Educational and methodical work


The main goal of the department ‘s activity is the formation of thorough and comprehensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of complications of dentognathic anomalies and deformations.


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Disciplines taught by the department:

Subjects Credits, hours
Introduction in clinical stomatology, preclinical course of orthodontics 2,5 / 75
Orthodontics 3rd year 4 / 120
Orthodontics 4th year 4 / 120
Orthodontics 5th year 3 / 90
Medical practice in orthodontics 4 / 120
Also, you will be able to improve your knowledge of orthodontics by choosing a course from elective disciplines:
Modeling the anatomical shape of teeth 3 / 90
Concepts of orthodontic treatment of patients with maxillofacial anomalies and deformities in different age periods 3 / 90
Multibonding equipment in the complex treatment of maxillofacial anomalies and deformations 3 / 90
Digital technologies in orthodontics 3 / 90


The working programs of the disciplines taught at the department were created in accordance with the Standard of Higher Education of  Ukraine in the specialty 221 “Dentistry” of the field of knowledge 22 “Health care” for the second (master’s) level of higher education, approved by the Order of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Ukraine № 879 dated 24.06.2019; Educational and professional program “Dentistry”, of the second (master’s) level of higher education in specialty 221 “Dentistry” of the field of knowledge 22 “Health care”, approved by the Academic Council of NMU named after O. O. Bogomolets (with changes and additions), protocol №12 dated April 28, 2022.

The content of working programs and thematic plans is adapted to the programs/thematic plans of medical universities in Europe, in particular the Medical University of Warsaw (Medical University of Warsaw, Poland).

The teaching staff is represented by 3 doctors and 24 candidates of sciences. Our teachers are practicing dentists with extensive professional experience in orthodontics.

The organization of training at the department provides 70% of the time for mastering practical skills.

Already in the 1st year of study, you will master the spatial representation and skills of reproducing the anatomical shape of the teeth.

In the II year of study, you will begin practical activity, practicing basic dental manipulations on phantoms.

From the 3rd year of study, you will be able to work with real patients: under the supervision of teachers , create individual comprehensive plans for the diagnosis and treatment of dentognathic anomalies and deformations, based on the principles of evidence-based medicine , perform practical stages, involve in the implementation of the treatment and diagnostic programs created by you the power of the departments of therapeutics, surgical, orthopedics, stomatology, located in the dental medical center.

For the acquisition and practice of practical skills, you have at your disposal 4 clinical rooms equipped with modern equipment and materials, an X-ray department, a dental laboratory and a digital laboratory.

The quality of education is ensured by teaching the modern concept of orthodontics (lectures, demonstrations, consultations, practical trainings, practice-oriented case methods) and control/correction of your acquired knowledge and skills by teachers at each session (written and oral survey, testing, verification of mastering of practical skills).

After completing the study of a separate section of the discipline, you will be able to verify the quality of the acquired knowledge at the final examination conducted by professors and associate professors of the department (the level of mastery of practical skills is checked, a written and oral survey, testing is conducted).

In detail, you can familiarize yourself with the regulations for conducting classes and control measures, and the evaluation criteria in the educational programs and syllabusses published on the official website of NMU named after O. O. Bogomolets.

In the case of insufficient mastery of the educational material, time is provided for additional preparation and the possibility of retaking the final examination.

Particular attention is paid to the development of the theoretical component and practical skills, that are necessary for successful completion of STEP and OSCE (work with STEP 2 test bases, additional practical trainings).


Academic integrity is an integral component of cooperation with the department and is guaranteed by the Regulations on academic integrity at O.O. Bogomolets and the Regulation on the system of internal quality assurance of higher education NMU named after O.O. Bogomolets. regulating the observance of academic integrity.

Distance learning format: preference is given to face-to-face learning, however, in the case of restrictions, stipulated by the Orders on the transition to distance learning of O.O. NMU Bogomolets, the department provides the educational process in distance (or mixed) form: educational content has been created, methods of conducting classes and control measures have been adapted, accompanying materials have been developed.

The result of studying at the department of orthodontics and prosthodontics propaedeutics is acquiring by You professional skills (competencies) in prevention of occurrence, comprehensive diagnosis, drawing up an individual plan for the treatment of dentognathic anomalies and deformations, and prevention of complications of orthodontic treatment.

Strategy for the development of educational activities departments:

  • regular updating of educational and methodological support according to modern global dental recommendations based on the principles of evidence-based medicine;
  • orientation to a student-centered approach to teaching.

P.S. We are open to communication in case of suggestions, questions regarding the educational activities of the department of orthodontics and prosthodontics propaedeutics: .


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