The Dental Faculty of the TSMA is the oldest dental faculty in Russia. It is the successor of I.A. Pashutin`s Dental School founded in 1902 in St. Petersburg. Nowadays the Tver State Medical Academy is one of the leading and most prestigious places for dental education in Russia and Eastern Europe.
The Faculty of Dental Medicine of the Tver State Medical Academy is:
- more than 800 students;
- 363 tutors;
- 40 departments.
The academic staff of the Faculty includes 9 PhD holders with completed postdoctoral research and 45 PhD holders with completed doctoral research.
Much attention at the Faculty is paid to practical training and sharpening of necessary manual skills. For this purpose the Academy owns the dental clinic where students of the Faculty have full approach to patients under supervision of their teachers.
The duration of professional studies at the Faculty of Dental Medicine is 5 years. Graduates of the Faculty become skilful in modern methods of prevention, diagnostics and treatment of oral cavity diseases in children and adults. They are always in demand in dental clinics of Russia and abroad.