Clinical Dentistry Program


Program Description


The course includes various theoretical and practical programs of the School of Dentistry in various disciplines. The students attend the following departments during the one-month program:

  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Department of Community Oral Health
  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Department of Restorative Dentistry
  • Department of Orthodontic
  • Department of Prosthodontics
  • Department of Periodontics
  • Department of Dental Biomaterials
  • Department of Endodontics


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Program Objectives


The program aims to promote practical and academic skills of students. In addition, it will prepare an opportunity to improve their skills mainly in the following areas:

  • How to take a complete history before the surgery
  • How to manage preparation patient’s stress
  • How to make appropriate flaps for impacted wisdom teeth surgery
  • How to manage different types of wisdom teeth impaction
  • How to manage the complications before, during and after the surgery
  • How to suture the operation site to reduce postoperative periodontal problems
  • Communication and dental examination skills regarding the elderly
  • Discussing the histological appearance of specific pathological entities
  • Recognizing the clinical and/or radiographic manifestations of pathological conditions affecting the oral cavity
  • Distinguishing between different types of tooth discolorations
  • Describing various types of bleaching treatment planning
  • Describing various types of bleaching materials and methods
  • Management of tooth hypersensivity during or after tooth bleaching
  • Providing safety issues about tooth bleaching materials
  • Getting familiar with various type of Temporary Anchorage Devices (TAD)
  • Know the advantages of using TAD
  • Know the application of TAD in orthodontic treatment
  • Ability to choose the best size and location of TAD for a given treatment objective
  • Ability to insert a mini-screw in a proper position
  • Ability to apply the inserted mini-screw in the fixed orthodontic treatment process


Method of Instruction


  • Lectures
  • Lecture-discussion
  • Field studies
  • Demonstration
  • Live-surgery


Program Location


School of Dentistry, TUMS


Program Director


Dr. Donya Alinejhad


Program Instructors


  • Dr. Ahmad Sodagar
  • Dr. Katayoun Sargeran
  • Dr. Simin Zahra Mohebbi
  • Dr. Mariam Memarian
  • Dr. Mahid Soroush
  • Dr. Farnoosh Razmara
  • Dr. Mahdia Gholami
  • Dr. Nafiseh Sheikhbahaie
  • Dr. Masoomeh Tabatabaie
  • Dr. Fariba Motevasselian
  • Dr. Fereshteh Baghai
  • Dr. Pouyan Aminishakib
  • Dr. Monir Moradzadeh
  • Dr. Nazanin Mahdavi
  • Dr. Neda Kardooni
  • Dr. Alireza Parhiz
  • Dr. Farnoosh Mohammadi
  • Dr. Ata Gharajeie
  • Dr. Mehrnoosh Momeni
  • Dr. Amirali Badri
  • Dr. Amirjalal Abbasi
  • Dr. Reza Sharifi
  • Dr. Mahboube Hasheminasab
  • Dr. Marzieh Alikhasi
  • Dr. Mojgan Paknejad
  • Dr. Tabassom Houshmand
  • Dr. Kazem Ashofteh


Numbers and Dates


Number Of Positions Offered 10
Program Duration 10 Days
Program Start Date July 1, 2017
Program Finish Date August 2, 2017
Application Deadline April 30, 2017
Tuition Fee $500


Who Can Attend


Dental students




Dental students at their last two years of BDS or DDS program


How To Apply


All applicants should apply online. Please note there is no in-person admission. You can fill in the Online Application Form and upload all the required documents. For more information on online application procedure please contact


Visa Application


TUMS will assist you in obtaining your visa after you are admitted. All international students are required to obtain a student visa from the Iranian Consulate/Embassy in their home country before departing for Iran. After we receive your completed Visa Application Form (VAF), at least 6 to 8 weeks should be allowed for the completion of the visa application. Student will enter Iran with a one-month visa. After visiting their school and familiarizing themselves with the schedule and surroundings, students will be accompanied to the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology in order to extend their student visa (if necessary).




If you require accommodation, you will be given the opportunity to use our international dormitories located close to campus in Tehran at student rate.

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