Dental Certificate Equivalency in Turkey

Recently, Turkish law allows doctors with a dental degree from outside Turkey to work in Turkey
Whether in private or government hospitals, after making their own equation, but they do not have the right to open private clinics until after
Obtaining Turkish citizenship

Steps for equivalency of a dental degree in Turkey

First: the general equation test

In the beginning, the applicant for the equivalency of the Bachelor of Dentistry certificate must take the equivalency test in Turkey, which is the STS test, which is a general test for what was studied during the bachelor’s stage.

Test components

The test consists of approximately 80 questions and a duration of two and a half hours. The questions are multiple-choice, and the degree of success is from 40 to 50. It must be noted that every 4 wrong answers delete a correct answer and are distributed as follows:

Prosthetic Dental Treatment 10 Q
Dentistry Clinic 10 Q
Restorative Tooth Treatment 10 Q
Mouth, Tooth and Chin Surgery 10 Q
Mouth, Tooth and Chin Radiology 10 Q
Periodontology 10 Q
Orthodontics 10 Q
Endodontics 10 Q
Pediatric Dentistry 10 Q

Test timing

The test is conducted once a year in the month of September and is conducted at the YOK Ministry of Higher Education in Ankara.

Test language

The test is done exclusively in Turkish, so the applicant must have sufficient knowledge of the Turkish language.

Test costs

The cost of the test is about 45 to 60 dollars.

How to apply for the test

The test is submitted online via the OSYM website

https://ais.osym.gov.tr/

Documents required to apply for a bachelor’s equivalency in Turkey

• High School Certificate and Transcript of Marks
• Permanent Bachelor’s Degree (Carton version)
• Transcript
• Certificate of Excellence
• Certificate of number of hours
• A fake work contract from a hospital and there are many offices that do this contract at an average cost of 300 to 500 liras.
• Registration form to be printed through the following website of the Ministry of Higher Education

https://www.yok.gov.tr/ar

Secondly, the DUS specialization test

After the student passes the general equivalency test, in the event that the student wishes to work for a master’s degree in a specific field of dentistry, the student must pass a test to determine the specialization he wishes to study, which is called the DUS test.

Definition of specialization:

It is a specialization test for foreign students who want to do a master’s degree in one of the fields of dentistry in Turkey. It is a reference to the phrase Diş hekimliği Uzmanlık Sınavı, which means the equivalent of medical specialization.

Test work times

The test is held once a year in September and is held at the YOK Ministry of Higher Education in Ankara.

Test language

The test is done exclusively in Turkish, so the applicant must be familiar with the Turkish language

Test costs

The cost of the test ranges from 45 to 60 dollars

How to apply for the test

The test is submitted online via the OSYM website

Test components

The test consists of 120 multiple-choice questions, 40 of which are in basic subjects, and the answer time is two and a half hours, and 80 of them are in clinical subjects, and the answer time is two and a half hours as well.

The basic subjects of the DUS test

Anatomy
Histology
Embryology
Biyochimestry
Microbiology
Pathology
Pharmachology
Physiology

Clinical materials in the DUS test

Prosthetic Dental Treatment
Dentistry Clinic
Restorative Tooth Treatment
Mouth, Tooth and Chin Surgery
Mouth, Tooth and Chin Radiology
Periodontology
Orthodontics
Endodontics
Pediatric Dentistry

Note: The score that the student obtains in the test is what determines for him which department he can join, knowing that there are specific specializations for non-Turks, which are:

Mouth, Tooth and Chin Surgery

Mouth, Tooth and Chin Radiology

Pediatric Dentistry
Endodontics

Orthodontics

Periodontology
Prosthetic Dental Treatment
Restorative Tooth Treatment

Documents required to apply for the DUS test

High school diploma and transcript
Permanent Bachelor’s Certificate (cartoon version)
Transcript
Excellence Certificate
Certificate of number of hours
STS Equivalency Test Certificate
A fake work contract from a government or private hospital, and there are many offices that make this contract at an average cost of 300 to 500 pounds.
The registration form is to be printed through the following website of the Ministry of Higher Education

https://www.yok.gov.tr/ar

Dental Certificate Equivalency in Turkey

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