Maxillofacial surgery and oral implantology „Arsenie Guţan”

 
 

A brief history

In 1961 was founded the Oral Maxillofacial Surgery department (OMF) headed by Nicolai Fetisov, doctor habilitate in medicine, university professor. During this period, with the support of V. Titarev, A. Guţan, V. Ocuşco, the clinical bases of the departement were formed and the main directions of development of the specialty were drawn.
From 1968 to 1994 the department was led by Professor Arsenie Guţan. At this time, the scientific and didactic potential of the department grew considerably, the study process has been improved, clinical bases have been upgraded, the postgraduate training course was organized, after that it was transferred to the faculty of Physicians’ Training.
During the period 1995 – 2012 the department was headed by Dumitru Şcerbatiuc, doctor habilitate in medicine, university professor. Since 2010 the department is named after the eminent scientist and pedagogue Arsenie Guţan.
In 2013 the course of of OMF surgery and oral implantology was transferred to the department from the Faculty of Continuing Education in Medicine and Pharmacy, and nowadays it is called Department of Oral Maxillo-Facial Surgery and Oral Implantology Arsenie Guţan. Head of the department was named Valentin Topalo, doctor habilitate in medicine, university professor.
The year 2015 meant the union of services of propedeutic in dento-alveolar surgery with maxillofacial surgery and the establishment of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Implantology “Arsenie Guţan”, headed by doctor of medical science, associate professor Chele Nicolae.

At the clinic the students of USMF “N.Testemitanu” are trained in the following disciplines:
• PREVENTION IN OMF SURGERY – year II Faculty of Stomatology
• ANESTHESIA IN DENTISTRY – year II Faculty of Stomatology
• ODONTECTOMY – year III Faculty of Stomatology
• INFLAMMATORY PROCESSES IN OMF REGION – year III Faculty of Stomatology
• TRAUMA IN OMF REGION – year IV Faculty of Stomatology
• ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY – year IV Faculty of Stomatology
• ONCOLOGY IN ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY – year V Faculty of Stomatology
• THE PREPROSTHETIC AND PERIODONTAL SURGERY. THE RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGERY. – year V Faculty of Stomatology
• DENTAL MEDICINE – Faculty of General Medicine

Also, in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic the preparation of the following categories of doctors is carried out:
• resident doctors: oral and maxillo-facial surgery, dento-alveolar surgery, ORL, neurosurgery

The scientific activity of the teaching staff consists of:
• participation in scientific conferences in the country and abroad
• development of specialized courses – Oral Surgery – course for Stomatology faculty students
• elaboration of articles and specialized scientific works
• guiding students in writing the diploma theses
• elaboration of specialized monographs

Studies at the Department of Surgery OMF and Oral Impantology “Arsenie Guţan” take place in stationary (hospital) and ambulatory (polyclinic). The stationary is located in the municipal emergency hospital. Ambulatory studies take place in Republican Dental Polyclinic, Municipal Dental Polyclinic, University Dentistry Clinic no.1, University Dental Clinic no.2, Dental Center “VL.Buta”, “DentParc” Dental Clinic, polyclinic No.11 Botanica Sector.

Until now, the staff of the department have held 6 doctorate theses (Vladimir Ocuşco, Arsenie Guţan, Pavel Godoroja, Dumitru Şcerbatiuc, Valentin Topalo, Ion Munteanu), 24 PhD Theses in Medicine. More than 11 monographs have been edited, 6 compends, more than 2,000 scientific articles have been published, 25 patents have been obtained and over 320 patents of innovation.
The members of the chair participated with scientific reports at congresses of the World and European Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associations in Sankt-Petersburg, Amsterdam, Budapesta, New York, Zurich, Helsinky, Miami, Washington, Athena, Davos. University Professors Dumitru Scerbatiuc and Valentin Topalo are members of European and World Associations of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Professor V. Topalo, associate professors Chele Nicolae, Mostovei Andrei, Sîrbu Dumitru along with university assistants Dabija Ion, Mighic Alexandr și Zgîrcea Adrian are members of the European Osteointegration Association