In accordance with the protocol signed between the Near East University and Ankara University, the Department of Pedodontics of Faculty of Dentistry was established on October 1, 2007. The Department of Pedodontics offers modern education and scientific research opportunities for dentistry students and people of TRNC. The department offers oral and dental health care and treatment services for neonates, children and teenagers as well as children requiring special interest. The behavioral control therapy and protective treatment with conscious sedation are carried out for children with mental and physical disabilities at the Department of Pedodontics. Our department offers oral and dental health care services with specialists, academicians and physicians.
The missions of the Department of Pedodontics are to educate students to become competent dentists who are able to treat dental problems of children and to conduct scientific research for the improvement of field of pedodontics. The department offers protective oral health services for neonates, children and teenagers as well as children requiring special interest.
Our department adopts offering oral health services for society as a fundamental principle. A primary goal of the department, apart from the protective approaches, is to educate dentists who internalize the importance of oral health care applications which include dental health education for children and parents.
The vision of the Department of Pedodontics is to become a leading center of quality and bring out innovations on training programs on Pedodotics, clinical services and scientific research. We will always offer dental health services beyond the expectations of our students and patients by using the latest technological devices and methods in education and clinical services with the undeterred endeavors of our staff.