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Bachelor of Dental Surgery

The Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree Program mission stem from the mission of the City University College of Ajman.

Mission

Provide a Bachelor of Dental Surgery educational program in the UAE, initiate and develop basic and clinical research and offer high quality care to meet the needs and requirements of the region. The program aims to prepare highly qualified graduates in general dentistry to deliver compassionate and ethical oro-facial health care service.

Program Goals

The Bachelor of Dental Surgery program aims to:

  • Educate and train a new generation of competent dental surgeons, who will be able to provide high quality comprehensive oral healthcare with emphasis on prevention
  • Emphasize on the prevention and early detection of oral and dental diseases as an integral part of the curriculum
  • Provide educational experiences for students using a comprehensive patient care model
  • Provide community dentistry services that meet world-class standards
  • Establish national recognition in term of academia by the concerned authorities and the public

Program Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the program students should be able to:

Knowledge

  • Express coherent knowledge, capabilities and limitations of specialization areas in dentistry.
  • Describe the importance of prevention, treatment and management of oral and dental diseases.
  • Use the factual and theoretical knowledge in basic medical and dental sciences and allied sciences to gather information from
  • patient as part of history taking and patient examination in order to decide appropriate investigation and decide a suitable course of
  • treatment within the scope of a general dental practice.
  • Identify the integration and importance of the basic medical and allied sciences such as psychology and behavioral sciences to dentistry.
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of the fundamental concepts, theories and principles in research projects and protocols complying with ethical principles.

 

Skill

  • Demonstrate effective technical and analytical skills using evidentiary and procedural based processes to perform appropriate dental procedures independently and safely in a general dental practice setting.
  • Practice promotion of oral health and prevention of related disorders.
  • Demonstrate highly developed communication skills to explain or critique complex and unpredictable matters related to oral health and disease.
  • Demonstrate accurate record keeping and how to source and analyze information relevant to effective clinical practice.
  • Practice ethical, professional and legal responsibilities and display appropriate attitudes and behavior.
  • Evaluate, select and apply appropriate methods of clinical research in relation to oral health and disease.

 

Competence

Autonomy and Responsibility

  • Show responsibility and independent technical and clinical decision-making to evaluate and manage complex and unpredictable clinical work appropriate to a primary care practice.
  • Illustrate adherence to current best practice methods in a mature manner.

 

Role in Context

  • Recognize the importance of appropriate leadership roles, manage and take accountability of the team involved in patient care.
  • Demonstrate responsibility and supervise the professional activity and mentoring of allied dental health personnel.

 

Self-development

  • Engage in self-evaluation and professional development apt for general dental practice or towards specific specialization.
  • Value professional ethics, positive criticism and feedback, and engage in a life-long learning.

Study Plan

Course Code Course Name L/C Lb/T Cr/H Prerequisite
First Year / First Semester
ACS 101 Communication Skills in English Language 3 3 ———–
CIS 101 Computer Applications 3 3 ———–
DDS 101 Physics (Dentistry) * 2 2 ———–
DDS 110 English for Special Purposes (Dentistry) 3 3 ———–
DDS 111 Integrated Biological Sciences I * 2 2 3 ———–
DDS 112 Histology & Cell Biology * 2 2 3 ———–
DDS 126 General Chemistry (Dentistry) * 1 2 2 ———–
Total 16 6 19
First Year / Second Semester
REL 201 Islamic Studies 3 3 ———–
STE 201 Statistics 3 3 CIS 101
DDS 119 Biochemistry (Dentistry) * 3 2 4 DDS 126
DDS 121 Integrated Biological Sciences II * 3 2 4 DDS 111
DDS 122 Oral Histology * 3 2 4 DDS 112
DDS 123 Head & Neck Anatomy I * 2 2 3 DDS 111
Total 17 8 21

 

*This is a foundational course for the DDS program. Every dental student must pass this course (theoretical and practical) before proceeding to the clinical component of the degree program.
Lb/T: 2 practical hours = 1 credit hour

 

Second Year / First Semester
HUM 101 Critical Thinking 3 3 ———–
RME 301 Research Methods 3 3 STE 201
DDS 210 Psychology & Behavioral Sciences 2 2 ———–
DDS 213 Biomaterials * 2 2 DDS 101
DDS 214 Microbiology & Immunology * 2 2 3 ———–
DDS 215 Pathology * 2 1 2 DDS 112
DDS 223 Head & Neck Anatomy II * 2 2 3 DDS 123
DDS 239 Pharmacology I (Dentistry) * 2 2 DDS 121
Total 18 5 20
Second Year / Second Semester
DDS 220 Introduction to Oral & Dental Diseases * 2 2 3 DDS 215
DDS 221 Oral Radiology I * 2 2 3 DDS 101, DDS 123
DDS 222 Dental Anatomy & Occlusion * 3 2 4 DDS 123
DDS 226 General Medicine & Infectious Diseases * 3 2 4 DDS 214, DDS 215
DDS 227 General Surgery & ENT * 2 2 3 DDS 123, DDS 215
DDS 228 Infection Control * 1 1 DDS 214
DDS 240 Pharmacology II (Dentistry) * 2 2 DDS 239
Total 15 10 20

 

* This is a foundational course for the DDS program. Every dental student must pass this course (theoretical and practical) before proceeding to the clinical component of the degree program.
Lb/T: 2 practical hours = 1 credit hour.
Any course with less than 2 contact (practical) hours, those hours will not be considered in the calculation of the total credit hours of the course.

