University Of Glasgow Dental School

University Of Glasgow Dental School

About Us   Glasgow Dental School

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Established in 1879, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School delivers a modern, integrated Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) programme over five years to an undergraduate population of approximately 400 students.The second largest Dental School in the UK, we provide postgraduate research opportunities and, in addition, taught postgraduate programmes in a range of subjects.

We benefit from comprehensive modern facilities for patient care, student clinical practice and training, and for education and research in dental and oral diseases and disorders.

Undergraduate

DENTISTRY BDS

Glasgow Dental Hospital & School is located in the centre of Glasgow with up-to-date facilities for patient care, student clinical practice and training, and education and research in dental and oral diseases and disorders.

University Of Glasgow Dental School

Dentistry at Glasgow is ranked first in the UK (Complete University Guide 2017).

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

YEAR 1

You will be introduced to all aspects of clinical dentistry, supported by the teaching of clinical medicine, patient management and health promotion, and biomedical sciences such as anatomy, physiology and microbiology.

YEAR 2

You will be introduced to the theory and practice of the subjects that form the clinical basis of dentistry: operative dentistry, prosthodontics and periodontics. As part of the introduction to operative dentistry you will learn about the treatment of dental caries, carried out in a simulated clinical setting.

Knowledge from the first year of the programme is built upon by further study of biomedical sciences, clinical medical sciences and patient management/health promotion. You will also begin the management and treatment of patients.

YEAR 3

You will expand your skills in all aspects of restorative dentistry and will also carry out your first extraction. You will attend outreach placements in paediatric dentistry. Other teaching includes a comprehensive head and neck anatomy course, the dentist’s role in providing smoking and alcohol advice, initial preparation for the provision of sedation, and self-directed work within various subject areas on computer.

YEAR 4

You will continue to work in the Dental School and in the community and will have an opportunity to develop your clinical skills through exposure to patients in all the dental disciplines. Teaching includes oral medicine, sedation, orthodontics fixed appliance course, and further aspects of patient management/health promotion.