Dental education in Europe: the challenges of variety.

  title={Dental education in Europe: the challenges of variety.},
  author={J Anthony G Scott},
  journal={Journal of dental education},
  volume={67 1},
Dental education varies considerably across Europe, with differing traditions of stomatology (dentistry as a specialty of medicine) and odontology (single autonomous discipline). Dental curricula within the European Union (EU) are governed by European law expressed in directives that are binding on all EU member states. The Dental Directives (78/686/EC) base the curriculum on the odontological model, but compliance by individual schools is often poor. The differences within the EU will likely… CONTINUE READING


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