Information concerning the Master of Dental Medicine in Portugal

Information concerning the Master of Dental Medicine in Portugal and automatic recognition of professional qualifications in the EU

To all those who might be interested, the Portuguese Dental Association, Ordem dos Médicos Dentistas, the Competent Authority for Dentistry in Portugal, hereby informs of the following:

In accordance with current national legislation, the Master of Dental Medicine, mestrado integrado em Medicina Dentária, compulsory for registration with the Portuguese Dental Association (hereon designated PDA) and for the practice of dentistry in Portugal, is administered in the following Portuguese University:

– Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde da Universidade Fernando Pessoa.

The conclusion of the Master of Dental Medicine, mestrado integrado em Medicina Dentária, in one of the educational establishments mentioned above, allows registration as a dentist with PDA and therefore, the automatic recognition of professional qualifications in other EU Member States, under the terms of Directive 2005/36/EC, of the European Parliament and of the Council, of September 7th, amended by Directive 2013/55/EU.

April 14th, 2015

President of the Portuguese Dental Association

Ordem dos Médicos Dentistas

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