Master's Program in Prosthetic Dentistry

Genel Bilgi


PROSTHOTONTICS MSc PROGRAMME INFORMATION PACK

 

History: Prosthodontcis Master (MSc) programme has been founded in 2001 and gave its first MSc degree in 2003.

Goal: The aim of the master program of the Department of Prosthodontics is to bring up dentists who are educated using contemporary and international opportunities, who can prepare the best treatment plan in dental soft and hard tissue losses and who can thoroughly manage oral rehabilitation. The Department of Prosthodontics MSc education provides the dentist with contemporary scientific developments in prosthodontics treatment and competency in clinical applications.

Objective: The objective of the MSc program of the Department of Prosthodontics is to bring up dentists with the MSc degree who can successfully manage the diagnosis and treatment planning of prosthodontics patients and who strive to achieve continuous self-development.

Qualification Awarded: The MSc’s Degree in Prosthodontics is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum.

Level of Qualification: MSc degree, 2nd cycle

Principles Related With Admission and Registration: 

Principles related with admission and registration to program is stated in Section 2: Principles Related with Admission and Registration of “Yeditepe University Graduate Training-Instruction and Examination Regulation”.

Being graduated from Faculty of Dentistry.

Principles Related with Recognition of Previous Education (formal, in-formal, non-formal): In Turkish Universities, the recognition of previous formal education and transfer is executed under the principles stated by “Graduate Training and Instruction Regulation- Clause 5. Transfer” issued by Turkish Higher Education Council and “Transfer Principles of Yeditepe University Senate”.

Proficiency Requirements and Regulations: This department is subject to the first stage degree system having 120 ECTS credits in the field of the health counselling and guidance in higher education. 

The Students who successfully complete the lessons, begans thesis studies.

A student registered in this MSc program has to write his/her thesis according to the rules determined by the Senate and present it for defence in front of a jury. The jury should be composed by five members, 3 of which being from the Thesis Monitoring Committee and at least one being a member from another University.  The defense examination should take place at latest one month after thesis submission to the jury members. The examination consists of a thesis presentation followed by a question-and-answer session. At the end of the defense the jury deliberates and decides for an approval, revision or a failure according to the majority vote. At least 3 copies of the approved theses should be submitted to the Institute at latest one month after the defense date.  For an approval with revisions decision, the properly revised thesis should be resubmitted and defended at latest 6 months later in front of the same jury members. In case of a failure thesis or failure of thesis defense after correction, students are given a new thesis topic.

Program Profile: PHD Programme (1) gives students necessary knowledge and ability to perform both theorical and clinical applications in the field of Prosthodontics and (2) to graduate Prosthodontics for public health care organisations.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates:

Our graduates can mainly work in the Private or Public Health care corporations as well as continueing their academicals studies. In addition, they can be affiliated as a counselor; in the public sector, social and health institutions.

Transition to Higher Degree Programs The graduates holding PhD Degree are eligible to continue their academic studies and become assistant professor, associated professor and professor.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Students are required to take a mid-term examination and/or complete other assigned projects/homework during the semester and, additionally, are required to take a final examination and/or complete a final project for course evaluation. The assessment for each course is described in detail in “Individual Course Description”.

 

Letter note

coefficient

score

AA

4,00

90-100

BA

3,50

85-89

BB

3,00

80-84

CB

2,50

75-79

CC

2,00

70-74

DC

1,50

60-69

DD

1,00

50-59

FF

0,00

0-49 Fail

FA

0,00

Fail (Because of discontinuity)

In addition the following abbreviations are used according to the status of the students:

a) AU- Audit: Given to students who attend courses as an auditor.

b) I – Incomplete: Given to students who are unable to complete the necessary work due to their valid excuses. These students have to complete the deficiencies required by an I grade by the last day of the add-drop period of the subsequent semester at the latest; upon completion of the deficiencies, the student receives the necessary grade, in case these deficiencies are not remedied by this date, the I grade of the student automatically converts to an FF.

c) L – Leave: This is used for students who are on leave in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation.

ç) NC – Non-Credit: Used for courses taken without credit.

d) ND – Not Towards a Diploma (Non-Degree): Used for courses not towards receiving a diploma from Yeditepe University and are taken with or without credit and is not included in the grade average calculation.

e) S- Satisfactory: Given to students who pass in courses taken without credit.

f) U- Unsatisfactory: Given to students who fail in courses taken without credit.

g) R – Repeat: Denotes that a course is repeated.