 

Third Year / First Semester
DDS 311 Preventive Dentistry & Nutrition 3 2** 4 DDS 226, DDS 221
DDS 312 Pre-Clinical Pediatric Dentistry I * 2 2 DDS 221
DDS 313 Pre-Clinical Oral Surgery I & Pain Control * 2 2 2 DDS 240, DDS 214, DDS 227
DDS 314 Oral Pathology I * 2 2** 3 DDS 215, DDS 220
DDS 315 Pre-Clinical Operative Dentistry I * 2 3 3 DDS 213, DDS 222
DDS 316 Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics I * 2 6 4 DDS 213, DDS 222
DDS 317 Pre-Clinical Endodontics I * 1 3 2 DDS 213, DDS 222
DDS 318 Pre-Clinical Periodontics I * 1 1 1 DDS 122
Total 15 19 21
Third Year / Second Semester
DDS 320 Four Handed Dentistry 1 1 DDS 214
DDS 321 Pre-Clinical Orthodontics * 1 3 2 DDS 122, DDS 222
DDS 322 Pre-Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II * 1 3 2 DDS 312
DDS 323 Pre-Clinical Oral Surgery II 3 3 DDS 226, DDS 313
DDS 324 Oral Pathology II** 2 2 3 DDS 314
DDS 325 Pre-Clinical Operative Dentistry II * 2 3 3 DDS 315
DDS 326 Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics II * 2 3 3 DDS 315, DDS 316
DDS 327 Pre-Clinical Endodontics II * 1 3 2 DDS 317
DDS 328 Pre-Clinical Periodontics II * 1 3 2 DDS 318
Total 14 20 21

 

*This is a foundational course for the DDS program. Every dental student must pass this course before proceeding to the clinical component of the degree program.
Lb/T= 3 Pre-Clinical Training Hours = 1 credit hour.
Any pre-clinical course with less than 3 contact (practical) hours, those hours will not be considered in the calculation of the total credit hours of the course.
** Two (02) Practical Hours = 1 Credit Hour

 

Fourth Year / First Semester
DDS 410 Oral Diagnosis / Oral Medicine 2 4* 3 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
DDS 411 Oral Radiology II 1 2** 2 DDS 221
DDS 412 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry I 1 4* 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
DDS 413 Clinical Orthodontics I 1 4* 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
DDS 415 Clinical Operative Dentistry I 1 4* 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
DDS 416 Clinical Prosthodontics I 1 4* 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
DDS 417 Clinical Endodontics I 1 4* 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
DDS 418 Clinical Periodontics I 1 4* 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
DDS 419 Clinical Oral Surgery I 1 4* 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
DDS 511 Treatment Planning & Seminars 2 2 DDS 324
Total 12 34 21
Fourth Year / Second Semester
DDS 422 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II 1 4* 2 DDS 412
DDS 423 Clinical Orthodontics II 1 4* 2 DDS 413
DDS 425 Clinical Operative Dentistry II 1 4* 2 DDS 415
DDS 426 Clinical Prosthodontics II 1 4* 2 DDS 416
DDS 427 Clinical Endodontics II 1 4* 2 DDS 417
DDS 428 Clinical Periodontics II 1 4* 2 DDS 418
DDS 429 Clinical Oral Surgery II 1 4* 2 DDS 419
DDS 512 Applied Biostatistics 2 2 STE 201
Total 9 28 16

 

*Cl/T: Four (04) Clinical Training Hours=1 Credit Hour
Any clinical course with less than 4 contact (practical) hours, those hours will not be considered in the calculation of the total credit hours of the course.
** Two (02) Practical Hours = 1 Credit Hour

 

In-Campus Clinical Training Program

Held at the end of the eighth semester.

 

End of Eight Semester
DDS 435 Internal Clinical Training Fourth Year 20 2 All Clinical Courses
Total 20 2
Fifth Year / First Semester
BUS 204 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3 3 60 credit hours of completed coursework
DDS 510 Ethics 1 1 ————-
DDS 513 Geriatric Dentistry 1 1 All Clinical  Courses
DDS 515 Emergency Dental Care 1 4* 2 All Clinical Courses
DDS 518 Implantology 1 1* 1 All Clinical  Courses
DDS 519 Clinical Dentistry I 24* 6 All Clinical  Courses
Total 7 29 14
Fifth Year / Second Semester
ENV 201 Environmental science 3 3 ————-
DDS 522 Research Project 1 1 DDS 510
DDS 523 Practice Management 1 1 ———–
DDS 524 Equipment Maintenance 1 1* 1 ———–
DDS 526 Hospital Dentistry 8* 2 DDS 515
DDS 529 Clinical Dentistry II 2 28* 9 DDS 519, DDS 511
Total 8 37 17

 

*Cl/T: Four (04) Clinical Training Hours=1 Credit Hour.
Any clinical course with less than 4 contact (practical) hours, those hours will not be considered in the calculation of the total credit hours of the course.

 

Internal Training Program

Held at the end of the tenth semester.

 

End of Tenth Semester
DDS 535 Internal Clinical Training Fifth Year 20 2 All Clinical Courses
Total 20 2

 

Course Description

General Education Courses
CIS 101 Computer Fundamentals
This course offers students exposure to basic personal computer operation and commonly-used programs. Included is familiarization with and practical use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, database, network, and internet software.
ACS 101 Communication Skills in English
 Communication Skills in English

The course discusses fundamentals of communication in Arabic with regard to its significance, components and goals. The course aims at developing the skills of listening; speaking, reading and writing which students need for their professional and social life. Throughout the course, participants discuss and analyze a variety of literary and scientific texts.

STE 201 Statistics
This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts of statistical analysis. Students will learn how to apply statistical tools for the collection, presentation, description, analysis and interpretation. Topics covered include variables, levels of measurements, basic survey design, descriptive measures, probability analysis, sampling, correlation, and regression analysis. The course includes theoretical and practical lectures.
REL 201 Islamic Studies
The Islamic Studies course introduces Islam in a manner that the students can relate it to their life and the society at large. The pillars of Eeman and Islam are taught with a view to explain what Islam stands for as a code of life. The culture of Islam is explained in detail in a comparative way with the other cultures. The course begins with the basics of Islam. The main teachings of Islam are imparted with a modern outlook, relating it to the current world and its challenges. It shows the great role of Islamic civilization on humanity. The course is taught with a view to provide solutions to the existing problems in the light of Islam.
BUS 204 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
In this course, students explore the key theories and research on entrepreneurship and innovation, and then examine their application in the broader and contemporary context. This includes corporate and public services, emerging technologies and economies, sustainability and development, and creating and capturing value from entrepreneurship and innovation. Readings, case studies, and discussions help organize the course material with clear and essential links between entrepreneurship and innovation. Finally, students will develop a comprehensive business plan.
ENV 201 Environmental Science
This interdisciplinary approach to our world emphasizes the history of environmental concerns, species interaction (both with each other and their environment), air, water, soil and biological resources, population dynamics, toxicology, energy sources, land use management, and other related topics. Basic principles of science are incorporated throughout the course.
HUM 101 Critical Thinking
This course explores the process of thinking critically and helps students think more clearly, insightfully, and effectively. Relevant examples drawn from student experiences and contemporary situations help students develop the abilities to solve problems, analyze issues, and make informed decisions in their academic, career, and personal lives. The course includes substantive readings, structured writing assignments, and ongoing discussions designed to help students develop language skills while fostering sophisticated thinking abilities.
RME 301 Research Methods
The course is designed to introduce research process where students learn to understand the problems and formulate research questions and hypotheses. Students gain insight into choosing the right research design, construction of research instruments, sampling, both qualitative and quantitative data collection, data analysis and report presentation.

