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Qualification: Degree of a Dentist (RSU)

Degree of a Dentist (RSU)

Qualification Information

The aim of the study programme "Dentistry" is to train qualified dentists possessing knowledge and practical skills for practical work in general dentistry - treat patients with diseases of oral cavity and dental diseases and execute practical and educational activities for the prevention of the above mentioned diseases.
After successful completion of the programme graduates will have acquired up-to-date knowledge in the professional field and ability to apply current scientific findings in clinical practice;
- will be acquainted with the principles of morality and ethics and apply them in the treatment of patients;
- will be able to apply knowledge in biomedical and clinical sciences with an aim to assess normal and diagnose pathological conditions of soft and hard tissues of oral cavity;
- will be able to assess social, cultural and environmental factors contributing to the maintaining of healthy condition or the development of the diseases and educate patients about aetiology and prevention of dental diseases;
- will be able to successfully communicate with patients, their family members and healthcare professionals.

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Awarding body: 

- Rīga Stradiņš University

Awarding body contact info: 

Tālr.: 67409230
Fakss: 67471815
E-pasts: RSU@rsu.lv

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Access requirements: 

Certificate of general secondary education or Diploma of vocational secondary education

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes)