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1-Study Program:

Students enrolled in the Dental College (DC) must successfully complete the following (160 credit hours) during ten regular semesters.

  Type of Requirements (Req. Type) Requirement Nature (Reg. Nature) Number of Credit Hours
University (U) Elective (EL) 8
Obligatory (Ob) 8
College (C) Elective (EL) 19
  Obligatory (Ob) 29
Department (D) Elective (EL) 29
Obligatory (Ob) 67
Total of Credit Hours 160


In the following table, the names of the courses, their credit hours, the type of prerequisites, the nature of those prerequisites, and their previous requirements are listed:

Course Credit Regiments
No. Name Code Prerequisites Theoretical Lab Total Required Nature Type
1 English Language - Writing Skills 3 0 3 8 Ob U
2 English Language - Speaking Skills 3 0 3 Ob U
3 Computer Skills 1 1 2 Ob U
4 Islamic Culture 3 0 3 8 EL U
5 Humanities 3 0 3 EL U
6 Environment and Environmental Education 2 0 2 EL U
7 Turkish Language for Non-Specialists 3 0 3 EL U
8 Health Management 2 0 2 EL U
9 Health Education 2 2 EL U
10 General Chemistry 2 1 3 EL U
11 Logic and Scientific Thinking 2 0 2 EL U
12 Self-Management and Psychology 3 0 3 EL U
13 General Microbiology 2 1 3 29 Ob C
14 Genetics 2 0 2 Ob C
15 General Histology 1 1 2 Ob C
16 Medical Physics 2 1 3 Ob C
17 General Anatomy 1 1 2 Ob C
18 General Pathology 2 0 2 Ob C
19 Head and Neck Anatomy 2 1 3 Ob C
20 Cell Biology 2 1 3 Ob C
21 General Biochemistry 2 1 3 Ob C
22 General Pharmacology 2 0 2 Ob C
23 Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities 2 0 2 Ob C
24 General Organ Function 2 0 2 Ob C
25 First Aid 2 1 3 19 EL C
26 Biostatistics 3 0 3 EL C
27 Embryology 2 0 2 EL C
28 Biology of Life 2 1 3 EL C
29 Immunology 2 0 2 EL C
30 Public Health 3 0 3 EL C
31 Ethics of Medical Profession and Its Laws 3 0 3 EL C
32 Medical Botany 2 1 3 EL C
33 Healthy Nutrition 2 1 3 EL C
34 Medical Terminology 2 0 2 EL C
35 Child and Family Health 3 0 3 EL C
36 Communication Skills 3 0 3 EL C
37 Psychiatry 2 1 3 EL C
38 General Microbiology 2 2 2 1 EL C
39 General Organ Function 2 2 2 1 EL C
40 Pathophysiology of Organ Systems 2 0 2 EL C
41 General and Dermatology Diseases 3 0 3 EL C
42 Internal Diseases 2 0 2 EL C
43 Ear, Nose, Throat, and Eye Diseases 2 0 2 EL C
44 Minor Surgery 2 1 3 EL C
45 Scientific Research 2 0 2 EL C
46 Dental Anatomy, Sculpting, and Drawing 2 1 3 67 Ob D
47 Dental Materials 1 1 1 1 Ob D
48 Fixed Dental Prosthodontics 1 2 2 1 Ob D
49 Fixed Dental Prosthodontics 2 2 2 1 Ob D
50 Fixed Dental Prosthodontics 3 2 2 1 Ob D
51 Removable Dental Prosthodontics 1 2 2 1 Ob D
52 Removable Dental Prosthodontics 2 2 2 1 Ob D
53 Removable Dental Prosthodontics 3 2 2 1 Ob D
54 Oral Pathology 2 1 2 Ob D
55 Oral Physiology 2 0 2 Ob D
56 Periodontology and Tissue Diseases 1 2 1 2 Ob D
57 Occlusion and Principles of Orthodontics 2 0 2 Ob D
58 Orthodontics 1 2 2 1 Ob D
59 Orthodontics 2 2 2 1 Ob D
60 Conservative Dentistry 1 2 1 2 Ob D
61 Conservative Dentistry 2 2 1 2 Ob D
62 Anesthesia and Extraction 1 2 1 2 Ob D
63 Anesthesia and Extraction 2 2 1 2 Ob D
64 Endodontics 1 2 1 2 Ob D
65 Endodontics 2 2 1 2 Ob D
66 Endodontics 3 0 2 2 Ob D
67 Radiology and Radiographic Diagnosis 2 0 2 Ob D
68 Diagnosis and Oral Diseases 2 0 2 Ob D
69 Pediatric Dentistry 1 2 1 2 Ob D
70 Dental Materials 2 2 1 2 Ob D
71 Dental Emergency Treatment 2 1 2 Ob D
72 Oral Medicine 2 2 1 2 Ob D
73 Pediatric Dentistry 2 2 1 2 Ob D
74 Basic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2 1 2 Ob D
75 Basic Medicine and Surgery 2 0 2 Ob D
76 Dental Equipment and Maintenance 2 1 2 Ob D
77 Dental Laboratories 2 0 2 29 EL D
78 Forensic Dentistry 1 1 2 EL D
79 Preventive Dentistry and Community Dentistry 1 1 2 EL D
80 Fixed Dental Prosthodontics 4 2 1 2 EL D
81 Geriatric Dentistry 1 1 2 EL D
82 Partial Denture Prosthodontics 2 0 2 EL D
83 Maxillofacial Prosthodontics 1 1 2 EL D
84 Specialized English 1 2 0 2 EL D
85 Specialized English 2 2 0 2 EL D
86 Conservative Dentistry 3 2 1 2 EL D
87 Modern Techniques in Dentistry 2 0 2 EL D
88 Removable Dental Prosthodontics 4 (Implants) 2 1 2 EL D
89 Periodontology and Tissue Diseases 2 1 1 2 EL D
