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Introduction to Dentistry and Behavioral Sciences

AIM

The course introduces the students to the history of dentistry as well as to modern dental practice. Furthermore, it gives them an understanding of the way dentistry is linked to the psychosocial background of the individuals either receiving or providing dental care, as well as the way behavioral sciences contribute to the understanding and prevention of oral health problems.

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Be aware of the content and aims of each dental course; Profile of the contemporary dentist; History of dentistry; Philosophy basics ;Psychology basics; Sociology basics; Health sociology basics.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Lectures.
  • Laboratorial Exercise.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

  • Successful final examinations.