Üsküdar University Faculty of Dentistry is preparing to accept its first students in the 2021-2021 academic year. Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry Prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay noted that they will train knowledgeable, well-equipped, value-creating dentists of the future with their laboratories, clinics, classrooms and social areas equipped with the latest technology in the NP Dental and Health Campus, which is established on an area of 35 thousand square meters. Expressing that they have renewed and enriched the Dentist and Dentistry recipe, which has come from the past to the present, according to the dynamics of the future, Günay stated that they offer a unique education program to the students in the light of this renewed vision.
Üsküdar University Faculty of Dentistry Dean Prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay said that the faculty, which was established in the 2020-2021 academic year, will accept its first students in the 2021-2022 academic year. The faculty has 40 quotas.
prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay: “We will train the dentists of the future at the NP Dental and Health Campus”
Noting that Üsküdar University Faculty of Dentistry is located in the NP Dental and Health Campus, which is built on an area of 35 thousand square meters, Prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay, “Our faculty awaits knowledgeable and well-equipped dentist candidates of the future with its state-of-the-art laboratories, clinics, classrooms, social areas and much more.” said.
Basic medical science education will be given at the faculty of medicine
Emphasizing the importance of having the Faculty of Dentistry on the same campus as the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay noted that they will provide training in two departments, Clinical Disciplines and Basic Education Disciplines. prof. Dr. Yumushan Gunay said:
“Our students at Üsküdar University Faculty of Dentistry will receive their basic medical science education in our Faculty of Medicine. Our Faculty of Medicine, which is 200 meters from our faculty, can be reached in three minutes on foot. Students will be able to benefit from the multidisciplinary 1 and 2 laboratories, medical education skills laboratory, anatomy laboratory and simulated patient laboratory in the Faculty of Medicine, as well as a lecture hall, smart classrooms, conference hall, library and dining hall. Üsküdar University Faculty of Dentistry students, who will also benefit from the garden and social areas located in the greenery, will take firm steps towards a bright future with all these opportunities.”
prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay stated that they are continuing their preparations at full speed to bring the first students of Üsküdar University Faculty of Dentistry, which makes a difference with its modern infrastructure features as well as its strong academic staff, to meet with high-level higher education.
It has a closed circuit video and sound system.
Noting that there are 30 student training desks and a phantom laboratory with an instructor's desk in the faculty, Prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay said, “On the same floor, there is a plaster and acrylic laboratory and a preclinical laboratory with 60 student training tables and an instructor's table. With the closed-circuit video and sound system integrated into the laboratories, the activities at the instructor's desk can be simultaneously transferred to the monitors on the student training desks. said.
Training will be given in different clinics and laboratories
prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay has 70 units specially designed for students and lecturers in the Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology Clinic, Periodontology Clinic and Restorative Clinic, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic, Endodontic Clinic, Prosthetic Dentistry Clinic and Integrated Treatment Clinic in his faculties. He said he had a dental unit. Günay noted that they also include dental units that disabled patients can use.
prof. Dr. Günay said that the Faculty of Dentistry also includes a preclinical laboratory with 60 student training tables, a plaster-acrylic laboratory, a full-fledged operating room, sterilization and radiology units.
Günay: “We aim to train a dentist who produces value”
prof. Dr. Günay said, “In another leg of our program, an informatics and robotics training will be presented that will prepare you for the dentistry of the future. Üsküdar University's experience and strong staff will be an important resource in realizing our program. The essence of the word; As Üsküdar University family, our aim is to prepare you for the future as a dentist who creates value in the name of human values, happiness and science.” he said.
It will also have social and cultural areas.
prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay said that in addition to anatomy, medical skills, multidisciplinary I and II laboratories for basic medical sciences, there are classrooms and lecture halls equipped with the latest technology in the Faculty of Dentistry. prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay said, “For the social and cultural development of students, there are a 600-person conference hall, cafes, restaurants, gyms, two separate libraries with rich content and reading areas.” said.
A unique education model…
Stating that they aim to train successful and well-equipped dentists of the future, Prof. Dr. Yumuşhan Günay stated that they renewed and enriched the definition of Dentist and Dentistry, which came from the past to the present, according to the dynamics of the future, "We offer students an original education program in the light of this renewed vision." used the phrases.
Also, Prof. Dr. Günay noted that Üsküdar Faculty of Dentistry set out with the education and equipment that will keep the age alive and build the future, and that, as a faculty, they aim to inform the society about oral and dental health.