90 Dental Implants 2 1 2 EL D
91 Pathological Anatomy 2 1 2 EL D
92 Oral Surgery 1 1 2 EL D
93 Maxillofacial Surgery 1 1 2 EL D
94 Endodontics 4 0 2 2 EL D
Total of Credit Hours 160

3-Courses Descriptions:

  1. English Language – Writing Skills: This course is designed to prepare students for writing in the English language, with a focus on reading and writing as integrated and complementary skills. Students will study and practice reading comprehension, the writing process, and critical thinking. They will develop the necessary skills to write clear and accurate sentences while refining their abilities to write focused, advanced, organized paragraphs and/or short essays. Students will be responsible for writing several practical paragraphs/essays. The course may include proficiency tests in sections or an achievement portfolio assessment.
  2. English Language – Speaking Skills: The course content includes conversations, discussions, and presentations on a wide range of concrete, abstract, and specialized topics. It is designed to enhance speaking and listening skills for non-native English speakers, focusing on pronunciation, intonation, rhythm, and American English language patterns. Emphasis is placed on oral communication, auditory comprehension, and vocabulary development. Students build their skills through intensive teaching and practice.
  3. Computer Skills: This course aims to discuss basic computer-related information and utilize educational computer capabilities in the general educational field. It covers working with fundamental software in the MS Office suite and dealing with digital images and editing them using computer applications.
  4. Islamic Culture: This course covers the concept of Islamic culture, its sources, characteristics, and the universe and humanity in Islam. It also explores the importance of Islamic legislation and its characteristics, legitimate transactions, as well as social solidarity, work, and production in Islam. The course discusses the rights and duties of workers and the Islamic perspective on contemporary natural issues, intellectual trends, and Islam’s stance toward them.
  5. Humanities Civilization: This course aims to introduce students to the concept of civilization, its importance, ancient civilizations, Islamic civilization, and modern European civilization. It explores the factors that led to the rise and fall of civilizations and examines the achievements made by these civilizations in various political, economic, social, and scientific fields.
  6. Environment and Environmental Education: This course studies the concept of the environment and environmental science, the concept of the environmental system, factors of its stability, the relationship between humans and the environment, environmental problems, the concept of environmental education, its foundations, systematic environmental education principles, objectives, content, and the requirements of its teaching. It also covers activities in environmental education, population concepts, population problems and policies, the concept of population education, its necessities, importance, and population education curricula, as well as evaluation in population education.
  7. Turkish Language for Non-Specialists: This course aims to introduce students to the Turkish language, starting with reading and pronouncing Turkish letters and the grammatical and spelling rules related to this language. It then progresses to listening to simplified Turkish texts, comprehending them, developing reading skills, and understanding and comprehending simple texts related to daily activities. Ultimately, students will engage in conversations in Turkish and hold dialogues with each other to gain a comprehensive understanding of the language and set them on the path to mastering it.
  8. Health Management: This curriculum focuses on the various healthcare services available in society and how to benefit from them to the fullest. It emphasizes the factors that affect individuals, families, and communities and the services provided to them. The course examines health issues in various communities.
