The largest multidisciplinary French-speaking university, Aix-Marseille University (AMU) welcomes 80,000 students and nearly 8,000 staff on 5 large campuses of international standards. Owning 90% of its assets, the university is present in 9 cities in 4 departments of the Southern Region.
Its A*Midex University Foundation, which carries the IDEX on a long-term basis, contributes to the development of a world-class interdisciplinary higher education and research centre. Known as an "intensive research university", it is home to 121 research structures linked to major national research organisations.www.univ-amu.fr
São Paulo, Brazil
Anhanguera University of São Paulo - Santana Unit is a private institution located in the city of São Paulo, Brazil capital, founded in 1974 and controlled by private educational group Anhanguera. We seek to improve the lives of people through responsible and quality education, empowering citizens and professionals preparing for the market, contributing to the development of their life projects.
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Students of Dentistry at Anhanguera University receive guidance and the foundations of philosophy iTOP annually as part of the undergraduate program involving 180 students on average of 6th, 7th and 8th semesters.www.anhanguera.com
College of Yenepoya
Yenepoya Dental College was started Under Islamic Academy of Education under the leadership of Mr. Y Abdulla Kunhi Who is the present chancellor of Yenepoya University. It was the dream of Chancellor’s beloved father Mr. Yenepoya Moideen Kunhi, to start the medical and dental schools in Mangalore to serve the economically poor society. The vision of Yenepoya University is to provide access to quality higher education ensuring equity, to create a vibrant knowledge capital and to create inspiring leaders of tomorrow who can take this country to the forefront of the developed nations. Emboldened by the overwhelming positive response of the community and the students, the management perceived a need to develop into a University. Yenepoya list in top 100 universities of the country in NIRF 2019 ranking. The current Vice-chancellor of the University Prof. Dr.Vijaya kumar, an administrator with wide experience, understands and recognizes the needs and requirements of the institution and together with the dynamic Prof Dr Akhter Husain who is the present Principal and Dean ensures the smooth functioning of the Institute. Established in1992, the Yenepoya Dental College is recognized by the Dental Council of India for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses.
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iTOP Training has been introduced as added Training Program in BDS and Post
Graduates (Periodontics Dept.) curriculum from August 2019.Annualy 100 students Will be trained from 3rd year and 4th year when the students are posted in Periodontics Department. The Post graduates of Periodontics will be trained in the 1st year in their 3 years Post graduation program.
Faculdade São Leopoldo Mandic
The Faculty São Leopoldo Mandic (SLMANDIC) is a private higher education institution, located in Campinas, Brazil. It has 8 other campi, totaling over 7,000 students in postgraduate courses in Dentistry. SLMANDIC values practical and social experience, as well as theoretical perspective and research in areas of Medicine and Dentistry as one of best Institutions of Higher Education of Brazil.
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The São Leopoldo Mandic School of Dentistry has implemented individual hands-on prevention as a standard in their specialization course in Periodontology and Aesthetic Dentistry. 48 students annualy receive iTOP instructions in a full-day class as mandatory part of their education.www.slmandic.edu.br
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) was founded in 1918, as a comprehensive European-style higher education institution. It is one of the largest higher educational institutions, with approximately 22,000 students studying in seven faculties.
TSU is number one higher educational institution throughout the Caucasus region. TSU is among 1.5% of the world’s best universities (U.S. News&World Report 2019). It is the only university from South Caucasus, which was ranked among the world’s best universities during four consecutive years (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020).
In a nutshell:
- TSU has up to 300 partners, among them universities and research centers, in 56 countries;
- In 2015-2020, 256 projects were financed through a partnership with 106 universities of 26 European countries; in 2020-2022, 128 project applications were submitted through the Erasmus+ mobility program;
- In 2015-2019, over 1500 TSU students and academic personnel participated in exchange programs offered by 26 European countries;
- TSU is collaborating with 26 universities of 10 Asian countries;
- TSU offers 24 foreign-language programs – BA, MA, PhD;
- 900 foreign nationals from 50 countries are currently studying at TSU;
- More than 200 research projects are initiated annually and with 2,156 publications (Scopus Data – 2015-2018); over 3,000 foreign scientists are involved in the joint research projects and grants with TSU faculty members; over 100 publications are released in collaboration with industry.
