Study Programs  
     
 
  1. Doctor of Dental Surgery Programs  
       
  Philosophy  
       
        Thailand’s sustained development needs the promotion of health development to improve the people’s quality of life.  The program aims at establishing the knowledgeable and skilful dentists able to serve patients and their families, communities and societies, in order to cause Thailand’s sustained development in oral health promotion, disease prevention, curative treatment, rehabilitation, and development of quality of life.  By means of problem- and community-based learning systems accompanied with the student-centered philosophy, the program stresses at the education management that causes the students to be full of moral and to consciously solve the patients’ problems in physical and psychological aspects and those of the communities.  
       
  Program’s objectives  
       
    To establish the successful who possess all characteristics as follows:  
  1. Aspects of knowledge:  
    1.1 Human beings in view of structures, functions, physical and psychological developments, etiologies of and effects  
      from physical and psychological abnormalities, and appropriate practices for such abnormalities,  
    1.2 Basic knowledge in humanities and social sciences in order that they can be applied to the professional knowledge  
      and the management of services for Thai people’s health,  
    1.3 Sufficient basic knowledge for the conduction of medical and public health researches and for the continuing  
      educations of dental specialists.  
  2. Aspects of knowledge applications:  
    2.1 prevention, diagnosis, treatment, physical and psychological rehabilitations, as well as managing and solving all  
      related problems,  
    2.2 Critically identifying and sequencing health problems in each community’s level, and consciously thinking,  
      analyzing, and solving such problems  
    2.3 Capabilities of self-acquired knowledge and constant learning  
  3. Moral, ethics, and dental profession’s attitudes  
         
  Program’s duration length of study  
       
    Six years (twelve academic semesters)  
       
  Opportunities of the successful  
       
  1. Academic members teaching and conducting researches in all universities, as well as in all hospitals belonging to Ministry  
    of Public Health, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, State Enterprises, and etc.  
  2. Dentists in private clinics and hospitals  
       
       
  2. Master of Sciences Program in Dentistry  
       
  Philosophy  
       
        The program stresses at developing the dentists’ potentials, in accordance with Thailand’s participation in ASEAN Community.  It also aims at establishing the dentists with moral, ethics, and readiness of application their knowledge to serve the people and to develop their qualities of life.  
       
  Program’s objectives  
       
    To establish the successful who possess all characteristics as follows:  
  1. Moral, ethics, and morales to become the dental profession’s leaders  
  2. Knowledge and potentials, in accordance with the dental specialists’ basic qualifications to sit for the examinations  
  3. Skills and specialization in advance dental treatment  
  4. Potentials to produce dentistry-relating researches and innovations, with subsequent utilizations for social benefits  
       
  Program’s duration length of study  
       
    Two years (four academic semesters)  
       
  Opportunities of the successful  
       
  1. Academic members teaching and conducting researches in all universities, as well as in all hospitals belonging to Ministry  
    of Public Health, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, State Enterprises, and etc.  
  2. Dentists in private clinics and hospital.  
       
       
  3. Doctor of Philosophy Program in Oral Biology  
       
  Philosophy  
       
        The program aims at developing researchers in the field of dentistry to advance all dentistry-relating researches and academic knowledge.  
       
  Program’s objectives  
       
    To establish the successful who possess all characteristics as follows:  
  1. Moral, ethics and profession's codes of conduct  
  2. Knowledge to conduct both basic and applied researches related to the problems in oral biology  
  3. Professional skills to become researchers who help Thailand’s development of public health and are able to team with  
    international researchers  
  4. Knowledge and potentials to become the university’s academic members  
         
  Program’s duration length of study  
       
    Type 2.1:   3-year-program with a maximum of six academic years  
    Type 2.2:   4-year-program with a maximum of eight academic years  
       
  Opportunities of the successful  
       
  1. Academic members teaching and conducting researches in all universities, as well as in all hospitals belonging to Ministry  
    of Public Health, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Interior, State Enterprises, and etc.  
  2. Dentists in private clinics and hospitals.  
       
       
  4. Certificate Program in Dental Assistance  
       
  Philosophy  
       
        The program aims at developing the dentist-relating personnel who are knowledgeable and abilities to efficiently assist the dentists.  
       
  Program’s objectives  
       
    To establish the successful who possess all characteristics as follows:  
  1. Skills in efficiently preparing the dental materials and equipments for the treatment provided to the patients  
  2. Basic knowledge on and abilities in the dental services, the basic dental public health education for the people, and the  
    co-operative work with other relating fields  
  3. Basic biological knowledge on head, neck, and face,  
  4. Knowledge on and comprehension in life, environment, and societies, and full of generosity for and gentle to the patients  
  5. Moral, respect, good human relationships, responsibilities, and loyalties to the profession  
       
  Program’s duration length of study  
       
    One year (two academic semesters)  
       
  Opportunities of the successful  
       
    A dental assistance in general dental clinics, as well as in private and government-operated hospitals  
       
 
     
Faculty of Dentistry, Naresuan University, Phitsanulok 65000, Thailand Tel: + 66 55 96 6062; Fax: + 66 55 96 6053