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Students of Dentistry are accepted each year through the National Entrance Exam

General Information of YUMS Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) Program


Yasuj School of Dentistry, founded in academic year of (2011-2012) . It accepts international students in Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) program for the upcoming semester.


Language of Instruction

Classes during the first years of the program are held in English, but as the persian skills of the students improve and because of the necessity of communicating with patients and involvement in clinical settings, some parts of the trainings will be held in Persian.


Class Location

 The classes will be held at YUMS campus in Yasuj, Iran.



Duration of the Program

D.D.S. program lasts at least 5-6 years



Application Deadline

Application is open all year round.




Degree: Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.)



D.D.S. is a six-year program which consists of a competency-based educational plan with emphasis on prevention caring, so that graduate students, besides sufficient and comprehensive knowledge in up-to-date dentistry sciences, have the skills for visiting patients and treating different kinds of oral and dental diseases. In this program, students pass basic sciences in two years and then enter the clinic for four years in order to pass courses in all dentistry departments and learn the diagnosis of different kinds of diseases in each department. The student completes a total of 207 credits within six years. As a result of working with numerous patients, students will become highly skilled in their clinical stage.


  • Basic Sciences

In four semesters, Basic Sciences courses cover the natural structure of the body at the molecular and cellular level (biochemistry, histology, and anatomy) of development (embryology) and function (physiology) that all are presented in the form of integrated blocks. In addition to these, different subjects (microbiology, parasitology, mycology, virology, immunology, and pathology) are also provided for the students along with general courses.

At the end of the Basic Sciences courses, there will be a comprehensive exam.


  • Pre-Clinical Phase

The students pass pre-clinic courses in the fifth semester in laboratories with different kinds of modules and educational models that are simulated with real clinical conditions and patients. After acquiring the requirements, eligible students enter the clinics to visit and treat patients. In the clinical stage, students (in small groups) enter the clinic and treat patients. Students of the Community Dentistry program enter the field and start the process of screening patients in the society.


  • Clinical Phase

  • In the twelfth semester, students who have acquired enough skills as interns or pre-doctoral students enter the main clinic and visit patients in a similar fashion to practices in a private office under the supervision of proficient professors. In the main clinic, students, besides making medical files for the main treatment program, treat all kinds of dental problems of patients.

At the end of this semester, students test their scientific and practical capabilities by taking a final exam.


Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Undergraduate
School / Faculty: School of Dentistry
Department: School of Dentistry
Major (Name Of Program): Dentistry
Special Website / Webpage: Go To Special Website
This program contact information:
Telephone: 00987433233254
Email Address:
Address: School of Dentistry, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Motahari Blvd., Yasuj, Iran
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Language Requirement:

The minimum score for TOEFL PBT, TOEFL iBT and IELTS is 525, 69 and 5.5 respectively.

Admission Requirement:
Undergraduate prospective students coming to YUMS aim at initiating their university life and realizing their academic goals. So, we encourage all applicants to apply to YUMS. Before you fill in the online application form, make sure that you exhibit the required qualifications and hold the essential documents. As an undergraduate applicant, you should meet certain requirements depending on the program you are applying for. The list below outlines required documents for undergraduate application to YUMS:
  • A satisfactory academic record: Applicants must obtain a record of transcripts from the institution they have attended. There is no minimum required GPA to secure admission to an undergraduate program. However, competitive applicants have the GPA of 3.00 or above.
  • A secondary school diploma or the equivalent certificate
  • Curriculum vitae: This includes your personal information as well as your educational background and work experience.
  • Cover Letter: This letter demonstrates which program you are deciding to apply for.
  • Scan copy of the main page of your passport in high quality in any graphic format (PDF, JPEG, PNG)
  • Passport photo
  • Language requirements: Evidence of English Proficiency on the TOEFL or IELTS tests. The minimum score for TOEFL PBT, TOEFL iBT and IELTS is 525, 69 and 5.5 respectively.
NOTE: Applicants who have failed to meet minimum language requirements are allowed to apply as well. In case they are admitted to SUMS, they will undergo a language placement test at their arrival for assessment of their ability of speaking and reading English and Persian. Then, they should participate in language courses based on their level of performance on this test. They will also be given the chance of presenting their TOEFL or IELTS test scores during one year period.
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