  9. Health Education: This is an educational branch aimed at educating, informing, and raising awareness of people in various health fields, such as environmental health, physical health, social health (compatibility with society), emotional health, mental health, spiritual health, and sexual health.
  10. General Chemistry: In this course, students study atomic theory, atomic structure, the linear spectrum of the hydrogen atom, the periodic table, periodic properties of elements, chemical bonds, molecular structure, molecular orbital theory, molecular geometries, isomerism, equilibrium, and acid-base titrations, as well as the structure of matter, atomic and molecular orbital, solutions, and pH calculation for homogeneous solutions, salt hydrolysis, and gaseous state.
  11. Logic and Scientific Thinking: This course aims to introduce students to the principles of sound scientific thinking, organizing thoughts, and equipping them with the ability for constructive scientific criticism based on sound logical principles. It helps students identify logical fallacies and understand the different aspects of logic, its subject matter, and its applicability, as well as cognitive perceptions and their categories.
  12. Self-Management and Psychology: In this course, students study medical psychology, its definition, importance, and purposes, and its relationship with other sciences. It covers health problems resulting from psychological, cultural, nutritional, and lifestyle factors in individuals. The course also explores theories explaining disordered behaviors related to health, health care behavior, and practicing healthy behavior in life, and its impact on an individual’s physical and mental health. It teaches students how to regulate and manage themselves and their lives properly.
  13. General Microbiology: Students in this course study the concept and importance of microbiology, its classification, and understanding the different structures of microorganisms, their nutrition, and reproduction. It also covers the processes of pollution and corruption caused by microorganisms and introduces algae, fungi, and viruses, their reproduction methods, ecological importance, types, benefits, and harms.
  14. Genetics: This course covers the molecular foundations of genetics (cell and its components, organic compounds, DNA as the carrier of genetic information), cellular foundations of genetics (cell cycle, mitosis, cell division), and Mendelian genetics (phenotypic and genotypic ratios, monogenic inheritance, polygenic inheritance, consanguineous marriage). It also discusses quantitative variation in genetic traits, natural distribution, and multiple-gene threshold model, as well as gene distribution in humans, chromosomes, chromosomal abnormalities, and genetic engineering applications in medicine.
  15. General Histology: In this course, students are introduced to histology, its relationship with basic medical sciences, and the basic components of the human body. It covers cell structure, cell fluids, the nervous system, the digestive system, the circulatory system, the respiratory system, the urinary system, the reproductive system, muscular tissue, cardiac muscle, and nerve tissue.
  16. Medical Physics: This course introduces students in the pharmacy college to the fundamental principles of general physics, with a focus on the basic laws, theories, and general techniques commonly found in medical physics and biophysics textbooks. It helps students understand these laws, theories, and techniques, with practical applications and connections to medical and biological contexts.
  17. General Anatomy: This course covers essential information about the various systems of the human body, including their structure and function. It includes the study of cell structure, body fluids, the nervous system, the digestive system, the circulatory system, the respiratory system, the urinary system, the reproductive system, muscular tissue, the skeletal system, metabolic processes, endocrine glands, and the lymphatic system. The course also introduces medical terminology related to each system and establishes connections between basic anatomy and clinical anatomy.
  18. General Pathology: This course aims to study the science of pathology, including the details related to the transmission methods and types of diseases, classified according to organ systems and categories.
  19. Head and Neck Anatomy: The objective of this course is to introduce students to the basic anatomical structures of the head and neck region, including organs, muscles, blood vessels, and nerves.
  20. Cell Biology: In this course, students study some fundamental aspects of plant cell biology, the chemical composition of cells, organic compounds, and their uses. It also covers methods for studying living cells.
  21. General Biochemistry: This course covers some concepts of biochemistry related to the human body, cell morphology, the chemistry of major cell components, the dynamic state of metabolism, protein properties and structure, enzymes, hemoglobin structure and changes, energy metabolism, biological oxidation, membrane transport, genetic material, and major metabolic pathways.
  22. General Pharmacology: The course aims to introduce students to the science of pharmacology and its applications, with a focus on general pharmacology, autonomic nervous system drugs, and their therapeutic uses. Students should gain the ability to understand the mechanisms of drug action and apply these drug groups for therapeutic purposes, with sufficient knowledge of their interactions with other drugs and side effects.
