Department of General Dentistry
The Department of General Dentistry was founded on the 29th of November, 2005. At first, there were only 4 lecturers working at the department (head of the department – N.A.Yudina, associate professors V.P.Chernyavsky and V.I.Azarenko, assistant V.P.Kavetsky).
The clinical base of the department is Minsk Clinical Dental Polyclinic № 12.
The department conducts advanced training courses for dentists of all specialties (dentists, dental therapists, prosthodontists, dental surgeons). Also, the department offers clinical residency courses for dentists (full-time and part-time training courses). In 2019, 18 clinical residents underwent clinical residency program. Foreign citizens are also welcome to undergo clinical residency and internship at the Department of General Dentistry.
The department is equipped with modern appliances. The teaching staff of the department uses not only multimedia presentation during lectures, but also conducts master-classes, applying video camera, displaying the images on the screen. This modern technology is applied not only during lectures, but also during seminars and conferences.
The staff of the department is actively involved into scientific and clinical work. The clinical base of the department has all necessary equipment for conduction of advisory and diagnostic work.
The Department of General Dentistry actively cooperates with healthcare establishments of Minsk region, conducts consultations of complicated patients, participates in dentists’ consiliums.
Regularly, staff of the department takes part in video-seminars, gives reports in other cities, which is vital important for the system continuing education of dentists.
Annually, professors and lecturers of the department participate in the regional competition for dentists and scientific and in the practical seminar on actual issues of therapy dentistry. Such events are organized by the Belarusian Association of Dentists, Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education and Minsk Regional Dental Polyclinic.
Scientific and research seminars are always held in the format of a constructive dialogue, with an intense debate and exchange of opinions.