ğ) RR – Repetition to Raise Grade (Repeat Resigned): Given for courses repeated to raise grades.

h) T – Transfer: Given for courses which have been transferred from another program within or out of the higher education institution and the adjustment of which is approved by the related board of directors. The grades of the courses transferred within the higher education institution are included in the averages, those transferred from out of the higher education institution are not.

ı) W – Withdrawal from a Course (Withdrawal): Is realized after the add/drop date each year, within the period specified in the academic calendar, with the approval of the advisor.

i) X – In Progress (For Projects and Theses): Given to students who are continuing projects, thesis and similar work.

At beginning of a semester the instructor for each course informs the students in writing on the weight of the grades on midterm examinations, semester final examinations, homework, practical applications and other activities, for which the student is responsible, within the semester grade. The weight of the grades on the midterm examination and other activities within the semester grades cannot be less than 30% and more than 70%.  Grade must be at least CB at doctorate program. Other grades should be repeated.

Graduation Conditions:

There is not special term-end examination or final examination period which is required to be made at the end of the academic year or following the completion of the program to obtain the degree / complete the program. At the same time, at the end of every term, generally following the just the end of the term, there are two week term-end examinations. Also, for the graduation, it is required that the student should realize the requirements of the observation course in the schools and should realize 80 hour corporate internship successfully. The experiences to be obtained with the internships and required workload have been considered within the content, application and workloads of the related courses in the program.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-Time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Yeditepe Universityi Faculty of dentistry, department of Prosthodontics, Bagdat Cad. No: 238, Goztepe, Istanbul

Head of Department

Prof. Dr. Ender Kazazoglu,

ekazazoglu@hotmail.com

Tel: +90 216 363 60 44

Department opportunities:  There are currently, 4 professors, associate professors, 2 assistant professor and 1 lecturers in the MSc program of Prosthodontics. In Yeditepe University, Faculty of Dentistry where the program is associated with, there is a professors clinic, 1 faculty member clinic, 1 post-graduate clinic, 1 hard tissue lab, 1 soft-tissue lab and 1 library.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

1: Getting the current information in the fields of Basic medicine, integrating basic medical sciences into clinical sciences and using this knowledge for all transactions related to the patient, practicing it in clinic practice, and finding scientific and ethical solutions to existing problems.

2: Using a critical approach to new ideas and making a scientific discussion, making effective communication skills and creating original creative hypothesis

3: Screening scientific article, analysis, synthesis and by synthesizing of the results implementing evidence-based dentistry.

4: Planning and making original issuable scientific research that can contribute to national and international science, analysing and evaluating the data and findings.

5: Requiring the technical equipment required for original scientific research and being able to use it.

6: Being able to prepare written and oral presentations in National and International areas (the ability to prepare doctoral thesis, papers and seminars)

7: To win professional and ethical responsibility, using the principles of ethical decision making and understand the importance of life-long professional learning and embrace the importance of controls after prosthetic treatment.

8: The diagnosis of oral health-related prosthetic problems and the failures in clinical and radiological way and being able to solve by planning teamwork.
9: While diagnosing treating and planning fixed (fixed) prosthetic advance treatment types based on cases, being interpreted of the relationship between the general health problems of the patient and being planned of the dentistry treatment.
10: Taking into account the patient safety and clinical risk management, to establish the relationship on the principles of diagnosis, treatment, and planning the Active (removable) Prosthetic advanced dentistry types according to the cases
11: They must have knowledge about the details of structural elements and planning rules in partial dentures and being able to direct the technician in the laboratory transactions.
12: They must have knowledge about neuromuscular system of functional occlusion and chewing system and being able to use in clinics and in practice
13: Being able to apply the high-level skills and knowledge including the necessary aesthetic factors required for Prosthetic dentistry,
14: They must have a detailed and advanced knowledge to apply current implant (implanted supported), dentures, maxillary and mandibular maxillo-facial prostheses
15: They must be able to evaluate physical, chemical and mechanical properties of the materials and devices/equipment used in dentistry.

Education Methods and Techniques

 

Methods

Techniques

Charecteristics aimed to be

developed

Charecteristics related to the teaching environment

Lecturing

Listening and interpretation and commenting and proficiencies specific to the affective field such as awareness development and value system formation

Standart classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer, overhead projector

Brainstorming

Listening and interpretation and commenting and proficiencies specific to the affective field such as awareness development and value system formation; psychomotor charecteristics such as team work, imitation and skill development.