 

DDS Courses
DDS 101 Physics (Dentistry)
The course is designed to cover the basic concepts in most branches of classical mechanics, electricity and thermodynamics as well as some of modern physics concepts applicable to x-ray, lasers and radioactivity. Finally, x-ray, lasers, radioactivity and applications of these concepts in dentistry will also be covered.
DDS 110 English for Special Purposes (Dentistry)
This course aims at preparing students of the Dentistry School to cope with the kind of English needed in the real life situations and field of specializations in the future. It enables the students to practice the four skills. The course develops the students’ competence through using the language resource room, CD ROMs, the internet and some other audio-visual facilities.
DDS 111s Integrated Biological Sciences I
This course deals with the study of two complementary branches of biology, human anatomy and human physiology which provide the basic concepts helping dental students understand how the human body is developed, the way it is built up and how it works. Objectives of this course are to develop the foundational knowledge and basic concepts necessary to independently perform the diagnostic and clinical skills.
DDS 112 Histology & Cell Biology
This course provides students with general knowledge about the cell and various cellular organelles, and the characteristic structure of each organelle that enable it to perform essential functions within the cell. The students are also provided with wide knowledge concerning the morphological features of the four primary tissues and recognize their roles in forming organs. A basic knowledge of cell division, general embryology and genetics integrates the above information.
DDS 126 General Chemistry (Dentistry)
This course presents the fundamentals of certain topics in general chemistry. It includes two major parts: Part I is the general part, and Part II is the organic part.The general part will introduce the student to basic aspects of general chemistry, i.e. the atomic structures, electronic configuration, periodic table of elements, chemistry of metals, and the fundamentals of chemical bonds and chemical reactions.
DDS 119 Biochemistry (Dentistry)
The course is designed to provide a comprehensive survey of the major topics in biochemistry. It explores how the structure of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and vitamins relates to their function. Metabolism and energy production as well as biosynthesis of small and macromolecules are discussed. Special topics such as Calcium metabolism, bone mineralization, and Dental caries are included.
DDS 121 Integrated Biological Sciences II
This course is intended to help the dental students to understand the basic concepts of Anatomy & Physiology simultaneously, with emphasis on topics related to the dental practice. The course covers the study of the main body systems with great emphasis on the applied & the practical aspects. The teaching tools include CD presentations, Power points presentations, videotapes & Internet explorations.
DDS 122 Oral Histology
This course describes in details the development and structure of the oral cavity and teeth. Students are provided with the basic concepts of oro-facial development and structures. The microscopic, histological and ultra-structural organizations of soft and hard oral tissues are studied in details. A considerable knowledge of functional and clinical correlation is also stressed.
DDS 123 Head & Neck Anatomy I
The course is intended to help the dental student to study & understand the basic terms & facts about the gross anatomy of the head region of human body. The course includes the study of the detailed structures of the skull, the head its nerve and blood supply. Also, the course includes full descriptions of the various muscles & glands of the face, orbit, nasal cavity, oral cavity, floor of the mouth, palate & tongue. In general, the course will provide the dental student with the fundamental detailed structures of the skull & head as related to dental practice.
DDS 210 Psychology & Behavioral Sciences
This course aims at providing dentistry students with an insight of psychology, and helps them to observe, evaluate and explain the behavior of people in relation to oral/dental health care in particular. The students are provided with information regarding basic psychological concepts, psychological disturbances and disorders, management techniques and their application specifically in the field of dentistry and healthcare. It is designed to be helpful to dental students by providing them an understanding of the people (patients and dental team members) they will come across in their dental practice/career. This will allow them to better understand the feelings and thoughts of their patients and help them relax and be comfortable during dental treatments.
DDS 213 Biomaterials
The course is designed to introduce students to the different types and classification of materials used in dentistry, and provide students with knowledge of their physical, chemical, and biological properties. It emphasizes on employment of concepts in modern materials science to solve dental problems.
DDS 214 Microbiology & Immunology
Oral microbiological environment is a key determinant in caries formation, periodontal diseases and other oral health issues. Microbiology is the study of microorganisms including bacteria, fungi and viruses, with emphasis on applications relevant to the study of dentistry.This course is designed to introduce the students to the world of microbes exemplified by prokaryotes, eukaryotes and the unique properties of the viruses. The course covers aspects of medical organisms that can inflict damages to human health in general, with a focus on Dental caries, Periodontal diseases and salivary gland infections. It also covers the basic concepts of immunology.

The above mentioned topics gives the students enough background of microbiology to prepare them with other disciplines to become professional dentists competent to work in hospitals and private clinics.

