Study programs

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Dentistry

Studies degree: Bachelor
Duration: 6 years
ECTS: 360
Field of studies: Health
Location: Arad, 86 Liviu Rebreanu St.
Teaching language: Romanian

The VGWU Arad Faculty of Dentistry undertakes the mission of a modern, formative education through the inter- and trans-disciplinarity of the basic and applicative fields of studies, so contributing to the acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge, and to the development of horizontal and transversal competences in order to be able to fit in successfully on the national and international labor market.

The curricular structure and the teaching process combine the informative character of the dentistry education with the formative one, allow for the students’ involvement in taking decisions and adopting educational strategies and the systems of curricular evaluation, and develop the capacity of team working.

The mission and the objectives of the study program of Dentistry are consistent with the sector regulations specific for the medical education, such as they are stipulated by the European Directive on the international recognition of the diplomas and qualifications, and are imposed by the connection to the European Higher Education Area and to the European Research Area. We have created new opportunities for students’ mobility via the ECTS credit points system by assuring the compliance with the national and international education according to the standards specific for Dentistry.

After re-assessing the curriculum, the specialization practical activities have been assigned to a larger number of hours, such as: dental prosthetics, oral rehabilitation, oral surgery, odontotherapy, endodontic, etc., so that the graduates are able to fit in successfully in the specialization profile. New subjects have been introduced: Preventive and community dentistry, Emergency Medicine, Pre-hospital emergencies, Therapy of the pain, as optional subjects, in order to allow the graduate to choose for his/ her own educational path.

The teaching/ research infrastructure has been modernized by own resource, by modernizing the technical-material basis, by creating new laboratories, consistent with the European and ARACIS standards

Professional skills

  • CI – Identifying the state of sickness and setting the proper diagnostic of the dental condition(s).
  • C2 – The conservative therapy of the odontho-periodontal structures
  • C3 – Diagnostic and interceptive therapy of the anomalies of the dento-maxillary apparatus
  • C4 – Prosthetic restoration of the dental arches
  • C5 – Identifying the diagnostic and evolving particularities and the examination of the patient with surgical conditions in the oral-maxillofacial scope
  • C6 – Management of the theoretic and legal basis of the operational healthcare systems in Romania, and also of the managerial ones considering the dentistry practice.

Transversal skills

  • The responsible performance of the professional tasks under restraint autonomy and qualified assistance
    CT1 – Identifying the objectives to achieve, the available resources, the terms for their completion, the working stage, the working times, the related deadlines and risks
  • Performing under coordination projects to solving some specific issues for the field, with the proper evaluation of the work volume, of the available resources, of the necessary timespan for completion and of the risks, under the terms of putting into practice the deontology and professional ethics norms specific for the field, as well as the work security and safety
  • Getting familiar with the roles and activities specific for the teamwork and assigning tasks for the subordinated levels

CT2 – Identifying the roles and responsibilities in a multidisciplinary team and putting into practice techniques of relations and efficient work within the team and in relation with the patient

  • Achieving a work/ project by performing with responsibility specific tasks for the part played in a multidisciplinary team

Raising awareness on the need for lifelong training; efficient use of the learning resources and techniques for personal and professional development
CT3 – Efficient use of the information sources and of the communication and assisted professional training resources (Internet portals, specialized software applications, databases, online courses etc.) both in Romanian and in an international language

  • Issuing, drafting and defending in Romanian and in an international language of a specialized paper on a topic of actuality in the field, by using various sources and tools for information
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Dental Technique

Studies degree: Bachelor
Duration: 3 years
ECTS: 180
Field of studies: Health
Location: Arad, 86 Liviu Rebreanu St.
Teaching language: Romanian

The study program Dental Technique is part of the Faculty of Dentistry organizational structure, being the first College established within our University in 1991, the students carrying on their activity in parallel with their colleagues from this faculty.

The specialization Dental Technique has been accredited according to A.R.A.C.I.S. proposition, by GD 635/2008, published in the Official Journal of Romania no. 834, part I December 11, 2008.

Being a county at the border, with multicultural character, our graduates have the opportunity also for professional achievement on the globalized labor market. The Diploma Supplement in English gives them the possibility of employment in the European public and private system;

There is the employers’ interest in approaching the best graduates of the program of Dental Technique expressed by the partnerships concluded with multinational companies in the field of dental equipment and materials.

The mission of this specialization is to train very well trained dental technicians in the field of dental prosthetics, of orthodontic and surgical devices.

Upon graduation, a future dental technician must have state-of-art knowledge and comprehension of the major issues on the practice of dentistry and of dental technique, in particular. They have to have many skills, including those related to research, inquiring, analytical, of problems-solving, of planning, communication, presentation and teamwork. In addition, they have to understand the relevance of these activities in the practice of dental technique.

Professional Skills

Professional Skills

  • C1 Proper use of the principles which the dental-maxillary morphology and functionality relies upon;
  • C2 Putting into practice of the materials, devices and equipment to be used in the laboratory of dental technique;
  • C3 Designing and manufacturing the fix prosthetic restorations;
  • C4 Designing and manufacturing the mobile prosthetic restorations, mobilisable and composite;
  • C5 Performing activities in specific fields: orthodontics and oral-maxillary-facial surgery;
  • C6 Carrying on the activities of healthcare management, leadership and administration

Transversal Skills

  • CT1 – Identifying the objectives to be achieved, of the available resources, of their funding terms, of the work stages, of the working times, of the related deadlines and risks
  • CT2 – Identifying the roles and responsibilities in a multidisciplinary team and the putting into practice of techniques for relation and efficient work within the team and in relation with the patient
  • CT3 – Efficient use of the information sources and communication and assisted training resources (Internet portals, specialized software applications, databases, on-line courses etc.) both in Romanian and in an international language