Faculty of Dentistry
Axmedov Alisher Astanovich
|Reception time:||Monday-Saturday: 08: 30-17: 00|
|Fax:||Samarkand, Amur Temur, 18|
Specialty: 5510400 – Dentistry
Qualification: general dentist
Training period: 5 years
Form of training: full-time
The faculty includes four departments:
• 1st Dental Department;
• 2nd Dental Department;
• Department of pediatric dentistry;
• Department of oral and maxillofacial surgery with a course of pediatric OMFS.
THE FACULTY HISTORY
The faculty was opened on the initiative of the rector of the institute A.M.Shamsiyev in 2009.
Strengthening the material and technical base and the growing authority of the institute, as well as a significal shortage of dental staff in Samarkand region were the prerequisites for opening a dental faculty.
Immediately after the opening of the faculty, the first dean of the faculty was appointedas a head of the dentistry course, doctor of medical sciences Kubayev Saidolim Esirgapovich. Intensive work startedon the formation of the dean's office of the faculty of Dentistry, preparation for the training of dental students in biomedical departments of the institute.
Since its inception, the entire period of development of the faculty has gone with the constant attention and assistance of the institute’s administration. In the training of students of the dental faculty, the rich potential of the departments of pediatric and medical faculties, where there are established scientific schools, is used. In a short period of time, it was possible to form the backbone of teaching staff in specialized dental areas and organize clinical bases for organizing a full-fledged educational process.
From the very beginning of the organization of the faculty, a lot of work has been done to improve the quality of teaching, new methods of conducting practical classes are being mastered. In the e-learning system moodle.sammi.uz, all the necessary material for mastering the subjects has been created and a bank of tests and situational tasks has been created for teaching and monitoring students' knowledge.
In junior courses, students of the Faculty of Dentistry study humanitarian, socio-economic and natural sciences, including subjects of the biomedical cycle. Already from the 2nd year, the study of specialized dental disciplines begins: propaedeutics of therapeutic, surgical and orthopedic dentistry, prevention of dental diseases.
During the academic year and summer time, practical training is provided in specialized dental areas. Agreements are concluded with the health departments of Samarkand and other regions of the Republic on the consolidation of treatment facilities for internships. During the training, students undergo all kinds of practices: nursing, assistant physician, assistant surgeon, assistant orthopedic surgeon, assistant pediatric dentist.
Graduates of the faculty receive the qualification of “dentist”. In the future, it is possible to study in a magistracy and clinical residency in specialties requiring in-depth training: “Therapeutic dentistry”, “Surgical dentistry”, “Orthopedic dentistry”, “Pediatric dentistry”, “Maxillofacial surgery”, “Orthodontics”.
Scientific work at the faculty has always been carried out in close interconnection with the training of scientific and pedagogical personnel and the requirements of practical health care. The main task of the faculty is to train highly qualified specialists with high fundamental, general medical and professional training.
The faculty members actively participate in conferences held at the institute, medical universities of the Republic and the CIS countries. On November 17, 2017, the Institute held a scientific and practical conference with international participation “Actual problems of modern dentistry”. The conference was attended by more than 300 delegates: leading dentists from Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, practical dentists from CIS countries, our Republic, as well as leading specialists from dentists in Uzbekistan.
Teachers of the departments of the faculty do a great job of organizing research work. The faculty actively cooperates with research institutes and centers, educational and medical institutions of the Republic, near and far abroad.
Students take an active part in the research work, including within the framework of the student scientific society of the institute. The involvement of students in scientific activity is carried out through student scientific circles.
EDUCATIONAL AND METHODOLOGICAL WORK
Today the faculty unites four dental departments:
• 1st Dental Department ( head of department A.B. Norbutayev);
• 2nd Dental Department ( head of department S.A. Isroilov);
• Department of pediatric dentistry ( head of department R.A. Rakhimberdiyev);
• Department of oral and maxillofacial surgery with a course of pediatric OMFS ( head of department U.B. Gaffarov).
Students of the faculty study at the departments, which are located both in the clinical bases of the institute, and at the bases of the Samarkand regional and city dental clinics, children's clinic and in the department of maxillofacial surgery of the city medical association of Samarkand.
The development of specialized disciplines by students in the departments is carried out in a well-organized educational process, implemented using modern equipment, which contributes to a deeper development of educational material. The departments have the necessary complex of training facilities, educational and scientific laboratories, demonstration halls and classes, which allows the educational process to be carried out in accordance with the curriculum, typical and work programs. Students via the Internet have access to teaching materials of the institute’s e-learning system.
SPECIAL WORK WITH TALENTED STUDENTS
The main areas of activity in working with gifted students are the creation of a program for working with gifted youth, conducting events among the faculty and students of the faculty for the selection of gifted youth, encouraging gifted students, establishing and strengthening ties with educational institutions of the Republic and foreign countries.
Gifted students of the faculty actively participate in student conferences and various competitions held at the institute, medical universities of the Republic and the CIS. Thus, students use the opportunity to systematize and generalize their theoretical knowledge, improve practical skills for using innovative technologies in a student-centered environment (organizing and conducting debates, business games, presentations, as well as public speaking in educational, scientific, and social activities).
The departments havestudent scientific circlesworking. The subjects of their meetings are diverse, which allows students to choose the most interesting area of research. Students conduct an interesting and diverse scientific-theoretical and practical work, participate in master classes, etc.
SPIRITUAL AND EDUCATIONAL WORK
The main areas of educational work at the Faculty of Dentistry are: promoting the activities of student self-government, promoting student employment, organizing support for students' creative initiatives, promoting physical education and a healthy lifestyle. The main forms of work that implement the main areas of educational activity at the Faculty of Dentistry are the creation and organization of work of creative, scientific associations and collectives, the unification of students and teachers of interest through the organization of cultural events, sports, scientific and educational events, the organization of student leisure.
The organization of educational work at the faculty is carried out by the primary organization of the Union of Youth, the student trade union committee, the committee of women of the faculty, councils of curators, educational structures of hostels and student self-government bodies.
In order to increase the efficiency of educational work, improve its organization, the principles of an individual approach are used, the faculty has an institute of curators assigned to certain student groups, which are recommended by the department of spiritual and educational work of the institute and the dean of the faculty from among the most experienced teachers of scientific staff.
As part of the educational work carried out at the faculty, a significant number of events were conducted.