Dr. of Dentistry

Integrated basic studies (Dr. of Dentistry, with 300 ECTS):

The Dentistry program is modeled on qualification objectives. The Dentistry program refers to academic competencies, the ability to obtain adequate employment to meet the needs of the labor market, the ability to obtain adequate employment by interweaving the theoretical aspect with the practical one and the development of the personality of the students in the fields of specialization.

The Dentistry Program is in line with the National Qualifications Framework and the Qualifications Framework of the European Higher Education Area. One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS credits. An academic year has 1800 teaching hours. The program is in compliance with Directive 2005/36/EC and 2013/55/EU of the European Committee for medical professions. As such, the program is comparable to the programs of the European Union countries. The program is designed in accordance with the Bologna Process, the first and second cycle of higher professional education, level 7 according to KKK/KEK (EQF). The individual components of the program are combined to best achieve the specified qualification objectives and provide adequate forms of teaching and learning.

The disciplines within the curriculum are organized in a logical flow and meet the precise definition and definition of general and specific competencies, as well as compatibility with the study programs and curricula delivered to ZEAL.

The learning outcomes for the Dentistry program are:

  • Take the anamnesis, perform the physical examination of the patient in a fair way, use the data of the laboratory, of the images and of the reference services, as well as organize the adequate researches for the patient;
  • Perform clinical dental procedures, including techniques for the prevention and treatment of diseases and oral and dental disorders;
  • Undertake basic procedures within research and management in the ward, clinic or general practice, including competent initial care of the most frequent dental emergencies;
  • Utilize a number of effective interpersonal skills in dental practice, based on the understanding of interpersonal relationships, the importance of communication with patients, their families and other professionals involved in the care of those patients;
  • Rigorously use qualitative and quantitative evidence, using the scientific knowledge of dentistry, in order to make reasonable decisions and clear explanations, and also recognize and apply the basic principles of health information;
  • Apply the principles of rational therapy, developing the treatment plan based on the specific characteristics of the patient, the disease and other preliminary therapy, in the management of the disease, in rehabilitation, in the reduction of suffering and disability;
  • Contribute, according to the opportunities and talent they have, to the development of medical practice and its basic knowledge through clinical review of published work, careful observation or experimental and rigorous analysis.


Professional attitudes and values

  • Accept commitments for supporting the standards required by dentistry, respect for the sick and maintaining the patient’s secrecy (confidentiality);
  • Practice personal honesty and fulfill legal and ethical responsibilities in the context of providing care to individuals, to population groups and to the population as a whole;
  • Maintain habits of reflective practice, self-directed learning and continuing professional education, along with a willingness to accept their limitations and ask for help when they need it.