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Associate Degree - Abdi Sütcü Health Servıces Vocatıonal School

General Information

This programme is started in 1996-1997 academic year. Graduates of this programme receive the title of oral and dental health technician. Oral and dental health technician is the authorized technical personel who help the dentist during the treatment of dental and jaw disorders organized by the dentist and provides the basic information necessary for the development of oral health awareness.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

2 Year - 120 ECTS

Feature & Definition

This program is taken by the Higher Education Institutions Examination (YKS) by OSYM. The aim of the oral and dental health programme is to educate students who meet the needs of the intermediate staff of our country, who has reached the international level of knowledge in the field of prestigious, qualified, contemporary and dental health in public and private sectors. The language of instruction is Turkish. The students who complete the programme are given the title of associate degree and the title of “Oral and Dental Health Technician". Graduates of this programme can work in dental clinics, dental health units or public institutions with dentist

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator

Öğr. Gör.Dr. Nazlı AYDIN

Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff

Öğr. Gör.Dr. Nazlı AYDIN


The purpose of Oral and Dental Health Programme; to educate qualified technicians who can help dentists, carry out clinical and laboratory stages of patients.


As an assistant dentist with a four-handed operating principle of our society developing educational, cultural level and to train technicians that increase the awareness of being healthy.

Specific Admission Requirements

It is required to complete 120 ECTS credits, general academic avarage at least 2,00 out of 4,00 and have completed a 30-day summer internship.

Qualification Awarded

Associate Degree

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Students must have succeeded in the courses in the program, at least 120 ECTS credits, and a GPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.00

Access to Further Studies

Students who graduate from the program can switch to Health Management program with vertical transfer.


Compulsory internship is 30 working days. Internship can be done in State and University Hospitals.

Applied Course

Applied courses are carried out in Çukurova University Faculty of Dentistry clinics.

Work Placement

Work-based learning is not performed.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

There are Erasmus and Farabi exchange program opportunities.

Employment Opportunities

Oral and Dental Health Technicians can work as an assistant to the dentist in private institutions, public hospitals and dentistry faculty clinics.