Tbilisi State University is an active member of leading international education networks and is proud of its alumni, many of whom are now prominent professors, scientists and graduates, working in partnership with the European community, sometimes with worldwide recognition.
TSU offers a wide variety of Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral programs, as well as short- and long-term programs in English that attract students from all over the world. Working in close cooperation with foreign universities, Georgian students can participate in exchanges and joint international educational programs to earn double academic degrees. The internationalization of TSU is fast-paced and aims at creating a multicultural environment that will enhance teaching and research opportunities.www.tsu.ge
JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, formerly known as JSS University, is a Deemed to be University located in Mysuru, Karnataka. It was established in 2008 under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 and is part of JSS Mahavidyapeetha, which runs a variety of educational institutions. This deemed-to-be university is recognized by MHRD and accredited by NAAC with A+ Grade (3.48 CGPA). JSS AHER has been graded as Category-I Deemed-to-be University by UGC in the Year 2018. National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), MHRD ranked JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research 37th rank among 957 Universities in India in 2018.
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JSS dental college is all set to introduce this preventive techniques and related concept to our student from this academic year 2019 onwards. Our staff and postgraduates have undergone training and understands the concept behind the I top. It will be implemented and taught to every postgraduate and undergraduate student.www.jssuni.edu.in
Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre
The Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre, School of Health is one of the two Universities where you can learn to be a Dental Hygienist in Portugal. It has been providing exceptional education and training in oral health and dental hygiene for more than 10 years. Our graduates are outstanding health professionals (public health and clinic) and develop critical thinking, skeptical inquiry, and the scientific approach to understand and solve problems related to the oral health processes.
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Portalegre Dental Hygiene program develops a broad understanding of oral health and human behavior as well as the skills to understand and interpret research findings concerning oral health and dental hygiene related sciences. Our curriculum includes, as mandatory to be a dental hygienist, courses in behavioral studies. We believe that you can only be an oral health professional if you master the interaction with your patients. Moreover, helping them understand their behavior is fundamental for your success. The practical learning environment blended with a solid evidence-based learning is the perfect place for us to use iTOP ideas and hands on strategies in biofilm control, starting in year 2 and consolidated in year 3.www.ipportalegre.pt
POMORSKI UNIWERSYTET MEDYCZNY W SZCZECINIE
Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin (Pomorski Uniwersytet Medyczny w Szczecinie) is a public higher education institution of a medical profile established in 1948 in Szczecin as Academy of Medicine (Akademia Lekarska), later renamed to Medical Academy (Akademia Medyczna). Since 2010 the University has borne its current name. According to the Webometric ranking of world universities of January 2013, prepared by the Spanish institute Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, the university is ranked 5th in Poland among medical universities and 2479th in the world among all types of universities. Currently, PUM offers the opportunity to study at twelve faculties run within four departments, including the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.
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iTOP is a regular hands-on training designed for dental students in their first year of study. The iTOP program uses appropriate tools and techniques to provide future dentists with the practical skills, motivation and knowledge to promote the oral health of the population.www.pum.edu.pl
Sechenov University is taking advanced steps towards a successful future. By 2020 Sechenov University will become an internationally-recognized comprehensive academic research platform integrating the world advanced developments aimed at personalized life-long health management and overcoming global health challenges.
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Our dental students get acquainted with the iTOP system, learn how to choose the right hygienic care products depending on the dental status.www.sechenov.ru
Semmelweis University is a leading institution of higher education in Hungary and the Central European region within the area of medicine and health sciences with a 250 years history. Its main commitment is based on the integrity of education, research and healing, which makes Semmelweis University an internationally renowned centre of knowledge. Based on the Times Higher Education rankings, Semmelweis University, the only one in Hungary, is among the best 500 universities. The Faculty of Dentistry was formally established at the Medical University of Budapest (now Semmelweis University) in 1955.The Faculty offers academic programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. levels and it is available in three languages: Hungarian, English and German.
