Dentistry BDS (Hons)

University College, Cork
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Dentistry provides a rewarding career in the provision of oral healthcare and is satisfying not only in terms of performing high-standard clinical procedures but also in terms of social interaction. The dentist also fulfils an important function in educating patients regarding their oral care. Dentistry will appeal to students who have empathy for people, who are interested in their welfare and who like carrying out precision work with their hands. The University Dental School and Hospital encourages applications from mature students and from qualifying students with special educational backgrounds. This five-year course incorporates the vertical integration of traditional pre-clinical and clinical subjects to deliver an educational experience and training which follows contemporary best practice teaching methodologies. The dental course evolves and is modularised over five years to reflect modern advances in dentistry. Initially the main focus is on basic sciences delivered through lectures, tutorials and laboratories. Year 1 You will be given an introduction to the Dental School and Hospital. Modules include: Anatomy Biochemistry Fundamentals of Dentistry Physiology Year 2 You will cover a broad range of scientific, clinical and dental topics. Modules include: Anatomy Biochemistry Pathology Pharmacology Physiology Restorative Dentistry Year 3 You will combine clinical contact with dental laboratory courses. Modules include: Restorative Dentistry Pathology Pharmacology and Therapeutics Year 4 Modules include: Dental Surgery Oral Health and Development Restorative Dentistry Year 5 Your final year is spent exclusively engaged with clinical care for patients. Modules include: Dental Surgery Oral Health and Development Restorative Dentistry

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Cork , Ireland