In 1958, by order of the Ministry of Higher Education of the USSR No. 904, the sanitary-hygienic faculty of the Odessa Medical Institute was reorganized into the Faculty of Dentistry. In the next 2018, the dental faculty will be 60 years old.

Until September 1960 Three special departments began to function: therapeutic dentistry (head of the department, associate professor O. I. Marchenko), surgical dentistry (head of the department professor G.I. Semenchenko), orthopedic stomatology (head of the department professor V.I. Kulazhenko). In 1983 the department of general dentistry was established, in 1986 – the department of pediatric dentistry (head of the department was Professor MM Rudenko) and in 2010 – the Department of Orthodontics.

Today, the Faculty of Dentistry has eight departments, six of which are profiled.

 

Profile Departments:

  • Department of Therapeutic Dentistry – Head of the Department, Professor Romanova Y.G.
  • Department of Orthopedic Dentistry – Head of the Department, Associate Professor ROZHKO P.D.
  • Department of Pediatric Dentistry – Head of the Department, Honored Doctor of Ukraine, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Dena O.V.
  • Department of Surgical Dentistry – Head of the Department, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor A. Gulyuk
  • Department of Orthodontics – Head of the Department, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Gorokhovsky VN
  • Department of General Dentistry – Head of the Department, Professor S. Schneider.

The Odontological National Medical University faculty of dentistry is staffed with qualified scientific and pedagogical staff, with experience in practical and pedagogical work and in full, providing the needs of the educational process. Students are taught at 42 departments. The potential of only dental departments consists of 14 professors, d.medicine, 40 associate professors, 28 candidates of medical science, 19 assistants. Over more than 50 years of the existence of the faculty received a diploma of a doctor-dentist about 8 thousand people, including foreign citizens from 30 countries of the world. Today, more than 650 students study at the Faculty of Dentistry on a budget and contract form.

By the decision of the State Accreditation Commission dated May 17, 2009 (protocol No. 77), the Odessa National Medical University was acknowledged accredited by the status of a higher education institution of the fourth level. The license of the State Accreditation Commission of Ukraine grants the right to training specialists on the specialty 7.12010005 “Stomatology” in the volume of 175 persons and 8.12010005 “Stomatology” – 25 persons. The basis of the faculty’s work is the training of highly skilled specialists with a high level of basic, general medical and professional training. Graduates of the Faculty of Dentistry after graduation receive a diploma of a state standard for obtaining a higher education in the field of “Dentistry”.

The faculty trains dental doctors of general qualification. To do this, he has the necessary clinical basis, including his own university dental clinics, equipped with modern equipment from leading European firms. Students receive basic knowledge at the theoretical and clinical departments during the first and second year. Practical skills and knowledge students receive on five profile departments during the next three courses. Since 2010, students of the Faculty of Dentistry study under the credit-module system.

