What is Dental Therapy? Why do candidates go for Dental Therapy? is it the passion for the course? What is the reason for the increase in the search for polytechnics that offer Dental Therapy? The above questions are still lingering in the minds of many till date.
Truth be told, some students choose courses based on the JAMB approved subject combination requirements and information gotten from people as regards the polytechnics that offer the course. Dental Therapy is not selected in a bid to evade any subject that involves science. many students look for courses like Dental Therapy, and some Science related courses that may or may not require mathematics.
In this post, you will see the list of polytechnics that offer Dental Therapy, the subject combinations, cut off mark as well as the entry requirements for the course.
Dental Therapy is a course offered in most tertiary institutions in Nigeria, It is a course under the faculty of Dental Therapy managed by the Department of Dental Therapy. The importance attached to this post is immeasurable as students during their UTME registration, search for the list of polytechnics offering Dental Therapy so as to make an informed decision on making a sensible choice based on their catchment area.
Aside checking for polytechnics offering Dental Therapy as a course, you need to be sure of the correct O’Level and JAMB subject combination for studying Dental Therapy because in the past, candidates who have ignored this move were either forced to change their school or lost out on the admission for that academic session. So we candidly advice you take the following information in this post Seriously.
To study Dental Therapy in any of the under listed polytechnics, candidates must meet the following basic entry requirements:
a) Must have obtained a minimum of five (5) ‘O’ level credits in the following subjects; Maths, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and three or four other subjects in not more than 2 sittings.
b) Pass the cut off mark for the polytechnic of his or her choice. We advice you score a minimum of 200 and above as this gives you a greater chance of gaining admission to study Dental Therapy into your preferred choice of institution.
The above are the basic requirements from the list of polytechnics Offering Dental Therapy. Though other requirements will be communicated to you by the polytechnics when you register for their post UTME admission forms.
List of Accredited Polytechnics That Offer Dental Therapy In Nigeria
- Federal School Of Dental Technology And Therapy, Enugu
- Ogun State College Of Health Technology, Ilese-Ijebu, Ogun State
- Shehu Idris College Of Health Sciences And Technology, Makarfi
The above list is a mixture of private, state and federal polytechnics currently offering Dental Therapy, this means candidates, Parents or Guardians can make a choice from the above. Most often, it is easier to study the choice of your course when you select a school that is within your Catchment area.
For example, candidates who is from Delta state and selects Dental Therapy in Ozoro Poly stands a greater chance of gaining admission to study the course than a candidate who hails from Lagos state or Sokoto state. Many students make the mistake of just selecting randomly without applying the Catchment area principle though this does not apply to Private polytechnics.
In summary, if you must select a state or Federal poly, choose your state or school that falls within your catchment area for you to stand a huge chance of studying Dental Therapy or any course of your choice.
Hope the above is well understood? if you are still not clear as regards the list of polytechnics or polytechnics that offers Dental Therapy and their admission requirements, you can get back to us via our comment section below and we shall respond accordingly.