Core Competency



  • 1. Basic Sciences: - Competency in foundational subjects such as anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and pathology.
  • 2. Preclinical Skills: - Proficiency in preclinical exercises, including dental anatomy, wax carving, and simulation of dental procedures.
  • 3. Clinical Skills: - Competence in performing clinical procedures such as examinations, diagnosis,treatment planning, and various dental treatments (restorative, prosthodontic, periodontal, etc.).
  • 4. Radiology Competencies: - Ability to interpret dental radiographs and use imaging technology for diagnostic purposes.
  • 5. Ethics and Professionalism: - Understanding and adherence to ethical standards and professionalism in patient care, communication, and practice.
  • 6. Patient Management: - Competency in effectively managing and communicating with patients, including obtaining informed consent and addressing patient concerns.
  • 7. Practice Management: - Knowledge of basic principles of dental practice management, including infection control, record-keeping, and regulatory compliance.
  • 8. Research Skills: - Basic research skills, including the ability to critically appraise literature, understand research methodologies, and potentially contribute to dental research.
  • 9. Interdisciplinary Collaboration: - Ability to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals for comprehensive patient care.
  • 10. Continuous Professional Development: - Recognition of the importance of lifelong learning and staying updated with advancements in dental science and technology.