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Community Dentistry

AIM

To give students an understanding of the principles and the philosophy of Community Dentistry and its application for the promotion of the oral health of the population.

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Introduction to Public Health and Community Dentistry; The concept of health and disease; Health inequalities; Primary health care; Health promotion; Methods for recording and evaluating oral diseases; Trends in the epidemiology of oral diseases; Communication; Health behavior change; Health education; Public health programs for the prevention of caries; Strategies for the promotion of healthy diets; Health care systems; Health economics; Human resources in the health care sector-Dentistry; Dental auxiliaries.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Lectures.
  • Elearning.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

  • Successful final examination.