  23. Infection Control in Healthcare Settings: This course covers the importance and fundamentals of infection control in dentistry, microbiology, infection control, diseases relevant to dental teams, blood borne diseases (hepatitis viruses and human immunodeficiency virus), airborne diseases like tuberculosis, waterborne diseases, personal protective equipment, instrument processing, and sterilization techniques (disposal and personal hygiene and engineering controls).
  24. Human Physiology 1: In this course, students learn about the physiology of organ systems, including the definition of organ functions and topics such as blood physiology, cardiovascular physiology, respiratory physiology, renal physiology, acid-base balance, respiratory acidosis, metabolic acidosis, metabolic alkalosis, and respiratory alkalosis.
  25. First Aid: This course aims to teach students the fundamental principles of first aid and the initial measures that should be taken by a first responder in the event of an emergency that requires rapid intervention. It also introduces clinical indicators that help assess the patient’s condition and determine appropriate first aid measures.
  26. Biostatistics: In this course, students learn about the role of statistics in the medical field, common statistical terminologies used in various types of data (data types), and become familiar with the SPSS software. The course covers types of errors, presentation and description of statistical data, types of statistical graphs, probabilities, common discrete distributions, measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, normal distribution, and other continuous distributions. Additionally, it covers statistical data, estimation, hypothesis testing, chance, bias, Fisher & Chi-squared tests, and basic health indicators used in medical statistics. It also provides an introduction to biomedical studies and health research design.
  27. Embryology: In this course, students study the reproductive cycle, fertilization, cleavage, embryonic developmental stages, formation of the embryonic disc, derivatives of germ layers, and the development of the embryo from the third to the ninth month. It also covers topics such as amniotic fluid, placenta, central nervous system development, sensory organs, musculoskeletal system, urinary system, reproductive system, digestive system, and facial development.
  28. Biology: This course introduces students to the evolutionary history of biological diversity and fundamental concepts in biology. Students explore different life domains and the major kingdoms within these domains, as well as key animal groups within each kingdom. The course covers the structure and chemical composition of animal cells and compares them to plant cells. Additionally, it delves into the basic principles of genetics, molecular genetics, and cellular communication in living organisms.
  29. Immunology: In this course, students learn the principles of immunology, including natural and acquired immunity, antibodies and complement system, autoimmune diseases, organ transplantation, blood groups, human leukocyte antigens (HLA), vaccines, immunological diagnostic techniques, immunity and tumors, immune responses to infections, immunity against bacterial diseases, immune deficiencies, hypersensitivity disorders, and chronic inflammation.
  30. Public Health: This course covers the concept and objectives of public health, public health activities, epidemiology, and the epidemiological triad (causative agent of disease, host, environment). It also explores the relationship between health and the environment, topics like influenza, health supervision of food, solid and liquid waste, smoking, health education, primary healthcare, vital statistics, maternal and child healthcare, and family planning. Students gain an understanding of the importance of public health in promoting and protecting community well-being.
  31. Ethics and Laws of Dental Profession: This course aims to provide students with the necessary knowledge and scenarios that enable them to deliver quality dental care and apply ethical principles in decision-making to solve problems in an ethical manner.
  32. Medicinal Plant Science: In this course, students study the definition and importance of medicinal plants, as well as the challenges in producing medicinal and aromatic plants. It covers classifications, medicinal uses of these plants, geographical origin, basic morphological characteristics, and the emphasis on the biosynthesis of bioactive components used pharmaceutically. The course also explores the significance of medicinal plants as a primary source of safe medicines, focusing on the study of essential active components, both in terms of form and function, and delves into traditional medicine.
  33. Nutrition Science: This course covers the chemistry of essential nutrients for the human body, such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and water, and their impact on human health. It also explores essential nutrients under normal and various pathological conditions while highlighting the importance of proper nutrition in maintaining individual health.
  34. Medical Terminology: This course introduces the fundamentals of medical terminology by explaining the key elements that make up medical terms and how these elements are combined to form medical terminology. It provides appropriate examples and then proceeds to explain the structural and functional organization of the human body, including its various organ systems.
  35. Child and Family Health: This course aims to equip students with knowledge related to improving the health of women, children, and families through community-based healthcare programs. It focuses on understanding the needs of the community and addressing them based on the priorities of individuals and the community, guided by specialized scientific research.
  36. Communication Skills: The course introduces students to the concept of communication, its types, and levels, as well as the concept of self-awareness. It empowers students to understand and know themselves better. Throughout the course, students study the foundations, principles, and theories of communication, along with factors that influence effective communication. It also covers the development of communication skills in various contexts, emphasizing individual interactions within a group and interactions with the environment.
