Title of the title: Degree in Dentistry
Branch of knowledge: Health Sciences
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry R / de San Francisco, s / n 15782 Santiago de Compostela
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Decree 150/2010 of September 16, 2010
Date of publication in the BOE: BOE of March 3, 2011
Date of the last accreditation: 07/11/2017
Responsible for the title: Álvarez Escudero, Julián
Title coordinator: Mora Bermudez, Maria Jesus Jose
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: Face-to-face
Study regime: face-to-face
Languages of use: Spanish Galician EnglishInteruniversity degree: No
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsThe objective of the Bachelor's Degree in Dentistry from the University of Santiago de Compostela is to train professionals with adequate knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies, who are trained to serve society by meeting their dental health demands, both in the prevention, as well as diagnosis and treatment, in an ethical, efficient and safe way. These professionals must appreciate the need for professional development and continuing education throughout life, be able to efficiently use advances in knowledge and technology, and understand the central role of the patient in making therapeutic decisions.
Basic skillsThat students have demonstrated to possess and understand knowledge in an area of study that starts from the base of general secondary education, and is usually found at a level that, although supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that imply knowledge from the forefront of your field of study;
That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and possess the competencies that are usually demonstrated through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of study;
That students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of study) to make judgments that include reflection on relevant issues of a social, scientific or ethical nature;
That students can transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both a specialized and non-specialized audience;
That the students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.CurriculumItineraries or mentions:
Are not contemplated
Temporal arrangement of studies:To access the subjects of module IV, the student will have to have approved 90 ECTS of modules I, II and III that must include the subjects: Morphology and Function of the Stomatognathic Apparatus, Introduction to Dentistry, Clinic and laboratory, General Radiology and Radiological Protection.
The following incompatibilities are established between subjects of module IV because the student performs clinical activity in patients:Incompatibility: Pathology and Dental Therapeutics I
Affected matter: Pathology and Dental Therapeutics II
Incompatibility: Occlusion and Prosthetic Dentistry I
Affected matter: Occlusion and Prosthetic Dentistry II
Incompatibility: Oral Surgery I
Affected matter: Oral Surgery II
Incompatibility: Basic Orthodontics
Affected matter: Clinical Orthodontics3. To access the supervised practices, the student must have passed the subjects: Dental Pathology and Therapeutics II
 Occlusion and Prosthetic Dentistry II
 Oral Surgery II
 Pediatric dentistry4. For access to module IV and the supervised practices, there will be a joint evaluation prior to the final qualification of the incompatibilities for its global assessment, which will be carried out by an Evaluation Quality Committee made up of the Coordinating Professors of the subjects object of evaluation and chaired by the Professor Responsible for the Quality of the Degree or by the Coordinator of the Degree.
Credit transfer and recognition:
It consists of the acceptance by a university of the credits that were obtained in an official education, in the same or in another university, and that are computed in other different education for the purposes of obtaining an official degree.
It implies that in the official academic documents accrediting the successive teachings for each student, the totality of the credits obtained in official teachings taken previously, at the same or at another university, that have not led to the obtaining of an official degree, will be included.
The USC regulates these two figures in the following regulations published on the web:
Recognition of university activities and transversal competences of the usc:
Students will be able to obtain up to a maximum of 12 optional credits for the recognition of the activities contemplated in article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 and of the transversal competences of the USC. Cross-cutting competences for all USC Master's degrees are considered instrumental knowledge of (1) foreign languages; (2) Galician language, and (3) information and communication technologies. In any case, the maximum number of recognizable credits for the activities of article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 will be 6.Professional outingsThis qualification qualifies for the profession of dentist (dentist) following the requirements of ORDER CIN / 2136/2008, of July 3, for the verification of official university degrees that enable the exercise of the profession of dentist.