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iTOP has been integrated into the curriculum in the schoolyear 2010/2011 and since then it has been presented in the 3rd, 5th, and 7th semester in practice and lecture, organized by (/under the supervision of) the dept. of Periodontology. The iTOP philosophy and method is also shared on different student activities regularly.semmelweis.hu
Sri Siddhartha Education Society started the Dental College in 1992 at Tumkur – a rural District of Karnataka, with an aim to bring professional Training and advanced treatment facility to door steps of the rural masses. Sri Siddhartha Dental College is one of the constituent college of Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher education (declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956) Tumkur, since 01/06/2008. The College has qualified and dedicated staffs that are always ready to help the student in shaping their future. The teaching staff and infrastructure are as per the Dental Council norms. The motto of the College is “Good citizen first then Good Dental Surgeon”. To achieve our motto, importance is given to both a strict disciplined training program and extracurricular activities.
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ITOP training has been introduced as added training program in BDS curriculum from academic year 2019 onwards. Our staff and postgraduates have undergone training and understands the concept behind iTOP. Students will be trained from 3rd year and final year when the students are posted in periodontics dept.sahe.in
The A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences
The A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, named after the erstwhile Health Minister of the then Madras Presidency, Shri Attavar Balakrishna Shetty, the crowning glory of the Nitte education Trust, now the Nitte University, was founded by Justice K.S.Hegde in the year 1985 with a vision to impart quality education as an abiding commitment. Under the able guidance and leadership of his son Sri VinayaHegde, the present chancellor of the University, the institution and the university have scaled greater heights. The current Vice-chancellor of the University Prof(Dr.) Satheesh Kumar Shetty, an administrator with wide experience, understands and recognizes the needs and requirements of the institution and together with the dynamic Prof (Dr) U. S. Krishna Nayak, who is the present Principal and Dean ensures the smooth functioning of the Institute.Established in1985,the A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences is recognized by the Dental Council of India for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses.
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iTOP Training has been introduced as added Training Program in BDS and Post Graduates (Periodontics Dept.) curriculum from August 2019. Annualy 100 students will be trained from 3rd year and 4th year when the students are posted in Periodontics Dept. The Post graduates of Periodontics will be trained in the 1st year in their 3 years Post graduation program.absmids.nitte.edu.in
UNIVERSIDAD ANÁHUAC DE CANCÚN
The Anáhuac University of Cancun is an institution of higher education that, as a community of teachers and students, seeks in everything the truth and the good, and is committed to the integral formation of people who exercise their leadership and thus contribute to Christian transformation of society and culture.
Our motto “Vince in bono malum” which means “Conquer evil with good” represents the synthesis of our educational philosophy.
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iTOP is an essential course in the training of students of the international school of dentistry. Where students from 3rd and 5th semester participate. The knowledge, skills and philosophy of the course allow students to give the best treatment to the patient, promote and prevent diseases and relate how these fully affect the human being.www.anahuac.mx
Universidad Andres Bello
Andres Bello University is one of the biggest private educational institutions in Chile. The university was founded in 1988. It is devided in three locations (Santiago, Viña del Mar and Concepción). They offer an integrative educational experience and excellence for a global world.
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Dentist from the Cariology Diploma from the Andres Bello University receive guidance and a training in iTOP as part of the program. After iTop they can apply all the techniques in patients to extend the lifetime of the rehabilitations.www.unab.cl
Universidad de los Hemisferios
Iñaquito Alto, Ecuador
Universidad de Los Hemisferios (UHemisferios) is a private non-profit institution of higher learning. It began its educational activities in 2004, in the city of Quito, Ecuador. Since 2011, the University has been a corporate project of Opus Dei, a personal prelature of the Catholic Church. Its founders, concerned with the social problems of our times, set their goals on educating university students with a deep vision of the moral and ethical values of future generations.
This vision integrates academic and scientific excellence, focusing on the education of the individual and its dignity. It also embraces innovation as the engine of social and economic development, critical thinking and social responsibility, expansion and commercial growth, business and environmental sustainability. Those ideals should cope with respect for opinions, beliefs and cultural diversity, focusing on freedom and democracy. In coherence with the moral principles of the Christian faith, it opposes discrimination based on gender, race, nationality, creed or ideology.