  37. Psychiatry: Planning treatment following the diagnosis of mental disorders and illnesses. Psychiatry is a specialized branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of mental thought and behavioral disorders.
  38. Microbiology 2: This course delves into the study of microorganisms that are involved in the production of antibiotics, enzymes, vitamins, vaccines, and other pharmaceutical products. It also covers cases of drug contamination.
  39. Hunan Physiology 2: In this course, students study the physiology of the digestive system, including the movements and hormones of the digestive system, digestive secretions, the pancreas, liver, biliary system, small intestine, colon, digestion, absorption, classification of vitamins, and vomiting. It also covers the physiology of the nervous system, neurons, nerve cells, properties of nerve cells, sensory physiology, synapses, chemical transmission, neurotransmitters, and the autonomic nervous system. Additionally, it explores sensory physiology and the physiology of endocrine glands and the senses.
  40. Pathophysiology: This course focuses on the pathological changes in the human body, including hypertension, obesity, and the effects of factors like smoking on the body’s systems. It covers diseases related to the heart, circulatory shock, respiratory failure, digestive system disorders, kidney diseases, circulatory function disorders, water and sodium balance disorders, and diabetes.
  41. General and Dermatological Diseases: This course provides an introduction to dermatology, covering topics such as anatomy, physiology, examination, and diagnosis. It also explores general and dermatological diseases caused by microorganisms, viruses, parasites, sexually transmitted diseases, skin allergies, connective tissue diseases, pigment disorders, hair and nail diseases, mucous membrane diseases, skin tumors, vascular and lymphatic diseases, and cutaneous manifestations of systemic diseases. Additionally, it covers topical and physical treatments.
  42. Internal Diseases: This course aims to equip students with knowledge about diseases that affect the digestive system and their relationship to oral and dental diseases. It also covers methods of diagnosis and treatment, including the necessary medications.
  43. Ear, Nose, Throat, and Eye Diseases: This course focuses on the study of diseases affecting the ear and their relationship with the oral cavity, as well as diseases of the nose, throat, respiratory passages, and eye diseases. It also studies the mutual impact between these diseases and oral and dental diseases at different stages of life.
  44. Minor Surgery: Students will learn about pain management, underwater seal chest drainage, abscess drainage, wound debridement, tracheostomy, lacerations of the scalp, bandaging, injection techniques, central venous catheterization, approaching the patient (clinical examination, history, device examination), nutrition, surgical patients (nutrition assessment, intravenous nutrition, tube feeding), patient preparation for surgery, blood transfusion, bleeding, intravenous fluids, wounds, wound closure, sterilization, and urinary and reproductive system investigations, renal contusions, bladder injuries, burns, treatment, and forensic medicine.
  45. Scientific Research: This course aims to introduce students to the principles and fundamentals of scientific research, enabling them to think scientifically, identify scientific problems, and develop the ability to approach and study them in a systematic manner.
  46. Dental Anatomy, Drawing, and Sculpture: This course introduces students to the basic concepts related to the anatomy of the oral cavity and deciduous teeth, emphasizing their importance. It covers the mixed dentition period and provides information about the shapes and characteristics of each permanent tooth. The course enables students to perform drawings and sculptures of each tooth and familiarizes them with globally used dental numbering systems.
  47. Dental Materials 1: This course describes the physical and mechanical properties of restorative dental materials. It primarily covers the following dental materials: gypsum in its various forms, impression materials, dental wax, acrylic resins, metallic alloys, and ceramics.
  48. Fixed Prosthodontics 1: This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the general principles of fixed prosthodontics and the clinical stages involved in the application of fixed restorations. It includes both clinical stages (tooth preparation and impressions) and laboratory stages (waxing, casting, finishing, and cementation). The course also introduces students to the dental materials used in fabricating fixed restorations, such as metallic alloys and ceramics.
  49. Fixed Prosthodontics 2: This course focuses on familiarizing students with foreign terms related to the field of fixed prosthodontics. It is delivered in English to give students a comprehensive understanding of the terminology used in fixed prosthodontics. The course covers topics such as tooth preparation principles, bridge mechanics, components of bridges (abutments, retainers, pontics), occlusal registration, and partial retainers, in addition to other stages in fixed prosthodontics, including impressions, clinical trial, and final cementation.
  50. Fixed Prosthodontics 3: In this course, students study theoretical cases related to fixed prosthodontics, and they undergo practical training to prepare and fabricate a fixed restoration for a clinical case involving a posterior replacement and crown restoration for a posterior tooth.