DDS 215 Pathology
This course covers the fundamentals of the basic disease process in the body. Students are provided with gross, microscopic & biochemical features of different pathological conditions. Objectives of this course are to study and understand different pathogenic processes in details in order to establish a sound foundation for clinical practice in dentistry. Teaching tools include power point plus projection, practical lessons with CD presentations & internet explorations.
MDDS 223 Head & Neck Anatomy II
The course deals with the description of the neck region and also includs brain & spinal cord. The main elements are the nerves & vessels, lymphatic drainage, fascial spaces and muscles of neck, the pharynx and larynx with special reference to the anatomical basis of the management of upper airway obstruction and related radiology. Further it provides the relevant details of pain physiology, brain, spinal cord their development and cranial nerves function and test. In general the course will provide the basis to the dental practice involving the anatomical structures.
DDS 239 Pharmacology I (Dentistry)
This course will introduce the general aspects of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Students will also learn basic pharmacotherapy for relevant disorders of cardiovascular system, CNS, endocrine system, gastrointestinal system, including asthma and drugs of abuse that are pertinent to practice of dentistry.
DDS 220 Introduction to Oral & Dental Diseases
This is an introduction to profession of dentistry. This course provides students with knowledge and understanding of oral and dental diseases, their etiology, pathogenesis and different stages of these lesions and their clinical manifestations.
DDS 221 Oral Radiology I
This course discusses the basic principles of X-ray production, the biological effects of ionizing radiation and radiation safety. This course demonstrates the intraoral radiographic techniques and prepare the students learn to take intraoral radiographs. Objectives of this course are to develop the fundamental knowledge of x ray production and skill to independently perform the radiographs and interpretation of normal intraoral radiographic anatomy.
DDS 222 Dental Anatomy & Occlusion
This course deals with nomenclature as related to the morphology of the natural dentition. It includes theory related to the morphology of the deciduous & permanent teeth in the human dentition & features related to the normal occlusion. Laboratory exercises include wax-adding & carving to build up the crowns of permanent teeth, analyze occlusal patterns and correct occlusal disharmonies. Its significance is integrated with dental treatment in Operative Dentistry, Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Orthodontics.The study of occlusion as part of this course involves the whole masticatory system. It also includes the static relationship of teeth as well as the functional inter-relationship between teeth, periodontal tissues, jaws, temporomandibular joints (TMJ) muscles and nervous system. It also discusses the classification of the types of TMD and provides examples of Para functional movements.
DDS 226 General Medicine & Infectious Diseases
This comprehensive course covers topics specific to the medical field, with interest to medically compromised patient as related to dental care. Students are provided with basic concept of general medical & infectious diseases. Teaching tools include: power point plus projection, practical lessons with CD presentations & internet explorations.
DDS 227 General Surgery & ENT
The course is intended to help dental students to study & understand the basic principles of surgery & ENT in relation to Dentistry and Oral and maxillofacial Surgery. The course includes the knowledge of the theoretical & practical approaches to the assessment of surgical and how to perform an effective risk assessment preoperatively based on the information obtained from case history, clinical examination, investigations in relation to the anesthetic potential risks and also the invasiveness of the planned surgery. Also, the student will identify the pathology of tumors, cysts, fistulae, sinuses & ulcer in head and neck region. Information about trauma, tissue repairs & preoperative management of inpatients like administered fluids, water balance monitoring and indications and possible complications of blood transfusion are also included within the course. In addition, the student will study the various common diseases of the ear, nose, Para nasal sinuses & pharynx. Finally, the students will learn the common postoperative complications seen in surgical patient wither due to anesthesia, the surgical intervention or those initiated or aggravated by the existing morbid conditions of surgical patients.
DDS 228 Infection Control
This course explains the different ways of transmission of infectious diseases and emphasis on the immunization of all oral health care providers. The course describes the sterilization methods in dental practice, application of protective barriers, personal protective equipment and infection control during all clinical dental procedures.
DDS 240 Pharmacology II (Dentistry)
This course is designed to teach the students the various drugs used to control the pain and anxiety of dental patients as well as those used for treatment of different oral conditions. A special emphasis is made on the clinical indications, dosage, potential side effects and drug-interactions. The course will also highlight the importance of standard practice in prescription writing to ensure both effectiveness of the treatment and patient safety.
DDS 311 Preventive Dentistry & Nutrition
The preventive dentistry course introduces the student to the principles and methods of prevention including information on etiology of dental caries, periodontal diseases and methods of preventing and controlling dental diseases through a preventive treatment plan and health education programs. In addition, this course provides the students with a basic knowledge of the essential nutrient materials in both health and disease, and discuss the role of the nutrition on the development, prevention and treatment of the oral and dental diseases.
DDS 312 Pre-Clinical Pediatric Dentistry I
This course introduces pediatric dentistry as an essential branch of dentistry related to child patients mainly focusing on the development and growth of oral/facial structures of children and recognizing the chronology of primary and permanent dentition. Different types of dental anomalies have been described with their genetic aspects. Child abuse and neglect are discussed in relation to pediatric dentistry. Psychological management, examination, diagnosis and treatment planning of child patient are introduced.
DDS 313 Pre-Clinical Oral Surgery I & Pain Control
This preclinical course introduces the student to oral surgery and prepares him/her for clinical experience with dentoalveolar surgery. The student will learn to assess the patient, diagnose and treat basic oral surgical problems encountered in general practice. In addition to this, the goal of this course is to learn the pharmacology and toxicology of dental local anesthetic drugs and the proper techniques for their administration during dental extraction and related procedures.
DDS 314 Oral Pathology I
This course deals with the understanding of the basic disease processes affecting the head & neck regions. The etio-pathogenesis, clinical features &histopathologic features of developmental disorders, non-odontogenic&odontogenic lesions, cysts & infections related to the teeth, their supporting structures, jaw bones & soft tissues in & around the oral cavity will be dealt with. It also includes the oral manifestations of systemic diseases, the differential diagnosis & prognosis of various pathologies.
DDS 315 Pre-Clinical Operative Dentistry I
The main components of this course are the principles of cavity preparation for the currently available restorations according to their physical and manipulative characteristics and the steps of cavity restorations. Amalgam restorative materials is the main emphasis in the practical part of this semester.
DDS 316 Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics I
This is a dental technology course consist of lectures and pre-clinical laboratory practical sessions. Terminology, nomenclature, theories, principles, concepts and basic techniques necessary for the construction of complete denture service will be presented. The course is designed to prepare the student to understand the biological, esthetic and mechanical aspects of complete dentures treatments.Correlation of basic science concepts as related to mechanical and clinical conditions will be stressed.
DDS 317 Pre-Clinical Endodontics I
The theoretical part covers topics which include an introduction to the subject, anatomy and morphology of the root canal system, access cavity preparation, cleaning and shaping of the root canal systems and it lays emphasis on possessing thorough knowledge of the various endodontic instruments. The pre-clinical practical component focuses on the treatment of anterior and premolar teeth. This prepares and enables students to be competent in treatment of clinical endodontic cases in the next year.
DDS 318 Pre-Clinical Periodontics I
This course describes in details the anatomy of periodontium and associated structures. Students are provided with the basic concepts of periodontal health. The microscopic, histological and ultra-structural organizations of soft and hard oral tissues are studied in detail. Basic knowledge of functional and clinical correlation is also stressed.
DDS 320 Four Handed Dentistry
This course describes the concept and advantages of four handed dentistry. It describes the ergonomic position for the patient, dental assistant and doctor and explains the responsibilities of the dental assistant during clinical dental work. The course also describes the ergonomic arrangement of dental clinic.
DDS 321 Pre-Clinical Orthodontics
The course will introduce the third-year dental student to the fundamentals of orthodontics, including topics on the concepts of growth and development of the craniofacial structures, etiology of orthodontic problems, biological basis of orthodontic therapy, and clinical features of different malocclusions.This course is also designed to give the student a basic understanding of the skills required to fabricate removable orthodontic appliances that are typically indicated for limited tooth movement and retention in interceptive orthodontics.
DDS 322 Pre-Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II
