Introduction

Since its establishment until now, the Department of Oral and Dental Health at Prince Sultan College of Health Sciences in Dhahran has provided the best services in the field of oral and dental health as an essential part of its educational program, as the program includes the provision of free treatment to various groups in society. In addition to all of this, the department stresses the importance of education through participation in many campaigns and exhibitions aimed at raising awareness among citizens and to emphasize the importance of preventing oral and dental diseases.

About the program

Dental Assistant program is available to Saudi female students, which qualifies them upon graduation to obtain a bachelor’s degree in this specialty. In addition to theoretical educational programs, students can learn about the clinical applications of the dental assistant, including working alongside the doctor in regular clinics, specialized clinics, sterilization rooms, and administrative offices of the department.

Dr. Areej Abu khalid
Dr. Areej Abu khalidChairperson (A) of Dental and Oral Health Department
Office Room # G013 A / Office Ext. 3637
Brig. Gen. Dr. Assistant Professor, Mohammad Alzahrani
Brig. Gen. Dr. Assistant Professor, Mohammad AlzahraniConsultant, Dental Public Health, President, SDHS, BSDT, BSDH, Ms., PhD
Ext.6756
Chief Sergeants . Salem Hadi Al-Qahtani
Chief Sergeants . Salem Hadi Al-QahtaniLecturer
تحويلة 6943
Dr. Bilal Fayed
Dr. Bilal FayedSenior Dental Lecturer
Office Room # 1002-07 / Office Ext. 4511
Mrs. Maha Alharbi
Mrs. Maha AlharbiDOH Lecturer
Office Room # G012B / Office Ext. 6393
Ms. Salma Alsultan
Ms. Salma AlsultanDental Assistant
Office Room # G012B/ Office Ext. 6369
Ms./ Mariam Sharahili
Ms./ Mariam SharahiliDemonstrator
Office Room # G012B / Office Ext. 2341
Ms. Elaf AlShamrani
Ms. Elaf AlShamraniDemonstrator
Office Room # G012B / Office Ext. 2342
Sgt. Ahmed Al Jaafar
Sgt. Ahmed Al JaafarTechnician
Room 1002 Bldg. 80, Ext. 6943
Ms. Maha Al Harbi
Ms. Maha Al HarbiLecturer
Room G012B Bldg. 235, Ext. 6393
Ms. Razan Al Dossary
Ms. Razan Al DossaryClinical Assistant
Ext. 6272 Room G012B Bldg. 235
Ms.Awatef Al-Balawi
Ms.Awatef Al-BalawiSterilization Specialist
Ext. 6395 Room G012A Bldg. 235

Student’s HandBook

Program overview:

Mission

To graduate competent dental assistants who contribute to providing quality dental care and are prepared to serve the community, promote healthcare and participate in research

Vision

To be a distinguished program, locally and regionally, in the field of dental assisting for the high level of knowledge and skills.

Goals

  • Graduate qualified Dental Assistants, who possess the necessary knowledge and skills needed to join the workforce and provide quality care
  •  Prepare the dental assistants to be safe and competent dental health care professionals.
  • Provide and maintain a curriculum that will generate skilled dental assistant specialists.
  • Provide appropriate teaching and learning experiences to achieve the recognized standards of competence.
  •  Encourage dental assistant graduates about the importance of continuous education, scientific research, professional improvements and community services.

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  • Completed the First Year Program.
  • Minimum academic GPA of 3.75 out of 5.00 (or equivalent)
  • Ten students will be accepted into each session of the program
  • The final decision for admission to the program is made after discussing all the factors presented by each student.
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Program overview:

Mission

To graduate competent dental assistants who contribute to providing quality dental care and are prepared to serve the community, promote healthcare and participate in research

Vision

To be a distinguished program, locally and regionally, in the field of dental assisting for the high level of knowledge and skills.

Goals

  • Graduate qualified Dental Assistants, who possess the necessary knowledge and skills needed to join the workforce and provide quality care
  •  Prepare the dental assistants to be safe and competent dental health care professionals.
  • Provide and maintain a curriculum that will generate skilled dental assistant specialists.
  • Provide appropriate teaching and learning experiences to achieve the recognized standards of competence.
  •  Encourage dental assistant graduates about the importance of continuous education, scientific research, professional improvements and community services.
  • Successful completion of the Pre-Clinical courses**
  • Minimum of GPA 3.25**
  • Ten students will be admitted for each intake into the DA Program**
  • The final decision of admission into the program is made after a deliberation of all the factors presented by each prospective student.
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Program overview:

  • The applicant must be a citizen of Saudi Arabia. The acceptance of non-Saudi Arabian citizens is allowed if they have a grant or if they are funding their own studies.
  • The applicant must be a full-time student during their period of study.
  • The bridging program must be an extension of their diploma specialization.
  • The applicant diploma certificate is in one of the specializations classified within the health professions and the applicant must have a valid professional classification and registration certificate from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties upon application.
  • The applicant must have obtained a diploma, no less than two years after high school, in addition to the internship period.
  • The applicant GPA for the diploma program must not be below ‘Good ‘or its equivalent, and in the case of obtaining a GPA below ‘Good’, the applicant must pass another semester to enhance his/her knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • The awarding body for the diploma must be one of the approved authorities. Regarding applicants who have obtained diplomas certificates from institutions outside of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and they must send their degrees to be further examined by the Equivalency Committee at the Ministry of Education.
  • The following individuals will receive priority when it comes to admissions: College alumni and employees and employees of other educational facilities of the General Directorate of the Medical Services of the Armed Forces, followed by governmental institutions and other accredited educational bodies.
  • The applicant must have passed the College’s approved English language test (IELTS) with a minimum score of 4.0 Note: the College does not accept results from any other English language tests.
  • The applicant must have at least two years’ experience in their field of specialization after finishing the diploma.
  • The applicant must be presently employed at the time of registration (not resigned, dismissed or on temporary leave).
  • The applicant’s job performance report from their employer for the last two years of the applicant’s service must not be less than ‘Very Good’.
  • The applicant must obtain written approval from their employer to attend the examinations and the interview required before starting his/her studies.
  • The applicant must pass both the College entry examinations and interview.
  • Applicants from outside of the Ministry of Defence are required to submit a confirmation that their employer consents to act as their financial guarantor.
  • The applicant must be medically fit.
  • The College is not responsible for providing housing, accommodation or transportation.
  • The applicant must not have been expelled from Prince Sultan Military College for Health Sciences or any other college/university for disciplinary or academic reasons.
  • The applicant must meet any other scholarship requirements from the Civil Service, Ministry of Education or their workplace.
  • Submission is carried out automatically only through the bridging admissions portal on the specified announced dates and no other requests will be accepted outside of these dates or the online platform. The applicant is responsible for the accuracy of the entered information and uploading it to the system correctly.
  • Any applications that fail to meet the above requirements will be canceled at any stage during the admissions process.
  • The applicant must meet any other requirements determined by the College Council as announced at the time of registration.
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