Rola Al Habashneh,
The Dental Teaching Clinics
Tele.: +962 2 7201000
The provision of excellence in dental education and health care
توفير التميز في تعليم طب الأسنان وفي رعاية صحة الفم والأسنان
The Dental Teaching Clinics (DTCs) are highly regarded as the centre of excellence serving the dental profession and promoting oral and dental health care in the country. Endeavors are made to maintain the dental centre competent at national and international levels. Thus, the centre is fully equipped with up to date dental equipment which make possible providing dental patients with dental treatment of meticulous procedures and excellent quality. A large number of well trained supporting staff has been employed to assist the specialists and consultants in providing dental treatment of high standards in different disciplines. The centre offers primary oral and dental health care within a teaching environment and an advanced dental treatment in a specialized set up. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of:
our students in their dental education in a unique academic environment.
our students' research requirements.
our patients for excellent and cost-effective health care.
our staff for their scholarly research, ongoing development and welfare.
our local society for gaining access to dental care of international level.
our nation for a partnership in promoting health.
The DTCs aim to achieve the following objectives:
Provide clinical training for dental students.
Provide comprehensive and specialized dental treatment, for university students, employees and
their families and other patients from local community and outside.
Provide continuous dental education courses in different dental disciplines.
Provide facilities for research in accordance with university mission.
Be a referral center for different dental disciplines, nation wide.
Provide an opportunity for dental auxiliaries to improve their skills.
Provide dental training for students aiming for international dental examinations.
Several dental services are provided at the DTCs situated in Irbid city. The DTCs are located in an accessible area which is served by public transport. They are composed of 11 wings hositing teaching and private clinics, lecture rooms, dental supply store, dental laboratories, maintenance unit, sterilization and dental radiology units. In addtion, the DTCs have adminstrative offices and meeting rooms.
The DTCs contain 117 dental units. An up-to-date instruments and materials are distributed on daily basis to the following specialties: Initial treatment unit, Oral medicine, Oral Surgery, Endodontics, Operative Dentistry, fixed parital dentures, and removable prosthodontics Prosthodontics, Pedodontics, Orthodontics and Periodontics.
The DTCs provide clinical training of undergraduate and postgraduate dental students, dental hygienists, dental assistants and dental technology students.
In Summary, the dental teaching clinics offer the opportunities for
- students to acquire expertise in oral and dental health care
- students to receive dental training of high standards.
- patients to recieve treatment by students at a reduced fees.
- patients to receive treatment by speciaist against standardised fees.
- staff to undertake research projects in an appropriate environment.