This course discusses radiographic as well as local anesthetic techniques used for child patient which needs specific modifications. Management and treatment of dental caries with different types of cavity preparations have been discussed. Also it describes vital and non –vital pulp therapy for primary teeth which considered an important issue in restoration and prevention of primary teeth extraction, on the other hand in case of loosing the primary teeth it is necessary to plan arch space analysis and construction of space maintainer to prevent space loss.
DDS 323 Pre-Clinical Oral Surgery II
The purpose of this course is to prepare the student to recognize advanced oral and maxillofacial surgery problems. Upon the completion of this course, the student will be able to formulate diagnosis and treatment plans in order to provide surgical care within the context of a patient-centered system of care delivery. In addition, this course will promote surgical principles and techniques to correct the pathologic conditions mentioned here.
DDS 324 Oral Pathology II
This course is a continuation of Oral Pathology I. Students will continue learning the etio-pathogenesis, histopathologic features of benign and malignant pathological lesions related to the oral cavity. The oral manifestations of physical & chemical injuries to the oral tissues will also be detailed.
DDS 325 Pre-Clinical Operative Dentistry II
This course consists of two main components, the principle of cavity preparations for the currently available restorations and their physical and manipulative characteristics and cavity restorations. Composite restorative materials is the main emphasis in the practical part of this semester, in addition to indirect restorations The restorative department during the two semesters of the third year provides them.
DDS 326 Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics II
This course provides both didactic and practical sessions in fixed partial prosthodontics. Students will be introduced to the dental skills laboratory (Phantom head or the simulator). Lectures cover all the procedures of teeth preparation for fixed restorations, and the use of equipment and instrument needed for the construction of all types of fixed prosthodontics. More emphasis will be directed to the principles of tooth preparation.
DDS 327 Pre-Clinical Endodontics II
The theoretical part covers topics which include root can obturation, endodontic microbiology, endodontic mishaps management, pulp and periapical pathology, diagnosis and diagnostic procedures. The pre-clinical lab/practical component focuses on performing endodontic procedures on molars. This prepares the students to perform basic endodontic procedures prior to entering the clinics in next year.
DDS 328 Pre-Clinical Periodontics II
In this course lectures and practical training are given to students to expose them to immune response (host response) and periodontal pathogenesis. A complete spectrum of periodontal lesions and their pathogenecity, plaque control, trauma from occlusion, food impaction and halitosis are to be stressed.
DDS 410 Oral Diagnosis / Oral Medicine
This course describes in details the art of history taking, examination, investigation of oro-facial lesions and interpretation of the results of investigations. The course also will help the students to learn etiopathogenesis of local disease processes in oro-facial area along with oral manifestation of systemic diseases affecting the oral mucosa. Students are provided with the basic concept of oral manifestation of psychiatric diseases and their management.
DDS 411 Oral Radiology II
The course deals with the acquisition and interpretation of radiographic imaging studies performed for diagnosis of conditions affecting the oral and maxillofacial region and assist in treatment planning.
DDS 412 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry I
This course will reinforce basic knowledge developed during third year preclinical course, and facilitate continued development as the student performs routine pediatric dentistry procedures commonly employed in general dental practice. This course will also provide the fourth year dental student with a defining clinical experience that will include: diagnosis, prevention and treatment of the different pathological conditions in pediatric patients; classification, diagnosis and management of different traumatic injuries of oral & dental structures in primary and permanent teeth. Objectives of this course are to develop the foundational knowledge, skills and values necessary to independently perform diagnostic and clinical skills and participate safely in the care of pediatric patients.
DDS 413 Clinical Orthodontics I
This course introduces the dental student to the practice of orthodontics. The primary goal of this experience is to reinforce didactic concepts taught in the third year and build upon them in a manner that will better prepare the student to recognize, communicate and manage orthodontic problems in the general dentistry setting. In this manner, the student will be able to make proper diagnosis and differential diagnosis of patients of all ages, plan and execute the treatment of selected uncomplicated malocclusion cases.
DDS 415 Clinical Operative Dentistry I
The course of operative dentistry consists of the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and prognosis of the diseases and injuries inflicted upon the teeth. Also includes the study of basic concepts of restoration relation to oral and dental tissues and the various restorative materials. The curriculum includes both didactic and clinical components over a period of two semesters, and involves a clinical training program. The clinical training program for two semesters involves a clinical application of principles and skills acquired, based on a comprehensive approach in the oral health care.
DDS 416 Clinical Prosthodontics I
This course consists of two main components, complete denture, and removable partial denture prosthodontics. Prosthodontic treatment planning principles are provided in lectures and the group seminars. The didactic component focuses on planning and integrating removable prosthodontic interventions within a continuum of comprehensive patient care. The clinical instructors will ensure that the knowledge acquired in the preclinical years of studying is towards evidence-based decision making regarding prosthodontic management of patients partially and completely edentulous jaws. The course will be presented in lectures and clinical sessions, the lectures cover various clinical techniques, the manipulation of dental materials, and how to use dental instruments and equipment.
DDS 417 Clinical Endodontics I
This Course aims to enable the students to diagnose the need for endodontic therapy. Previous endodontic courses presented a biologic foundation relating to endodontic clinical diagnosis. Students are provided with the basic concepts of diagnosis and treatment planning including medically compromised patients. Advanced endodontic techniques and/ or treatment modalities for the following conditions are also discussed: Endodontic retreatment, Apexification and apexogenesis, Internal and external resorption, traumatic injuries to teeth.
DDS 418 Clinical Periodontics I
This Course aims to enable the students to gain knowledge and experience in endodontic treatment. Students are provided with the techniques used to determine success or failure of Endodontic treatment and the indication and contraindication of endodontic surgery, describing procedures and materials. Advanced endodontic techniques and/ or treatment modalities for the following conditions are also discussed: single visit root canal therapy, bleaching of discolored teeth, restoring endodontically treated teeth and relationship of orthodontic treatment, periodontal lesion to endodontic treatment.
DDS 419 Clinical Oral Surgery I
This course will reinforce basic knowledge developed during third year preclinical course, and facilitate continued development as the student performs routine oral surgery procedures commonly employed in general dental practice. This course serves as a defining clinical experience for the dental students by providing them with the opportunity to participate in the evaluation and management of surgical patients such as with intraoral lesions, maxillary sinus and salivary gland pathologies to name a few. Objectives of this course are to develop the foundational knowledge, skills and values necessary to independently perform diagnostic and clinical skills and participate safely in the care of surgical patients.
DDS 511 Treatment Planning & Seminars
Problem Oriented Learning (POL) is an instructional strategy to help students acquire and integrate basic science, behavioral, and clinical knowledge in the context of solving a patient problem. POL is one of many instructional techniques used to teach problem solving.
Problem Oriented Learning course is designed to give the students the experience to apply lecture materials to life-like situations and allows the student to experience the process as seen in daily clinical practice. The POL patient case serves as a framework for a discussion, which allows students to:
– Recall what they already know (“brainstorming/hypothesizing”),
– Explain their reasoning,
– Identify the limit of their knowledge,
– Formulate specific questions to address that limit,
– Gather information, and Incorporate that information into their thinking.
DDS 422 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II
This course intends to inform and provide the dental student with sufficient knowledge on indications, techniques used in pharmacological methods of child’s management including sedation and GA in management of anxious children. This course will also provide the fourth year dental student the team approach for the management of cleft lip & palate child at the level of the undergraduate students, dental management of special health care need children. They are also taught interceptive orthodontic methods in a growing child. Child abuse and neglect are discussed in relation to pediatric dentistry.
DDS 423 Clinical Orthodontics II
This course is intended to complement the orthodontic lectures and the pre-doctoral orthodontic experience; it will provide for each student to briefly present a clinical case and to view a large number of clinical orthodontic cases and establish combination between orthodontic treatment and the other four dental specialitiespedodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and surgery.Multidisciplinary treatment approaches will be discussed in the lectures. Clinically, they will be discussed in the patient examination and diagnosis sessions.
DDS 425 Clinical Operative Dentistry II
