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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:
- collect and analyse data regarding an individuals stomatological apparatus using a clinical and an overall point of view, while taking socio-cultural factors into consideration;
- interpret the data using their basic knowledge, physiopathology, and the pathologies related to the stomatological and systemic apparatuses;
- develop the ability to communicate with patients and their family members in a clear, humane way;
- develop the ability to organise teamwork, communicate with and manage human resources.
In addition, it will be essential that graduates have increased:
- 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;
- their knowledge of those biological and behavioural sciences that modern techniques of oral health maintenance are based on;
- 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:
- those competences in applied computer science and statistics that are necessary in order to carry out continuing professional development;
- adequate knowledge of the principles of diagnostic images and of the clinical use of ionising radiation and its safe application.