Department of Preventive and Pediatric Dentistry
Students’ education, patients’ treatment, participating in research projects are main activities of the Clinic of Preventive and Paediatric Dentistry.
Third year Dental students are studying Prevention of Oral Diseases, fourth and fifth year - Paediatric Dentistry, and Clinical Practice in Paediatric Dentistry. A considerable part of the studies for first, second, third and fourth year Dental Hygiene students is provided by the clinic.
The undergraduate curriculum in Paediatric Dentistry is focusing on theoretical part and major part of the curriculum comprises clinical practice supervised by the teachers who are experienced clinicians as well. Lectures, seminars, small-group tutorials, clinical practice, self-studies are main components of the studies with an individual critical evaluation of scientific literature.
The teaching facilities include clinic for clinical training equipped with modern dental chairs, a reception and waiting area for child patents, seminar room.
Postgraduate education in Paediatric Dentistry is 3 years programme aiming to train the postgraduate students become competent specialists in their field. Patients’ treatment competences are obtained during treatment of a great number of different patients from 0 to 18 years of age.