The course of operative dentistry consists of the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of the diseases and injuries inflicted upon the teeth. It serves as a defining clinical experience for the dental students by providing them with the opportunity to participate in the evaluation and management of discolored, fractured and endodontically treated teeth. The curriculum includes both didactic and clinical components, and involves a clinical training program.The clinical training program involves a clinical application of principles and skills acquired, based on a comprehensive approach in the oral health care.
DDS 426 Clinical Prosthodontics II
The clinical fixed partial denture prosthodontics course consists of the theoretical part and the clinical training. The students should know how to do clinical examination, proper diagnosis and sound treatment plan. At the end of this course all students will be familiar with the best techniques of fixed partial dentures treatment, and will develop their manual dexterity in all clinical aspects for the construction of this type of prosthesis. Every student should complete all the requirements needed, recognize the importance of the preservation of the prepared teeth, periodontal tissues, and other soft tissues of the oral cavity while performing all types of restorations.
DDS 427 Clinical Endodontics II
This Course aims to enable the students to gain knowledge and experience in endodontic treatment. Students are provided with the techniques used to determine success or failure of Endodontic treatment and the indication and contraindication of endodontic surgery, describing procedures and materials. Advanced endodontic techniques and/ or treatment modalities for the following conditions are also discussed: single visit root canal therapy, bleaching of discolored teeth, restoring endodontically treated teeth and relationship of orthodontic treatment, periodontal lesion to endodontic treatment.
DDS 428 Clinical Periodontics II
This course consists of a didactic and clinical component. It will cover:
The treatment of different types of periodontal diseases. The interrelation between periodontics and related dental specialties.Introduction to the surgical approaches in the management of moderate to advanced periodontal diseases.
To distinguish acute and chronic (mild, moderate and advanced) form of periodontal diseases and management by non-surgical and surgical treatment.To expose the students to focus on objectives of periodontal therapy, treatment planning and techniques including pre-prosthetic, pre restorative, reconstructive surgery and knowledge necessary for advanced periodontal regeneration procedures.
DDS 429 Clinical Oral Surgery II
The purpose of Clinical Oral Surgery II is to prepare the student to recognize advanced oral and maxillofacial surgery problems that in most cases will require referral to an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Discussions will include diagnostic and treatment considerations relative to cases that require referral to an oral and maxillofacial surgeon as well as those that may be treated by the general dentist.
The course will also describe the characteristics and surgical management of the more common trauma, anomalies and malignancies of the oral & maxillofacial region.
DDS 512 Applied Biostatistics
This course provides the dental students with the necessary background of specific statistics relevant to the medical / dental fields in addition to adequate knowledge of study design in medical & dental research, enabling the dental student to critically evaluate and apply the appropriate statistics to dental and medical research.
DDS 435 Internal Clinical Training Fourth Year
This clinical course is in the summer semester of the fourth year of the dental curriculum. It is designed to provide students with clinical experience in the care of patients in the areas of Periodontics, Operative Dentistry, Endodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Surgery with a focus on comprehensive care and treatment planning. There is no theoretical component to this course. Students are assigned patients having various dental problems, and they have to formulate a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment planning, including patient and clinical management.
DDS 510 Ethics
Dental ethics is the systematic and critical study of morality as it pertains to the practice of dentistry. The course consists of 16 hours of classroom lecture and discussion. It is designed to heighten students’ awareness of the importance of ethical issues as they relate to dentistry. The curriculum provides students with an understanding of ethical principles, which have direct relevance to students’ training and future practice experience. It focuses on common ethical dilemmas found in the relationships between dentist and patient, between dentists themselves, and between dentist and society.
DDS 513 Geriatric Dentistry
This course focuses on issues and concerns related to the rapidly increasing elderly population. It also provides the student with an understanding of the aging process and the multidisciplinary needs of the older patient. Myths and stereotypes about aging and the aged, which exist and influence the provision of health care to the older population, will be discussed and expelled. It will provide the student with a framework of knowledge about the biological, psychological, sociological, behavioral and general medical aspects of aging from which treatment can be planned and provided appropriately. A multidisciplinary team of speakers will present approaches that will help the student in integrating dental training and practice with the management, diagnosis and treatment of the older patient.
DDS 515 Emergency Dental Care
This course provides a study of dental office emergencies with emphasis on prevention, prompt recognition and effective emergency care. Emphasis is also placed on etiology of common chronic oral diseases, treatment of specific dental emergencies and applicable assessment methods used in the prevention of emergencies related to the particular disease process. The course also deals with the use of emergency drugs and equipment.
DDS 518 Implantology
This course provides a study of dental office emergencies with emphasis on prevention, prompt recognition and effective emergency care. Emphasis is also placed on etiology of common chronic oral diseases, treatment of specific dental emergencies and applicable assessment methods used in the prevention of emergencies related to the particular disease process. The course also deals with the use of emergency drugs and equipment.
DDS 519 Clinical Dentistry I
The purpose of this course is to reinforce and refine patient management skills that students have been introduced to in the fourth year courses. It is designed to observe, evaluate, and subsequently assist students in understanding and practicing proper comprehensive patient care and management. This course focuses on refinement and integration of clinical skills. It does not contain any formal theoretical lecturing. Students are assigned in clinical blocks for patient care and treatment planning. These treatment plans and completed treatment are discussed, and are evaluated as to the rationale and sequences used. Taught by an interdisciplinary faculty, this course considers strategies and approaches for the integration of isolated dental procedures into an appropriately sequenced treatment plan for comprehensive patient care.
DDS 522 Research Project
The course is designed to enable the student to conduct a research project under the guidance of a teaching faculty. Students learn how to approach a research topic of interest, apply the basic principles of research design and to formulate the appropriate methodology and analysis for the research.
DDS 523 Practice Management
This course is designed to provide the senior dental student with a general introduction to the basic principles of dental practice management. Primary focus will be on developing an understanding of various management concepts, processes & its role in obtaining an effective overall management of dental practice. The topics focussed on include staff management, patient management, legal concepts and terminologies, office design, equipment placement, occupational hazard, appointments management, records management, dental insurance system, inventory and supply management.
DDS 524 Equipment Maintenance
This course focus on basic principles of various dental equipment, their operations and general preventive maintenance procedures. It also covers basic electrical theories and electrical safety precautions while dealing with dental equipment. Additionally, advances in dental equipment technologies will also be covered in this course. This course helps the students to build the required skills and confidence to perform routine maintenance and minor repairs without the help of Biomedical technicians/Engineers.
DDS 526 Hospital Dentistry
Fifth year students are assigned for six weeks to an affiliated hospital. During these rotations, students are assigned to hospitalized patients to reinforce principles of physical diagnosis for patients with severe medical problems, learn to request and answer consultations.
DDS 529 Clinical Dentistry II
This course is a continuation of Clinical Dentistry I, and does not contain any formal theoretical lecturing. Small group clinical discussions and demonstrations will be taken by the faculty. It is designed to provide students with more clinical experience in the care of patients with a focus on an advanced comprehensive care and treatment planning. Students are assigned in clinical blocks for patient care and treatment planning. All treatment options are discussed so that the student learns the fundamentals of good treatment planning and patient care. Taught by an interdisciplinary faculty, this course considers strategies and approaches for the integration of isolated dental procedures into an appropriately sequenced treatment plan for comprehensive patient care. The course mainly focuses on improving the quality of comprehensive care expected of a graduating student.
DDS 535 Internal Clinical Training Fifth Year
This clinical course is designed to provide students with clinical experience in the care of patients in the areas of Periodontics, Operative Dentistry, Endodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Surgery with a focus on comprehensive care and treatment planning. There is no theoretical component to this course. It reinforces and refines the student’s knowledge and skill required for the graduate level of clinical practice of dentistry. Students are assigned patients having various dental problems, and they have to formulate a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment planning, including patient and clinical management. Students are expected to perform comprehensive care at an advanced level from that of the previous summer semester.

