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Why Choose Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine at NUB

By joining NUB’s Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, you’ll benefit from a wide array of privileges that’ll enhance
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  • The faculty of oral and dental medicine has been accredited by NAQAAE (national authority for quality assurance and accreditation of education) in January 2022.
  • Quality curricula that reflect the Vienna School of Dentistry – one of the oldest and leading educational institutions worldwide
  • Direct access to the competing knowledge of Vienna faculty members in teaching methods and medical practices
  • The College of Dentistry is currently in the final stage of obtaining the necessary approval to start a graduate program, giving NUB students the opportunity to complete their graduate studies immediately after graduation
  • International postgraduate education at the Vienna School of Dentistry will soon be available in some dental programs for NUB graduates
  • Digital dentistry is now a top priority at NUB, to give students access to accurate online courses with a focus on laboratory digitization in the coming years to reduce patient contact time and ensure the utmost results.
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Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine Departments

Basic Dentistry Sciences provide the proper basic information that introduces students to their future preclinical and clinical levels. Human dentition is a preliminary course taught to level 1 students as HMD101 & 102; 3 credit hours each. It requires learning about the morphology and anatomical landmarks of teeth in the human dentitions and knowledge of how the shape, form, structure, color and function of the teeth relate to each other in the same dental arch and to the teeth in the opposing arch. They start practicing their practical skills through wax carving simulating natural teeth. Oral biology is introduced in level 2 as two courses (ORB201& 202); 3 credit hours each. It studies the microscopic as well as the ultra- structure of oral soft and hard tissues which permits better understanding of these tissue reactions towards changes in the oral environmental conditions. In addition to the necessary developmental information about oral and maxillofacial structures which help to understand the anatomical and histological background of oral and paroral tissues. Oral physiology (OPH201) is a 1 credit hour course that provides further strengthens the students’ knowledge regarding the physiological aspects of the oral tissues. The course of oral pathology is educated in level 3. It consists of two courses; 3 credit hours each. In ORP301 we educate students the basic principles of pathology through presentation of morphologic, chemical and physical changes of basic disease processes. Also, the knowledge of the nature of the different odontogenic oral diseases by explaining the cellular behavior of each lesion at the microscopic level. While in ORP302, we educate students the mechanism and pathogenesis of the different non odontogenic oral diseases, to enable students understand the prognosis of the different oral lesions which will make them able to select the appropriate treatment plan for each lesion.