Material and technical base of the faculty

At the Faculty of Dentistry, a material and technical base was created that provides conditions for training specialists in the field of “Dentistry”. Clinical departments of the faculty are located in their own university clinics and in regional and city medical institutions of Odessa. Clinical departments and medical bases are equipped with modern diagnostic and medical equipment, which enables high-level diagnostics and treatment using the domestic and world scientific achievements. The staff of the faculty staff constantly works to improve the control of students’ knowledge and the preparation of educational and methodological documentation, which includes the development of methodological recommendations, manuals, teaching and methodological developments, integrated programs for self-control in accordance with the curricula and modern requirements, Which are issued both in the state language and in English. In the organization of teaching and methodological work a significant role belongs to the library of the university, which fully provides students with educational, reference and methodological literature. In the updated modern library students can use not only traditional textbooks on paper, but also electronic textbooks. In the reading room there are more than 500 electronic textbooks, sponsored by leading scientists of the University. In addition, a database is created in the full-text format of those textbooks on fundamental disciplines, the number of which on a paper medium is limited in the library. On the basis of the department of orthodontics, a simulation center was created that is equipped with modern equipment, which provides the opportunity to prepare not only students but also doctors of postgraduate education. In the organization of teaching and methodological work a significant role belongs to the library of the university, which fully provides students with educational, reference and methodological literature. In the updated modern library students can use not only traditional textbooks on paper, but also electronic textbooks. In the reading room there are more than 500 electronic textbooks, sponsored by leading scientists of the University. In addition, a database is created in the full-text format of those textbooks on fundamental disciplines, the number of which on a paper medium is limited in the library. On the basis of the department of orthodontics, a simulation center was created that is equipped with modern equipment, which provides the opportunity to prepare not only students but also doctors of postgraduate education. In the organization of teaching and methodological work a significant role belongs to the library of the university, which fully provides students with educational, reference and methodological literature. In the updated modern library students can use not only traditional textbooks on paper, but also electronic textbooks. In the reading room there are more than 500 electronic textbooks, sponsored by leading scientists of the University. In addition, a database is created in the full-text format of those textbooks on fundamental disciplines, the number of which on a paper medium is limited in the library. On the basis of the department of orthodontics, a simulation center was created that is equipped with modern equipment, which provides the opportunity to prepare not only students but also doctors of postgraduate education. Which fully provides students with instructional, reference and methodological literature. In the updated modern library students can use not only traditional textbooks on paper, but also electronic textbooks. In the reading room there are more than 500 electronic textbooks, sponsored by leading scientists of the University. In addition, a database is created in the full-text format of those textbooks on fundamental disciplines, the number of which on a paper medium is limited in the library. On the basis of the department of orthodontics, a simulation center was created that is equipped with modern equipment, which provides the opportunity to prepare not only students but also doctors of postgraduate education. Which fully provides students with instructional, reference and methodological literature. In the updated modern library students can use not only traditional textbooks on paper, but also electronic textbooks. In the reading room there are more than 500 electronic textbooks, sponsored by leading scientists of the University. In addition, a database is created in the full-text format of those textbooks on fundamental disciplines, the number of which on a paper medium is limited in the library. On the basis of the department of orthodontics, a simulation center was created that is equipped with modern equipment, which provides the opportunity to prepare not only students but also doctors of postgraduate education. But also electronic textbooks. In the reading room there are more than 500 electronic textbooks, sponsored by leading scientists of the University. In addition, a database is created in the full-text format of those textbooks on fundamental disciplines, the number of which on a paper medium is limited in the library. On the basis of the department of orthodontics, a simulation center was created that is equipped with modern equipment, which provides the opportunity to prepare not only students but also doctors of postgraduate education. But also electronic textbooks. In the reading room there are more than 500 electronic textbooks, sponsored by leading scientists of the University. In addition, a database is created in the full-text format of those textbooks on fundamental disciplines, the number of which on a paper medium is limited in the library. On the basis of the department of orthodontics, a simulation center was created that is equipped with modern equipment, which provides the opportunity to prepare not only students but also doctors of postgraduate education.

After successful completion of the licensed integrated exam “Krok-2” and the state practical-oriented exam on the fifth year and the diploma of a dentist, graduates continue their internship at the chosen specialty at the Department of General Dentistry.

The best students, on the recommendation of the University’s Academic Council, continue their studies in postgraduate studies, clinical residency.

Departments subordinated to the Faculty of Dentistry

  1. Orthodontics (head of the department, doctor of medical sciences, Volodymyr Nerostovich Gorokhivsky).
  2. Orthopedic dentistry (head of the department, associate professor Rozhko Pavlo Dmitrievich).
  3. Therapeutic dentistry (head of the department, doctor of medical sciences Romanov Y.G.).
  4. Surgical Dentistry (Head of the Department, Prof. Anatoliy G. Gulyuk).
  5. Dentistry of childhood (head of the department, professor Dyenha Oksana Vasylivna).
  6. Otorhinolaryngology (head of the department, prof. Pukhlik Sergey Mikhailovich).