Standart classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer, overhead projector

Case Observation

Listening and interpretation and commenting and proficiencies specific to the affective field such as awareness development and value system formation; psychomotor characteristics such as team work, imitation and skill development.

Standart clinic and surgery rooms, multimedia tools, projector, computer, overhead projector, convenient virtual environment

Discussion

Listening and interpretation and commenting and proficiencies specific to the affective field such as awareness development and value system formation; psychomotor characteristic such as team work, imitation and skill development.

Standard classroom technologies, multimedia tools, projector, computer, overhead projector

Practise

Listening and interpretation and commenting and proficiencies specific to the affective field such as awareness development and value system formation; psychomotor characteristic such as team work, imitation and skill development.

Standard clinic and surgery rooms, multimedia tools, projector, computer, overhead projector, convenient virtual environment

 

 

 

PROSTHODONTICS OF MASTER PROGRAME

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST SEMESTER

T

U

L

Y

E

 

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

T

U

L

Y

E

DPRO

501

CLINICAL PROSTHODONTİCS-I

0

8

0

4

5

 

DPRO

502

CLINICAL PROSTHODONTİCS-II

0

8

0

4

5

DPRO

531

CASE DISCUSSION-I

0

2

0

1

4

 

DPRO

532

CASE DISCUSSION-II

0

2

0

1

4

DPRO

541

LITERATURE REVIEW-I

1

0

0

1

3

 

DPRO

542

LITERATURE REVIEW-I I

1

0

0

1

3

DPRO

511

REMOVABLE DENTURE -I

1

0

0

1

3

 

DPRO

512

REMOVABLE DENTURE -II

1

0

0

1

3

DPRO

521

FIXED DENTURE -I

1

0

0

1

3

 

DPRO

522

FIXED DENTURE -II

1

0

0

1

3

DPRO

 

590

SEMİNAR- I

0

0

 

0

0

2

 

SBE

 

707

 

BASIC BİOSTATİSTİCS

2

2

 

0

3

 

8

SBE

 

706

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLİCATION METHODS

2

2

 

0

3

 

8

 

 

 

SELECTİVE  COURSE

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

SELECTİVE COURSE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOPLAM

 

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

TOPLAM

 

 

 

 

30

 

 

3.-4. SEMESTER

T

U

L

Y

E

 

 

 

Minimum degree requirements

DPRO

599

THESİS

0

0

0

0

60

 

CREDIT

30

DPRO

503

CLINICAL PROSTHODONTİCS-III

(SELECTİVE COURSE)

0

8

0

4

(5)

 

 

 

DPRO

504

CLINICAL PROSTHODONTİCS-IV

(SELECTİVE COURSE)

0

8

0

4

(5)

 

ECTS

120

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

60

 

NUMBER OF COURSES

16

 

 

T: Theory , A:Appication ,  L: Laboratory,  Y: Yeditepe Credit,  E: EKTS

 

APPROVAL DATE

 

 

THE MATRIX FOR COURSE AND PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Title

1

PÇ2

PÇ3

PÇ4

PÇ5

PÇ6

PÇ7

PÇ8

PÇ9

PÇ10

PÇ11

PÇ12

PÇ13

PÇ14

PÇ15

 

CLINICAL PROSTHODONTİCS I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLINICAL PROSTHODONTİCS II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLINICAL PROSTHODONTİCS III

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLINICAL PROSTHODONTİCS IV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CASE DISCUSSION I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CASE DISCUSSION II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REMOVABLE DENTURE I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REMOVABLE DENTURE II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIXED DENTURE I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIXED DENTURE II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LITERATURE REVIEW I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LITERATURE REVIEW II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCCLUSYON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DENTAL MATERIALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BASIC BİOSTATİSTİCS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ESTHETİCS IN DEBTİSTRY I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ESTHETİCS IN DENTİSTRY II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLİCATION METHODS I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FUNCTIONAL OCCLUSİON TMD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANATOMY OF HEAD AND NECK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HISTOTECHNIQUES AND IMAGING METHODS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORAL MICROBIOLOGY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FARMACOLOGY IN DENTISTRY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORAL PATHOLOGY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEMİNARY-I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                       

 

 

 

 

 

