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Start Date 15-08-2024
Apply Before 01-07-2024
Duration 4 years
Location Lithuania
Format Full Time
Course Fee € 3590

Key Information
Key Information

  • Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU), Kaunas, Lithuania
  • BSc in Oral Health Care and qualification of the Dental Hygienist
  • On campus, Full time
  • 15 August
  • Duration: 4 years
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Overview
Overview

The aims of the Dental Hygiene Programme are to educate and train dental hygienists based on the requirements recognized in the EU, to create possibilities for acquiring the qualification of a dental hygienist, granting the right to provide healthcare services, to foster interest in the novelties of the science and practice of oral health care, to develop creative, scientific, and critical thinking, and the sense of intellectual satisfaction from studies or work.
These aims of the Dental Hygiene Programme are directly related to the mission of the Programme – to educate and train dental hygienists who are able to provide with professional oral hygiene procedures and could cooperate with other health care specialists for ensuring individual and public health.

AFTER GRADUATION YOU CAN:
Continue your education by entering MSc programmes. Later PhD studies

Practice dental hygiene. Work in public or private institutions conducting oral health care or other related areas of oral health care promotion

Consult patients on issues of oral and dental diseasesꞌ prevention and healthy living preparing prevention programs for improving health maintenance factors

Work with diagnostic dental equipment, devices, instruments, and materials applying measures of infection control and methods for completing oral care procedures.

Program Structure
Program Structure

What you will learn each year: Year 1
  • Natural Sciences,
  • Human Anatomy,
  • Dental Hygienst’s Professional Health,
  • Psychology of Communication,
  • Lithuanian Language
Years 2
  • Physiology,
  • Oral Health and Personal Oral Hygiene,
  • Ethics,
  • Ergonomics,
  • Phantom Course in Professional Dental Hygiene
Years 3
  • Professional Dental Hygiene and Clinical Practice,
  • Cariology and Clinical Practice,
  • Periodontology and Clinical Practice,
  • Oral Surgery: pain control,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Radiology,
  • Prevention of Oral Diseases
Years 4
  • Clinical Practice,
  • Paediatric Dentistry and Clinical Practice,
  • Oral Health Care of Elderly People,
  • Oral Health Care of Orthodontic Patients,
  • Introduction into Prosthetic Dentistry

Acceptance Conditions
Acceptance Conditions

  1. Matriculation / School Leaving Certificate approved by the governmental authorities
  2. Transcripts of high school/ senior secondary school courses verifying successful completion of General Biology and General Chemistry. For Health Psychology study programme - Mathematics and General Biology
  3. Certificate proving the knowledge of English language: TOEFL – minimum 65 points (iBT); IELTS – above 5.5 points; the certificate confirming the knowledge of a foreign language at minimum B2 level (CEFR) or similar.
  4. Motivation letter;
  5. Passport or ID copy;
  6. One passport-type photograph (3x4 cm);
  7. Application fee 150 EUR (nonrefundable).

Fees And Funding
Fees And Funding

Full time studies: €3,590 / year

Contact Name: Ausra Surantiene

Number: 865908381

E-mail: Ausra.surantiene@lsmuni.lt