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iTOP-based training was introduced in 2014 and has been an integral part of the official curriculum of students in dentistry at UHemisferios ever since. The dental career has 280 students who are trained with the philosophy of iTOP. The training is done by levels according to the academic semester in which the students are. In the long term, the project is to implement a study within the university with the iTOP philosophy, including an audience of approximately 1'100 students.www.uhemisferios.edu.ec
Universidad del Valle
Founded in 1945, Universidad del Valle is one of the three most important public, departmental, coeducational, research institutions in Colombia. Univalle is based primarily in the city of Cali, Valle del Cauca on two main campuses. The university offers education at technological, undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with 258 academic programs, which includes 65 master and medical specialties, and 8 doctorates.
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One iTOP sseminar is held per year for approximately 10 dental students who are working with patients in the Adult Comprehensive Clinic. Additionally, the methodological work of iTOP is integrated into the curriculum of Dental Hygienist students (Auxiliar en Salud Oral) in form of a practical & theoretical 16-hour module. Each semester the module is attended by an average of 18 to 25 students age 18-20 years.www.univalle.edu.co
Universidade de Lisboa
Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is the largest and most prestigious university in Portugal and it is one of Europe’s leading universities. ULisboa also leads the main international rankings and is amongst the 200 best universities worldwide. The Faculty of Dental Medicine (FMDUL), is one of the 18 schools of the University of Lisbon, dedicated to the diffusion of the knowledge. It offers several pre- and post-graduation courses, including degrees in dental medicine, dental hygiene, and dental laboratory technology. Simultaneously, FMDUL is actively committed to the creation of new knowledge in the area of the oral health sciences through the support of research and development activities.
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In the Faculty of Dental Medicine at ULisboa the iTOP training is part of the master course for dental hygienists. iTOP is integrated in the curriculum of the master’s degree, comprising of a lecture and a practical hands-on session. We expect ITOP to help us to provide dental hygienists with tools to motivate, promote and educate individuals and communities for oral health.www.fmd.ulisboa.pt
Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes
Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil
The Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes (UMC) is a university located located in the municipality of Mogi das Cruzes in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The school was founded in 1962 as a primary school, installed the first faculties of the educational complex in 1964 and became a university in 1973. Approximately 20,000 students study on two campuses Mogi das Cruzes and Villa-Lobos/Lapa. Tradition and pioneerism mark the institution's fifty years of history.
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iTOP training is a mandatory part of the curriculum for the undergraduate course for dental students in the 3rd, 4th and 5th semester at UMC. Each year, around 240 students at Mogi das Cruzes attend the 8-hour seminar and are impacted by iTOP.www.umc.br
Universitat de Barcelona
The University of Barcelona is the most formidable public institution of higher education in Catalonia, catering to the needs of the greatest number of students and delivering the broadest and most comprehensive offering in higher educational courses. The UB is also the principal centre of university research in Spain and has become a European benchmark for research activity, both in terms of the number of research programmes it conducts and the excellence these have achieved.
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Together with iTOP we encourage future professionals in habits of oral hygiene and motivate them in the field of oral prevention and health, not only therapeutic skills.www.ub.edu
Université de Lorraine
Being the university of a whole region, Université de Lorraine is a major actor of its economic and social development, building on intercultural and intergeneration links, coordinating a regional research policy, and giving access to higher education to as many inhabitants as possible.
The faculté d'odontologie de Lorraine, which is part of the Université de Lorraine in France, welcomes students from the cities of Nancy, Besançon, Dijon and a few Luxembourg students and trains about 100 dentists each year.In addition to training general dentists, the faculty trains specialists in oral medicine, oral surgery and dentofacial orthopedics.odonto.univ-lorraine.fr
Université de Reims
The University of Reims was created in 1548. Through it long history it expanded and since 1971 there are several different Schools that are part of this University: The Science Faculty (1961), the University Literary College (1964), the Law and Economics Faculty (1966), Reims Institute of Technology (1966), Medical and Pharmacy mixed Faculty (1967) and the National School of Dental Surgery (1970).www.univ-reims.eu
Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, a constituent unit of MAHE, is currently the No.1 private dental institute in India, with over 4000 alumni across the world. Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Masters in Dental Surgery courses are offered in all disciplines of dentistry, apart from courses for Dental Mechanics, Dental Hygienists and Dental Operating Room Assistants.
