Odontological Care

Bachelor's studies (college) @ Utenos kolegija/ University of Applied Sciences
3 Jun Application deadline
2 Sep Start date
3 years Study duration full-time
1980€ Tuition fee for Eu citizens

Programme overview

Qualification to be awarded: Professional Bachelor of Health Sciences,  qualification of Dental Assistant.

In order to achieve study results, various interactive teaching methods (analysis of cases, reflection, interactive lecture, observation, analysis of best practices, making and reasoning assumptions, role-playing games, etc.), independent work and related methods are intended in the descriptions of subjects.
Methods of problematic teaching in subject studies: analysis of cases (in speciality subjects – clinical cases) in small groups draw students into confrontation with practical problems that stimulate their independent learning, will realize interdisciplinary integration of knowledge and skills in solving real-life situations, and the lecturer’s function is changed into that of a consultant’s and helper’s.
Methods of modern assisting. Methods of modern assisting are applied to the Odontological Care study programme: “four-hand” work; “six-hand” work.

Access to professional activity

Odontological Care study program graduates will be able to work as a Dental assistant in all levels of health care in the personal health care institutions, with a health care institution licensed to provide dental care (assistance) services. Persons that complete the Odontological Care study programme successfully, acquire professional competences that are sufficient to independently perform complicated work and make the right decisions in the following areas:

  • assisting the dentist of various specializations or dental hygienist;
  • identification of risk factors of dental diseases and implementation of preventive programmes;
  • organization of work of the clinic and professional improvement.
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