OBLİGATORY COURSES OF MSC

COURSE CODE

COURSE TİTLE

 CREDİT

 

ECTS

DPRO 501

CLİNİCAL PROSTHODONTICS I

 4

5

DPRO 502

CLİNİCAL PROSTHODONTICS II

 4

5

DPRO 511

REMOVABLE DENTURES-I

 1

3

DPRO 512

REMOVABLE DENTURES-II

 1

3

DPRO 521

FİXED DENTURES I

 1

3

DPRO 522

FİXED DENTURES II

 1

3

DPRO 531

CASE DISCUSSION I

 1

4

DPRO 532

CASE DISCUSSION II

 1

4

SBE 708

BASIC BİOSTATİSTİCS

 3

8

DPRO 541

LITERATURE REVİEW-I

 1

3

DPRO 542

LITERATURE REVİEW-II

 1

3

SBE 706

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLİCATION METHODS

 3

8

DPRO 590

SEMİNARY- I

 0

2

DPRO 599

THESİS

 0

60

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELECTİVE COURSE OF MSC

Codu

 

 

Kredi

AKTS

DPRO

503

  CLİNİCAL PROSTHODONTICS III

4

5

DPRO

504

  CLİNİCAL PROSTHODONTICS IV

4

5

SBE

702

ANATOMY OF HEAD AND NECK

2

7

SBE

703

ORAL MICROBIOLOGY

2

7

SBE

704

FARMACOLOGY IN DENTISTRY

2

7

SBE

705

ROBLEM BASED LEARNING

2

7

SBE

709

HISTOTECHNIQUES AND IMAGING METHODS

2

7

SBE

710

ORAL PATHOLOGY

2

7

DORD

500

DENTAL RADIOLOGY

 

1

2

DNSC

582

ESTHETICS DENTITRY -I

 

2

7

DNSC

583

ESTHETICS DENTITRY- II

 

2

5

DPRO

560

 OCCLUSION

2

 

3

DPRO

565

FUNCTIONAL OCCLUSION AND TMD

2

 

3

DNSC

588

DENTAL MATERIALS

2

 

2

AFYA

101

Yabancılar için Türk Dili ve Kültürü 1

3

6

AFYA

102

Yabancılar için Türk Dili ve Kültürü 2

3

6

AFYA

103

Yabancılar için Yoğunlaştırılmış Türk Dili ve Kültürü I

4

6

AFYA

104

Yabancılar için Yoğunlaştırılmış Türk Dili ve Kültürü II

4

6

AFYA

131

Yabancılar için Türkçe: Yazılı ve Sözlü Anlatım 1

3

3

AFYA

201

Yabancılar için Türk Dili ve Kültürü III

3

3

AFYA

202

Yabancılar için Türk Dili ve Kültürü IV

3

3

AFYA

203

Yabancılar için Yoğunlaştırılmış Türk Dili ve Kültürü III

4

6

AFYA

204

Yabancılar için Yoğunlaştırılmış Türk Dili ve Kültürü IV

4

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

T

 

U

 

L

Y

 

E

DPRO 501

CLİNİCAL PROSTHODONTICS I

Prosthetic dental treatment applied current clinical practice

 

 

0

 

8

 

0

 4

 

5

DPRO 502

CLİNİCAL PROSTHODONTICS II

Fixed Prosthetic dental treatment applied current clinical practice

 

 

0

 

8

 

0

 4

 

5

DPRO 503

CLİNİCAL PROSTHODONTICS III

Fixed and removable Prosthetic dental treatment applied current clinical practice

 

0

 

8

 

0

 4

 

5

DPRO 504

CLİNİCAL PROSTHODONTICS IV

Fixed and removable Prosthetic dental treatment applied current clinical practice

 

0

 

8

 

0

 4

 

5

DPRO 511

REMOVABLE DENTURES-I

Partial and complated denture and removable implant prosthetic provides detailed information

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

0

 1

 

 

 

3

DPRO 512

REMOVABLE DENTURES-II

Partial and complated denture and removable implant prosthetic provides detailed information

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

0

 1

 

 

 

3

DPRO 521

FİXED DENTURES I

Tooth and / or implant-supported fixed prosthetic dental treatment includes detailed information

 

 

 

1

 

 

0

 

 

0

 1

 

 

3

DPRO 522

FİXED DENTURES II

Tooth and / or implant-supported fixed prostheses includes detailed information

 

 

 

1

 

 

0

 

 

0

 1

 

 

3

DPRO 531

CASE DISCUSSION I

Discussion of cases according to the different prosthetic dental treatment

 

 

0

 

2

 

0

 1

 

4

DPRO 532

CASE DISCUSSION II

Discussion of current clinical practice in the treatment of prosthetic dentistry

 

 

0

 

2

 

0

 1

 

4

DPRO 541

LITERATURE REVİEW-I

Prosthetic dental treatment involving the reading of scientific articles, analysis involves the collection of data.

