|Required Courses||Dual Degree||Duration|
|50 Courses||Not Available||8 Semesters|
|Language||Credit Hours||Annual Fees|
|English||130 Hours||39,000 EGP|
Put a smile on people’s faces every day as a Prosthetic Dentistry technologist and brush up your career opportunities! This unique program at GU offers you an outstanding learning experience and gives you the chance to join a one of a kind field in Egypt.
This specialized program at GU qualifies graduates to work in dental laboratories. It provides the students with the basic sciences focusing on acquiring practical skills and mastering the use of dental equipment and devices based on a full understanding of the engineering fundamentals as well as full training in terms of operation and maintenance.
The program also provides students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the construction of complete and partial dentures whether acrylic or cobalt chrome. Students practice the construction of fixed prostheses including metal-related ceramics, complete ceramics as well as prostheses supported by dental implants. Moreover, the program provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge to fabricate different orthodontic devices used in dentistry.
Furthermore, students learn how to builds facial and maxillofacial prostheses, such as ears, nose and eyes. Additionally, students will be able to perform different oro-maxillofacial radiographic pictures according to the prescription of dentist. Students will learn how to be dental assistants in clinics as well as administer comprehensive advice on oral and dental hygiene for the patients according to their needs. Those who complete the program successfully will be given the title of “Dental Prosthesis Technologist”.
Dental Prosthesis Technologists work in a commercial dental laboratory that belongs to dental clinics or they can be self-employed. They are masters of their craft and are essential members of the dental-health care team. They receive ,for example, dental impressions and prescriptions from the dentist, apply their skill and expertise in fabricating the prescribed appliance then return it to the dentist for placement in the patient’s mouth.