 4
ADSG214 Professional Practice
Students will have an opportunity to observe the dentists and sub-dentists and they will work together to gather sub-dentistry occupation within the scope of clinic of dentistry.
4 6 - - 12
FZTR206 Medical Documentation
This course is to acquaint the students with documents, documentation, medical documentation, history of medical documentation, archives and hospital archives
4 2 2 - -
SGBL105 Deontology and Ethics in Health Sciences
Concept of ethics, principles of ethics, types of ethics, quality standards, ethical problems in business, ethics and patient complaints, evaluation of the defective services that occur within tourism sector are defined within the course.
4 2 2 - -
ENGL162 Basic English II
ENGL162 is the second semester, first-year English language course offered to all students studying in a 2-year Turkish Medium Program. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to A1 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This course introduces the students to the English language and aims to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in academic settings.
4 3 3 1 -
UE02 University Elective - II 4 3 3 - -
AE02 Area Elective II
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • SGBL105 - Deontology and Ethics in Health Sciences
4 2 3 - -