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

0

 1

 

 

 

3

DPRO 542

LITERATURE REVİEW-II

Prosthetic dental treatment involving the reading of scientific articles, analysis involves the collection of data.

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

0

 1

 

 

 

 

3

DPRO 560

OCCLUSION

Terminology related to occlusion and occlusion involves development

 

 

2

 

 

0

 

 

0

 2

 

 

3

DPRO 565

FUNCTIONAL OCCLUSION AND TMD

Structural elements of anatomical structures of functional occlusion, occlusion diagnosis and treatment of disorders associated with provides.

 

 

2

 

 

0

 

 

0

2

 

 

3

DPRO 590

SEMINAR-I

This seminar includes the preparation of a seminar topic that will benefit the field of prosthetic dental treatment.

 

0

 

0

 

0

0

 

2

SBE 702

ANATOMY OF HEAD AND NECK

Cranial nerves, pterygopalatine-infratemporal-temporal regions, cervical fasciae and routes of spread of infection, salivary glands, TMj, paranasal sinuses, cranial development, maksillofacial biomechanics, anatomical mechanisms in neurovascular complications, head-neck sectional anatomy

2

0

0

2

7

SBE 703

ORAL MICROBIOLOGY

General features of microorganisms; their physiology, genetic variations and pathogenesis; antimicrobial agents; basic immunology and immune response; microbes and infections of relevance to dentistry; development of microbial flora; dental plaque; microbial etiology of dental caries, periodontal and endodontic diseases; antibiotic used in dentistry.

2

0

0

2

7

SBE 704

FARMACOLOGY IN DENTISTRY

Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic concepts covered in this course , antidepressants , antipsychotics , anxiolytics , anti-Parkinson , antiepileptic drugs , anesthetics , muscle relaxants, sedative hypnotics , analgesic, antipyretic , anti-inflammatory , antibacterial treatment approaches will be discussed.

2

0

0

2

7

SBE 705

ROBLEM BASED LEARNING

Problem-based learning, thinking skills, group dynamics, creation, lifelong learning, digital skills and case design.

2

0

0

2

7

SBE 709

HISTOTECHNIQUES AND IMAGING METHODS

Tissue dissection and preparation, Microtomes and sectioning, Histochemistry and cytochemistry, Immunohistochemistry and Immunocytochemistry, Hybridization methods, Autoradiography, Light microscopy, Flouresence  microscopy, Confocal microscopy, Phase contrast microscopy, Dark field microscopy, Electron microscopy I, Electron microscopy II, Atomic force microscopy.

2

0

0

2

7

SBE 710

ORAL PATHOLOGY

The course consists 28 academic hours.

In this course, diagnosis and differential diagnosis of diseases specific to the orofacial region; diagnosis and differential diagnosis of patients with orofacial manifestations of systemic disease; management of medically compromised patients who require oral health care will be discussed.

2

0

0

2

8

DORD 500

DENTAL RADIOLOGY

Basic informations on characteristics of radiation, radiation protection, advanced imaging techniques used in dentistry

1

0

0

1

2

DEST 581

ESTHETICS DENTITRY -I

In this course, facial and dental components in esthetic dentistry, bleaching, color and anterior region restorations will be discussed

2

0

2

2

7

DEST 582

ESTHETICS DENTITRY -II

In this course, dental morphology and wear, posterior composites, composite/porcelain inlays/onlays/overlays, laser applications, CAD/CAM applications and esthetics in prosthesis will be discussed

2

0

2

2

5

SBE 711

DENTAL MATERIAL S

The scope of the course is physical, chemical and biological properties of dental materials .Their selection and application techniques.

2

0

0

2

8

SBE 706

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND PUBLİCATION METHODS

Basic and applied, qualitative and quantitative research, hypotheses, variables, research model

2

2

0

3

8

DPRO 599

THESİS

Thesis work in the field of prosthodontics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

60