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After a six-year program, graduate students have the skills for visiting patients and treating different kinds of oral and dental diseases as well as sufficient and comprehensive knowledge in up-to-date dentistry sciences. In two years students pass basic sciences and then enter the clinic for 4 years to learn the diagnosis and treatment of different kinds of diseases.

Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS)


Our mission is to train graduates who are knowledgeable, committed to professional ethics and capable to meet the oral health needs of the society. Our graduates play a critical role in preservation and promotion of oral health by offering a variety of prevention and treatment services.

Expected Capabilities of Graduates

  •  Effective professional communication
  •   Obtaining patient history, assessment and oral examination
  • Reasonable test requests and interpretation
  • Reasonable relevant imaging requests
  • Problem diagnosis
  •  Rational Prescribing
  •  Adopting the most appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic approach to deliver to the patients
  •   Dental consultation
  •  Training patients and their companions
  •  Referral, follow-up and monitoring patient's oral health
  • Research and knowledge production
  •   Leadership and management of oral health in health care system
  •  Supporting and defending individual and society rights (advocacy)
  •   Using information technology and search in electronic resources
  •   Developing self confidence
  • Lifelong learning
  •   Procedural skills



The program of Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) takes 6 years and consists of two stages:

1.      Basic sciences

2.      Specific courses

Stage one takes two years and consists of general courses, basic sciences and some specific courses being presented theoretically and practically in classes and labs.

Stage two takes four years where specific courses are presented theoretically and practically through training and internship courses which are held in classes, labs, workshops, preclinics, dental clinics, hospital wards, and health care centers.



1.      General courses



2.      Basic sciences



3.      Specific courses (obligatory)



4.      Specific courses (optional)







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Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Undergraduate
School / Faculty: International Campus
Department: Department of Dentistry
Major (Name Of Program): Dentistry
This program contact information:
Telephone: +98 (35)3725 8410
Email Address:
Address: International Affairs, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Central Building, Bahonar Sq.,Yazd, Iran
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Length of Training: ---
Language Requirement:

Some courses at SSU are presented in English including the subjects of basic sciences in the first two years of study. You should make sure to have sufficient fluency in written and spoken English to manage your course from the start. All international applicants are supposed to obtain Upper-Intermediate Language Certificate in English (ULCE) held by University Language Center (ULC) with minimum passing score of 70.00.

If a student fails to pass the exam, he/she is required to enroll in and complete general English courses at ULC before the comprehensive exam. (An appropriate course is one for which a student qualifies by placement test)

Students who plan to continue English language study beyond the requirement level may take the placement test in order to attend ULC courses.

Since field training is presented in Persian, all non-Persian-speaking applicants must attend Persian classes.


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