Department of Pediatric Dentistry

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General Info

The department of Paediatric Dentistry runs an undergraduate and a postgraduate education program.

In the undergraduate program of Paediatric Dentistry, students acquire knowledge regarding the examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, applying individualized prevention programs, and executing restorative dental treatment by 4-hand quadrant dentistry in children and adolescents. The students should also be capable of identifying normal growth and development as well as the characteristics of medically compromised and special needs patients.

At postgraduate level objectives of the program is to educate specialist Paediatric Dentists and enable them in:

  • competently treating infants, children and adolescents oral needs, including the medically compromised and those with special needs
  • participating in special care units with other dental and medical specialists for complex dental problems, such as in e.g. craniofacial abnormalities
  • pursuing research and in seeking continuous updating of their knowledge
  • acquiring the necessary teaching capacity for the transmission of knowledge.