Career Opportunities

Number of private clinics offering dental care has increased significantly since 2017, the table shows growing prominence of specializations for adult and pediatric care

 

SPECIALISATIONS PROPORTION
Dental consultation, checkup & follow-ups 22%
Prosthodontics 13%
Endodontics 6%
General practitioner treatments for dental issues 25%
Implants 1%
Oral surgery 7%
Orthodontics 1%
Paedodontics 10%
Periodontics 15%

Admission and Graduation Requirements

Admission Requirements

Students who desire to enroll in the program of Bachelor of Dental Surgery, must satisfy the following requirements:

  • A secondary school certificate (Science Major) or equivalent, with a minimum score of 80%.
  • A score of 80% or above in Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 500, or a minimum EMSAT score of 1100.
  • A valid certificate of cardiopulmonary resuscitation course (CPR), to be renewed every 2 years.
  • An interview.
  • A health Fitness Certificate.

 

Graduation Requirements

Students will be awarded the Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree upon fulfillment of the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of the required credit hours (194 Credit Hours), including the University requirement courses, with a
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) greater than or equal C (2.0 on a scale of 4.0).
  • Successful completion of the required clinical cases during the clinical phase, in addition to the mandatory two months internal clinical training during Summer sessions.
  • Submitting & defending a research project before an academic committee of the department.