  51. Removable Prosthodontics 1: This course aims to introduce students to the sequential stages of fabricating complete removable dental prostheses. Students learn to follow different methods and sequential steps in making complete dentures, both theoretically through lectures and practically in the dental prosthetics laboratory. They learn how to diagnose a patient’s case correctly and then proceed with the correct sequential steps for making the complete denture.
  52. Removable Prosthodontics 2: This course continues the study of the sequential stages in fabricating complete removable dental prostheses. Students make diagnoses and follow the correct procedures for making a complete denture, including intraoral and extraoral examinations, preliminary impressions, final impressions, centric relation recording, setting up missing teeth in both the upper and lower jaws, and completing the denture before delivery to the patient.
  53. Removable Prosthodontics 3: This course aims to familiarize students with the sequential stages of fabricating partial removable dental prostheses. Students learn to diagnose the patient’s condition correctly and follow the correct procedures for making the appliance. This includes intraoral and extra oral examinations, preliminary impressions, final impressions, centric relation recording, and recording the jaw relationship. They also learn how to set up missing teeth in both the upper and lower jaws, complete the fabrication process, and provide the patient with instructions for care and maintenance to ensure proper functioning, including chewing, speaking, and pronunciation.
  54. Oral and Dental Pathology: In this course, students study oral and dental pathology, which covers various changes, disorders, and diseases affecting the oral cavity and its surroundings. This course serves as a bridge between basic and clinical sciences. Upon completing this course, students should be able to microscopically diagnose various pathological conditions affecting the oral cavity and its surroundings, aiding in the appropriate treatment approach.
  55. Oral Physiology: This course includes an introduction to oral physiology and then delves into the physiological mechanisms regulating oral sensations, pain mechanisms, taste physiology, salivary physiology, reflexes related to the oral cavity, and the motor functions of the masticatory system.
  56. Periodontology 1: In this course, students learn about the classification of periodontal diseases and become familiar with various gingival and periodontal structures. The course covers the diagnosis of periodontal and gingival diseases, including gum hypertrophy, hormonal changes and their impact on periodontal tissues, vitamin deficiencies and their effects on periodontal tissues, gum abscesses, classification of periodontal pockets, diagnosis, and systemic diseases associated with periodontal diseases.
  57. Occlusion and Principles of Orthodontics: This course covers the growth and development during the prenatal and postnatal stages, facial growth after birth, occlusion formation and development, physiological principles of occlusion, theoretical principles of orthodontic diagnosis, causes of malocclusion, structural and morphological defects of dental and maxillary components, diagnosis, diagnostic methods, basics of orthodontic treatment, orthodontic tooth movement, orthodontic appliances, and therapeutic principles for congenital deformities and Class I malocclusions. The course also includes discussions on impressions, trimming of models, classification, and basal occlusion, introduction to mechanics, simple and compound springs, occlusal harmony, articulations, intercuspation, and discussion of case and diagnosis.
  58. Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 1: Orthodontics focuses on oral health, achieving a beautiful smile, and improving the overall appearance of the patient’s mouth and face. This is achieved through the use of orthodontic techniques to treat problems such as misalignment, crowding, and protrusion of teeth.
  59. Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 2: In this course, students study cases of malocclusion and develop appropriate treatment plans for them. This involves analyzing and diagnosing orthodontic cases and formulating comprehensive treatment plans to address issues related to tooth alignment and jaw positioning.
  60. Conservative Dentistry 1: This course introduces students to conservative dentistry, including terminology, cavity preparations, dental caries, and the practical principles of cavity preparation. Topics covered include cavity classifications, cavity preparation for Class I and Class II, pins, Class III cavity preparation, Class IV cavity preparation, Class V cavity preparation, cervical lesions, and Class VI cavity preparation.
  61. Conservative Dentistry 2: In this course, students delve into the history of restorative dentistry and considerations related to restorative dentistry. Topics covered include moisture control, salivary control, lining materials, bases, dental amalgam restorations, composite resin restorations, pulp-capping materials, and cast gold restorations, as well as principles of cavity preparation for various types of restorations.
  62. Anesthesia and Extraction 1: This course aims to introduce dental students to the fundamental concepts of anesthesia and tooth extraction, including the methods of administration and the knowledge of drugs used to avoid complications. Students will also gain an understanding of oral cavity anatomy, nerves, and blood vessels to perform anesthesia and extractions with minimal pain and complications.
