|The holder of this diploma can evaluate and integrate emerging trends in health care appropriately and utilize critical thinking, clinical reasoning and problem-solving skills. He/she is able to apply ethical and legal standarts in the provision of dental care. He/she can apply appropriate interpersonal and communication skills. He/she has also the capability to provide prevention, intervention, and educational strategies. He/she is able to manage the primary oral health care of the children, adolescents, and adults, as well as the unique needs of geriatric / elderly and special care patients effectively and safely, emphasising current concepts of prevention, risk assessment and treatment of oral disease which supports the maintenance of systemic and oral health and improves the quality of life for the individual.