Credit Hours

REQUIREMENTS CREDIT HOURS
General Education Requirements 24
DDS Requirements 170
Total 194

 

General Education Requirements (24 Credit Hours)
NO. COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR/H PREREQUISITE
1 ACS 101 Communication Skills in Arabic Lang 3 None
2 CIS 101 Computer Fundamentals 3 None
3 HUM 101 Critical Thinking 3 None
4 REL 201 Islamic Studies 3 None
5 ENV 201 Environmental Sciences 3 None
6 STE 201 Statistics 3 CIS 101
7 RME 301 Research Methods 3 STE 201
8 BUS 204 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3 60 credit hours of completed coursework
Total 24

 

DDS Course Requirements (170 Credit Hours)
NO. COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CR/H PREREQUISITE
1 DDS 101 Physics (Dentistry) 2 ———–
2 DDS 110 English for Special Purposes (Dentistry) 3 ———–
3 DDS 111 Integrated Biological Sciences I 3 ———–
4 DDS 112 Histology & Cell Biology 3 ———–
5 DDS 126 General Chemistry (Dentistry) 2 ———–
6 DDS 119 Biochemistry (Dentistry) 4 DDS 126
7 DDS 121 Integrated Biological Sciences II 4 DDS 111
8 DDS 122 Oral Histology 4 DDS 112
9 DDS 123 Head & Neck Anatomy I 3 DDS 111
10 DDS 210 Psychology & Behavioral Sciences 2 ———–
11 DDS 213 Biomaterials 2 DDS 101
12 DDS 214 Microbiology & Immunology 3 ———–
13 DDS 215 Pathology 2 DDS 112
14 DDS 223 Head & Neck Anatomy II 3 DDS 123
15 DDS 239 Pharmacology I (Dentistry) 2 DDS 121
16 DDS 220 Introduction to Oral & Dental Diseases 3 DDS 215
17 DDS 221 Oral Radiology I 3 DDS 101, DDS 123
18 DDS 222 Dental Anatomy & Occlusion 4 DDS 123
19 DDS 226 General Medicine & Infectious Diseases 4 DDS 214, DDS 215
20 DDS 227 General Surgery & ENT 3 DDS 123, DDS 215
21 DDS 228 Infection Control 1 DDS 214
22 DDS 240 Pharmacology II (Dentistry) 2 DDS 239
23 DDS 311 Preventive Dentistry & Nutrition 4 DDS 226, DDS 221
24 DDS 312 Pre-Clinical Pediatric Dentistry I 2 DDS 221
25 DDS 313 Pre-Clinical Oral Surgery I & Pain Control 2 DDS 240, DDS 214, DDS 227
26 DDS 314 Oral Pathology I 3 DDS 215, DDS 220
27 DDS 315 Pre-Clinical Operative Dentistry I 3 DDS 213, DDS 222
28 DDS 316 Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics I 4 DDS 213, DDS 222
29 DDS 317 Pre-Clinical Endodontics I 2 DDS 213, DDS 222
30 DDS 318 Pre-Clinical Periodontics I 1 DDS 122
31 DDS 320 Four Handed Dentistry 1 DDS 214
32 DDS 321 Pre-Clinical Orthodontics 2 DDS 122, DDS 222
33 DDS 322 Pre-Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II 2 DDS 312
34 DDS 323 Pre-Clinical Oral Surgery II 3 DDS 226, DDS 313
35 DDS 324 Oral Pathology II 3 DDS 314
36 DDS 325 Pre-Clinical Operative Dentistry II 3 DDS 315
37 DDS 326 Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics II 3 DDS 315, DDS 316
38 DDS 327 Pre-Clinical Endodontics II 2 DDS 317
39 DDS 328 Pre-Clinical Periodontics II 2 DDS 318
40 DDS 410 Oral Diagnosis / Oral Medicine 3 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
41 DDS 411 Oral Radiology II 2 DDS 221
42 DDS 412 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry I 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
43 DDS 413 Clinical Orthodontics I 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
44 DDS 415 Clinical Operative Dentistry I 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
45 DDS 416 Clinical Prosthodontics I 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
46 DDS 417 Clinical Endodontics I 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
47 DDS 418 Clinical Periodontics I 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
48 DDS 419 Clinical Oral Surgery I 2 All Preclinical Courses and DDS 210
49 DDS 511 Treatment Planning & Seminars 2 DDS 324
50 DDS 422 Clinical Pediatric Dentistry II 2 DDS 412
51 DDS 423 Clinical Orthodontics II 2 DDS 413
52 DDS 425 Clinical Operative Dentistry II 2 DDS 415
53 DDS 426 Clinical Prosthodontics II 2 DDS 416
54 DDS 427 Clinical Endodontics II 2 DDS 417
55 DDS 428 Clinical Periodontics II 2 DDS 418
56 DDS 429 Clinical Oral Surgery II 2 DDS 419
57 DDS 512 Applied Biostatistics 2 STE 201
58 DDS 435 Internal Clinical Training Fourth Year 2 All Clinical Courses
59 DDS 510 Ethics 1 ————-
60 DDS 513 Geriatric Dentistry 1 All Clinical  Courses
61 DDS 515 Emergency Dental Care 2 All Clinical Courses
62 DDS 518 Implantology 1 All Clinical  Courses
63 DDS 519 Clinical Dentistry I 6 All Clinical  Courses
64 DDS 522 Research Project 1 DDS 510
65 DDS 523 Practice Management 1 ———–
66 DDS 524 Equipment Maintenance 1 ———–
67 DDS 526 Hospital Dentistry 2 DDS 515
68 DDS 529 Clinical Dentistry II 9 DDS 519, DDS 511
69 DDS 535 Internal Clinical Training Fifth Year 2 All Clinical Courses
Total 170

Training

 

In-Campus Clinical Training Program

Held at the end of the eighth semester.

Course Code Course Name L/C Cl/T Cr/H Prerequisite
END OF EIGHT SEMESTER
DDS 435 Internal Clinical Training Fourth Year 20 2 All Clinical Courses
Total 20 2

 

Internal Training Program

Held at the end of the tenth semester

Course Code Course Name L/C Cl/T Cr/H Prerequisite
END OF TENTH SEMESTER
DDS 535 Internal Clinical Training Fifth Year 20 2 All Clinical Courses
Total 20 2

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Tuition Fee per credit hour AED 2,000
Tuition Fee per year (approx.) AED 80,000
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Training fees (4th and 5th year) – summer 2 AED 4,000

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