  63. Anesthesia and Extraction 2: Students will learn about the techniques for administering anesthesia both intraorally and extraorally. Additionally, they will gain knowledge about the relationship between general medical conditions and dentistry, as well as basic first aid procedures that may require a dentist’s intervention.
  64. Endodontic Dentistry (1): In this course, students study the descriptive anatomy of root canals and the instruments used in endodontic treatments. They learn the basic principles of canal preparation, root canal preparation, pulpitis, root canal filling, sterilization, infection control, and preserving dental pulp.
  65. Endodontic Dentistry (2): This course covers diagnosis and treatment planning in endodontic dentistry, emergency treatments in endodontics, radicular injuries and fractures, endodontically treated teeth restoration, gangrenous pulp treatment, juvenile teeth treatment, retreatment of endodontically treated teeth, surgical procedures in endodontics, isolation in endodontics, tooth resorption, problems in canal preparation, and measures to address them, as well as teeth whitening procedures.
  66. Endodontic Dentistry (3): This course provides students with the necessary information to deal with special cases. It familiarizes students with practical methods for endodontic treatment on all teeth, allowing them to differentiate between anterior and posterior teeth in terms of the number of roots and canals. Students will also learn to handle endodontic instruments and irrigation solutions used in root canal treatments and develop the ability to diagnose cases and create appropriate treatment plans.
  67. Radiology and Radiographic Diagnosis: In this course, students learn about the importance of radiography in oral diagnosis, the biological effects of radiation, and the basic techniques of intraoral imaging.
  68. Diagnosis and Oral Diseases: This course teaches students how to take a medical history and arrive at a diagnosis. It also covers descriptive diagnostic techniques and the diagnosis of diseases such as mucosal lesions, bony lesions, temporomandibular joint disorders, developmental defects, and potential causes of oral cancer.
  69. Pediatric Dentistry 1: This course aims to familiarize students with behavioral management techniques for children in dental clinics, both psychologically and pharmacologically. Students will also learn to differentiate between primary and permanent teeth, understand the problems associated with primary teeth, diagnose them, and provide preventive and maintenance measures. Additionally, they will become acquainted with pediatric dental anesthesia and gain knowledge about children with special needs and how to handle them in a clinical setting.
  70. Dental Materials (2): This course introduces students to the concepts and fundamental characteristics of materials used in dental restorations and reconstructions. It covers all materials used in a dentist’s clinic, such as composites, amalgam, and adhesive materials. The course aims to equip students with the ability to select the appropriate material for a given restorative procedure.
  71. Dental Emergencies: This course focuses on dental emergencies, which are a subset of medical emergencies. It covers emergencies related to teeth and the supporting tissues, emphasizing their importance and the specialized treatment they require.
  72. Oral Medicine 2: Students study various medical conditions and diseases present in the oral cavity, perform patient examination and dental diagnoses, and determine treatment plans.
  73. Pediatric Dentistry 2: This course involves treating and restoring primary teeth (baby teeth) and fabricating space maintainers for pediatric patients.
  74. Fundamentals of Oral Surgery: Students learn to identify, diagnose, and treat diseases affecting the mouth, face, and jaws. This specialty deals with examining the causes and effects of oral diseases, including patients with functional disorders in salivary glands, such as dry mouth, viral and bacterial infections, fungal infections in the oral cavity, burning mouth syndrome, and complications of oral cancer.
  75. Fundamentals of Medicine and Surgery: This course aims to provide students with sufficient information to prepare them for the medical field. It covers an introduction to medicine, the foundations of the medical profession, and the basics of surgical procedures for patients. Additionally, the course introduces various oral surgeries and their interrelationships.
  76. Dental Medical Equipment and Maintenance: In this course, students study the essential therapeutic, radiological, laboratory, diagnostic, and service-related medical equipment in terms of design, operation, and maintenance from a theoretical perspective. Students also receive practical training in specialized laboratories. The course equips students with the ability to maintain all medical equipment, whether laboratory, radiological, investigative, therapeutic, dental, or service-related.
  77. Dental Laboratories: This course aims to provide students with basic information about dental laboratories and dental equipment in clinics and laboratories. It covers the function of each device, its mechanism, and methods of preservation and maintenance.
  78. Forensic Dentistry: This course focuses on the study of dental cavities and teeth, especially the effects on teeth resulting from specific injuries. It involves determining causes of death, injuries, and time of death by examining the remaining teeth in the deceased person’s mouth.