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The institution has adopted a systematic manner of training in dental and oral hygiene care, in collaboration with iTOP and Curaden India Pvt. Ltd to enable a ‘Touch To Teach’ learning program. This will ensure that students receive high teaching standards in prevention of periodontal disease and dental caries. Training commences in the third year of the BDS program and is continued through the clinical years. This personalized training will benefit more than 80 students annually making them proficient in preventive aspects of clinical dentistry.manipal.edu
UNIVERSITY OF BELGRADE
The University of Belgrade is a state university. Its main activities in the fields of higher education and scientific research are activities of public interest, and they are carried out in accordance with the legal regulations. The University of Belgrade celebrates September 13th as the date when the first Higher School lessons started in 1808., founded by Dositej Obradovic. During the two centuries of its existence the University of Belgrade has served its people, and its former students and teachers have greatly contributed to the development of cultural, scientific, educational, political and economic life of our country.
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iTOP is a regular course provided for dentistry students of the 5th year of studies. iTOP program uses correct tools and techniques to provide future dental professionals with practical skills, motivation and knowledge to promote oral health of the population.www.stomf.bg.ac.rs
UNIVERSITY OF MONTPELLIER
The University of Montpellier (UM) is the 6th largest university in France, with about 50,000 students including 7000 come from abroad to study in Montpellier. One of the most innovative higher education institutions in the world, UM ranks very high in many international rankings : first in the world in the 2018 Shanghai ranking for Ecology, first most innovative French university in 2018 Reuter’s ranking, 5th in France in 2018 Leiden’s ranking for the quality of its scientific publications, 3rd French university in the 2019 “University Impact ranking” of Times Higher Education.www.umontpellier.fr
University of Niš Faculty of Medicine
University in Niš was founded 15. June 1965. Since the foundation until the academic year 2018/2019, 73.312 students have graduated from the University of Niš.The dental department at the Medical Faculty in Niš was founded in 1960, when 62 students were enrolled in this department. Three years later, Niš Dental Clinic was founded as a teaching base for all dental subjects and the beginning of scientific research in that field of medicine, but also as an institution that provides top health services in the field of dentistry.
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iTOP is a regular course provided for dentistry students of the 4th and 5th year of studies. iTOP program uses correct tools and techniques to provide future dental professionals with practical skills, motivation and knowledge to promote oral health of the population.www.medfak.ni.ac.rs
UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD
Novi Sad, Serbia
The University of Novi Sad, with around 50,000 students and 5,000 employees, is one of the largest educational and research centers in Central Europe. It belongs to the group of comprehensive universities, which are characterized by providing nearly all fields of science and higher education. The University of Novi Sad offers 350 accredited study programs at the level of Bachelor, Master, Specialist and Doctoral studies, carried out at its Faculties and within the University Center for Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies and Research. The study programs are modern and up-to-date with the latest developments in science and research.
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iTOP is a regular course provided for dentistry students of the 3rd year of studies during Preventive Dentistry classes. iTOP program uses correct tools and techniques to provide future dental professionals with practical skills, motivation and knowledge to promote oral health of the population.www.uns.ac.rs
University of Sydney
The University of Sydney, School of Dentistry is Australia’s first dental school. It has been providing exceptional education and training in dentistry and oral health for more than a century. Their graduates are outstanding leaders in clinical practice, oral health promotion and conducting research with a significant-worldwide impact.
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The modern concept of systematised training in oral prophylaxis has been implemented into the standard curriculum of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) students to complement high teaching standards in prevention of periodontal diseases and caries. Students commence training in Year 1 in a simulated environment and continue applying the principles whilst treating their patients in a clinical setting. Annually, more than 90 students of dental medicine complete hands-on training and are assessed at the end of Year 1 when they must demonstrate high proficiency and understanding of the clinical application of the systematic approach taught.sydney.edu.au
University of Vienna
The University Dental Clinic Vienna, subsidiary of the Medical University of Vienna, is one of the largest and most modern university dental clinic in Europe. The university in the capital city of Austria offers comprehensive treatment options at the highest level with several departments of dental preservation and periodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, prosthetics, radiology and pediatric dentistry as well as a wide variety of special outpatient clinics.
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In the University Clinic of Dentistry Vienna the iTOP training is part of the undergraduate course for dental students in the 2nd and 7th semester. iTOP is integrated in the curriculum with a duration of seven hours per course, compromised of lecture and a practical Touch to Teach session. The courses take place at the University Clinic of Dentistry Vienna with up to 90 students annually.www.unizahnklinik-wien.at