Faculty of Dentistry as part of the Tishk International University ranked #1 private university in Iraq, has consistently maintained the highest quality of dental education since its founding in 2008.
Mission and Vision
The mission of the dentistry (B.D.S) degree program is to raise dentists who are equipped with an up-to-date knowledge and skills in dental science by providing evidence-based learning, competency-based curriculum and state-of-the-art clinical practice to the students.
To build an exceptional socially accountable Faculty through leadership in education, research and patient care and to be recognized as graduating highly skilled doctors for KRG, Iraq.
Professional excellence and integrity in living, learning and practicing with the highest ethical and clinical standards,
Commitment to advance dentistry through the integration of education, research, and collaboration.
Respect for each other’s rights, opinions, and beliefs in a diverse, culturally-sensitive and supportive environment.
A culture of open communication that fosters a sense of community.
Graduates will have the ability to recognize the scientific principles needed for the provision of high standard oral health care.
Graduates will have the ability to recognize and follow the rules & regulations that govern the dental profession.
Graduates will have the ability to practice evidence-based dentistry in the provision of high standard oral health care.
Graduates will be able to work collaboratively with clinicians, parents and other medical specialties advocating for the health of the patient.
Graduates will have the ability to practice dentistry with high professional attitude and work ethics.
Graduates will be able and interested in conducting dental research.
By the end of this program students will be able to:
Discuss an in-depth knowledge of the art and science of dentistry and normal human structure and function.
Apply the basic principles of conservative dental treatment.
Identify and interpret the implications of systemic medical conditions to the management of oral health.
Diagnose systemic medical conditions that present with oral symptoms and initiate appropriate management.
Identify complex situations and appropriately manage such situations in liaison with specialist health practitioners.
Apply strategies for oral disease prevention, health maintenance and health promotion for individuals and the community.
Implement comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs.
Apply the legal, ethical and professional responsibilities required of a practicing dentist.
Design an appropriate treatment planning for patients with multiple dental\oral problems.
Execute research projects based on a thorough knowledge of literature, data collection and analysis.
Explain the oral health needs of communities and engage in community service.