WHAT IS A DENTIST, HOW TO BECOME DENTIST IN TURKEY?

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HOW TO BECOME ONE? WHAT DOES A DENTAL GRADUATE DO?

The Department of Dentistry in Turkey is for a total of 5 years, including preparation. During the first two years, theoretical courses are weighted, while in the last 3 years, more practical courses are held. As of 2020, there are 86 Faculties of Dentistry in Turkey. Education 5. and students who intern in their final year can open clinics after graduation. How a foreigner is to become a dentist in Turkey, what are your duties and responsibilities? Turkey Medicals, “Yes sure, here are all the details.” is said.

Many dentists in Turkey work in city and public hospitals. Other areas of work for dentists include oral and dental health centers.

For the Turkish dentistry is one of the specialties of Medicine. Doctors who perform this profession treat diseases that occur in areas such as teeth, jaw, palate. The specialties of dentistry are very diverse. For example, the field of doctors who treat the palate is Periodontology. In addition, doctors who fix skeletal problems in the face and jaw area are called Orthodontists.

Other areas of Turkish dentistry: Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial surgery, Pedodontics and Prosthetic dental treatments.

 

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WHAT DOES A DENTIST DO?

1- attracts rotten and broken teeth.

2- root tip resection and root canal treatment applies.

3- he listens to the patient’s complaints, diagnoses the disease by taking an X-ray of his teeth and jaw.

4- inform the patient about foods that should not be consumed.

5- applies periodontal operations to patients diagnosed with palate withdrawal.

6- cleans Tartars of teeth.

7- pulls 20 teeth that go wrong and cause the cheeks to swell.

8- wears braces as part of orthodontic treatment. At regular it checks whether the teeth have improved.

9- writes painkillers and antibiotics according to the type of disease.

10- applies various treatment methods to prevent bleeding gums.

11- applies porcelain and zirconium tooth coating applications in accordance with the demands of patients.

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HOW TO BECOME A DENTIST?

To become a dentist, you need to graduate from the 5-year Faculty of Dentistry. People who have completed their internships can then start working in hospitals and clinics.

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WHAT ARE THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DENTIST?

Dentists in Turkey must comply with the fee tariff prepared by the Turkish Dental Association. It is forbidden to charge patients above this tariff. In addition, dentists have a number of responsibilities to fulfill against their patients. These responsibilities, also called professional ethics, include:

1- dentists should respect the patient’s choices. If there is more than one treatment option, it should offer these options to the patient. However, based on their professional experience, they should explain to the patient which treatment is more suitable for them.

2- the treatments applied to incoming patients and the drugs given should be kept under record.

3- all medical equipment used in the Office must be sterilized. All tools, especially milling and cavitron, should not be used in other patients without cleaning.

4- care should be taken to clean the Office, the dentist should wash his hands with surgical hand washing solutions after each patient.

5- informing the patient about dental care and health is also one of the duties and responsibilities of dentists.

6- the patient has the right to get an opinion from another dentist. Every dentist should respect the right of patients.

7- dentists inform patients about correct brushing techniques and flossing. It gives illustrated brochures prepared by the Ministry of Health to patients and relatives of patients in Turkey.

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Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.

Awards:

Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.

Certificates:

Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.

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