  79. Preventive Dentistry and Community Dentistry: This course aims to study the foundations of preventive dentistry and some preventive techniques for controlling plaque formation on teeth surfaces and subgingival areas. It includes examining strategies for oral health education, studying techniques and methods of oral care (such as proper toothbrushing and flossing), and exploring programs for controlling dental plaque formation and related diseases using preventive techniques. The course emphasizes the importance of fluoride use for oral health and the relationship between nutrition and oral diseases.
  80. Fixed Prosthodontics 4: This course covers the preparation and impression-taking for anterior and posterior crowns and bridges.
  81. Geriatric Dentistry: This course focuses on diagnosing diseases in elderly patients, handling elderly patients, and studying oral tissues and prosthetic devices suitable for each case of geriatric dentistry.
  82. Removable Partial Dentures: This course focuses on the study of removable partial metal dentures, methods of sterilization, tools used in their fabrication, and their classification according to the Kennedy classification. It also covers the necessary steps to complete the partial denture in the laboratory and the educational aspects related to patients with this type of prosthesis.
  83. Maxillofacial and Facial Prosthetics: In this course, students study cleft lip and palate surgery, orthognathic surgery, complex maxillofacial fractures, lower jaw fractures, facial nerve paralysis, salivary gland surgery, benign and malignant tumors, temporomandibular joint surgery, medications, bone lengthening in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
  84. Specialized English Language 1: This course aims to train students to obtain essential information that helps them understand the materials taught in English. It covers important grammatical rules, the use of common medical abbreviations, and familiarizes students with medical prefixes and suffixes used in the medical field. Additionally, it enhances students’ listening skills and encourages them to interact with scientific medical texts.
  85. Specialized English Language 2: This course introduces students to specialized anatomical terminology for students and professionals in the medical field. It explains some medical terms that serve students during their studies, familiarizes them with types of medical terminology, and their applications. Students will also become acquainted with common medical abbreviations used in hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
  86. Conservative Dentistry (Part 3): In this course, students study conservative treatments and the use of liners, as well as base materials and cosmetic considerations in conservative dentistry. It covers resin composite restorations with light-cured polymerization, glass ionomer cement, restorations, and tissues around the tooth.
  87. Modern Techniques in Dentistry: This course aims to study the best and most recent devices and software used in the field of dental and medical sciences, along with how these devices work, how to maintain them, and the materials used in applying these techniques.
  88. Removable Dentures (Part 4) (Overdentures): This course aims to familiarize students with the sequential stages of making complete removable dentures and involves clinical study of various medical cases and their fabrication.
  89. Periodontal Diseases and Peri-Implant Tissues (Part 2): In this course, students study regenerative periodontal surgery, laser applications in peri-implant treatments, mucogingival surgeries, oral care for dental implants, orthodontics and its relationship with peri-implant tissues, dentures and their relationship with peri-implant tissues, root sensitivity management, common peri-implant lesions, systemic general diseases and their relationship with peri-implant tissues.
  90. Dental Implants: This course provides an introduction to the field of dental implantology, including a comprehensive overview of the history of dental implants. It covers anatomical considerations in dental implantology, implant contraindications, and pre-implant surgery. Students will also learn about bone integration, implant surgery procedures, and loading dental implants.
  91. Pathological Anatomy: In this course, students study pathological anatomy related to various changes, disorders, and diseases affecting the oral cavity and its surroundings. It serves as a bridge between basic and clinical sciences. By the end of the course, students should be able to perform microscopic diagnosis of various pathological conditions affecting the oral cavity, aiding in the selection of appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  92. Oral Surgery: Students will acquire knowledge about the instruments used in tooth extraction, how to use them, different local anesthesia techniques, and the procedures for simple tooth extractions, both anterior and posterior teeth on both sides. They will also learn about principles of surgical tooth extraction, including complex surgical extraction and the instruments used, and the principles of impacted tooth extraction for both upper and lower jaws.
  93. Maxillofacial Surgery: In this course, students will become familiar with clinical and radiological diagnostic methods for injuries and tumors affecting the mouth, face, and jaws. They will also learn about the technique of obtaining biopsies in cases of tumors and the diagnostic approach to facial and jaw injuries.
  94. Conservative Dentistry (Part 4): This course continues to educate students on practical methods for the treatment of dental pulp conditions in all types of teeth. It differentiates between anterior and posterior teeth in terms of the number of roots and canals, along with their management. Students will gain proficiency in handling endodontic instruments, using irrigation solutions for cleaning, and developing appropriate diagnoses and treatment plans for various cases.