jump to contents

.

Home »Higher Education »Classes of degrees: learning outcomes »Dentistry and orthodontics »

Study in Italy
Italian higher education for international students
italiano  italiano  italiano  italiano  italiano 


Dentistry and orthodontics

Graduates of this second degree course must acquireessential theoretical knowledge of the basic sciences so that it may be appliedprofessionally.

They must also be able to:

  1. collect and analyse data regarding an individual’s stomatological apparatus using a clinical and an overall point of view, while taking socio-cultural factors into consideration;
  2. interpret the data using their basic knowledge, physiopathology, and the pathologies related to the stomatological and systemic apparatuses;
  3. develop the ability to communicate with patients and their family members in a clear, humane way;
  4. develop the ability to organise teamwork, communicate with and manage human resources.

In addition, it will be essential that graduates have increased:

  1. their basic knowledge of biology and physiology so that they may understand, both quantitatively and qualitatively, biological and physiological phenomena, and the principles of molecular biological processes;
  2. their knowledge of those biological and behavioural sciences that modern techniques of oral health maintenance are based on;
  3. their awareness of the dental ethics concerning the treatment of a patient as both an individual and as a member of his/ her community.

Finally, graduates must have developed:

  1. those competences in applied computer science and statistics that are necessary in order to carry out continuing professional development;
  2. adequate knowledge of the principles of diagnostic images and of the clinical use of ionising radiation and its safe application.