  • Removable prosthodontic is a branch of prosthodontic department. This branch is concerned with replacing any missing part of the oral or maxillofacial structure .lt consists of four branches complete denture ,removable partial denture , maxillofacial , and occlusion.
  • Fixed prosthodontics is a branch of prosthodontic department. That focuses on dental prostheses that are permanently attached (fixed). Crowns, bridges (fixed dentures), inlays, onlays, and veneers are some examples of indirect dental restorations. Prosthodontists are dentists who have completed training in this field that has been recognized by academic institutions. Fixed prosthodontics can be used to restore single or multiple teeth, spanning tooth loss areas. The main advantages of fixed prosthodontics over direct restorations are superior strength in large restorations and the ability to create an aesthetic looking tooth. Principles used to determine the appropriate restoration, as with any dental restoration, include consideration of the materials to be used, extent of tooth destruction, orientation and location of tooth, and neighboring teeth condition.
  • Dental Biomaterial is a branch of prosthodontic department. It concerns with the study of three main courses included in the oral and dental medicine faculty program under supervision of highly qualified professors, staff members and teaching assistants.
  • The students are allowed to register in the following courses: DBM 201 in the second year first semester, DBM 202 in the second year second semester and DBM 301 in the third year first semester.
  • Studying of these courses will enable the students to be aware of the different properties of the materials used in dentistry either in the clinics or in the laboratories. The students will be also able to professionally manipulate all the dental materials and to select the proper material needed for a specific treatment to a particular patient based on the knowledge previously introduced to them.
  • The first course, DBM 201, includes the basic sciences e.g. chemistry, physics, engineering, etc. which will furnish the ground for the study of the dental materials. The second course, DBM 202, includes the study of the materials used in the conservative and aesthetic dentistry and their applications in details. The third course, DBM 301, includes the study of the materials used in the prosthetic dentistry and their applications in details.
  • The courses are integrated together and correlated to the actual clinical work in the clinical departments.
  • Completing the study of these courses, the students will have all the knowledge related to the basics and applications of the dental materials and will be able to work using them on a solid scientific base.
  • Finally, the students are trained on the problem based and thinking based learning to be able to solve problems and think in a scientific logical way.
  • Provide five undergraduate student courses (ORS401,ORS402,ORRS501,ORS502) (Clinical and theorical courses) ORS 402 Implant (theory only).
  • Staff members include about 15 members (3 Professors, 2Lecturers and 1Assistant lecturer,7 Teaching Assistants).
  • Our Clinic located in the first stairs in new Dental hospital building, about 40 to 50 Patients per day receive multiple services of (simple or complicated extraction, minor surgery, impaction, cyst, biopsy, implants, TMJ disorders).
  • Interns monthly training including (practical, Seminars, implant workshop).
  • OMFS shares by scientific update Lectures and workshops for undergraduate, interns and postgraduate incorporation with scientific activity center.
  • Staff members share in services of VIP clinic.
  • Conservative Dentistry program is based on three years didactic lectures and practical training. The didactic component which consists of lectures of assigned topics related to operative basics, cariology, diagnosis and esthetics in restorative dentistry which assure that each student acquired the technical knowledge, and updated information in the field of operative esthetic dentistry. Second the laboratory and the clinical portion which offer each student reinforced pre-clinical knowledge, clinical practice, and skills to deliver with competency high quality restoration to the patients. By the end of this program, the students should be able to perform a proper clinical diagnosis and develop a formulated comprehensive problem-based treatment plan, effectively manage simple and complicated restorative dental cases, starting sequentially within complete oral rehabilitation cases in caries prevention, diagnosis, cavity preparation, restoration, and maintenance of a good oral health for these patients and present their work in case presentations. The student will gain more experience in the field of esthetic dentistry, as each student is expected to carryout esthetic restorative procedures under close senior staff supervision and be aware of all concepts, fundamentals & various treatment modalities and recent strategies in the field of conservative dentistry to master handling and application of all esthetic restorative materials.
  • The Department of Endodontics is a branch of Conservative department. This branch is completely supporting the Dental College of Nahda university mission toward the enhancement of oral health through acquisition, dissemination, and use of endodontic knowledge. Our primary objective is to educate and train dental students in the art and science of endodontics. This mission is addressed through four interrelated action components: education, research, patient care, and community service.
  • Our goal is to help the students to learn the principles of orthodontic and pediatric dentistry.
  • Our department is concerned with teaching students the basics of orthodontics; orthodontic diagnosis, in addition to preventive orthodontic measures and interceptive procedures. Also, we give our students an overall idea about different orthodontic problems and different orthodontic treatment modalities and protocols.
  • Pediatric clinical program concerned with delivering quality preventive management and proper dental care for pediatric patients and children with special needs.
  • The department is one of the busiest departments at NUB, we receive daily 100-150 patients through Diagnosis and Periodontology clinics. The department is situated in the ground floor with two clinics. The periodontics clinic is situated at the ground floor and the Diagnosis clinic is situated at the basement floor. It is a thriving and friendly department made up of a supportive and enthusiastic team.
  • Teaching and research:
    Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching is an important component of the department and the teachers along with teaching assistants are continuously working to improve the educational process and guide their students throughout the year. We have rotational internship in the department clinics at the diagnosis and periodontology clinics and they are teachers and teaching assistants are involved in the clinical aspect of their training. Research opportunities exist for those interested. Excellent clinical facilities are available within the department with the help of many trained nurse

Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine Gallery:

Fields of work for a graduate of the Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Al-Nahda University

  • Dentists at the Ministry of Health
  • Dentists in clinics
  • Dentists in different universities
  • Specialist in laboratory, oral health or dental technology
  • Dentists at research centers
  • General dentist
  • Pediatric dentistry specialist
  • Orthodontist

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