Dentistry aims to ensure proper conditions of the oral cavity and deals with diagnosis, prevention and treatment of oral diseases. There are dental specialties such as public health dentistry, pediatric dentistry, oral and maxillofacial radiology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, endodontics, oral and maxillofacial pathology, prosthodontics, general dentistry, periodontics, orthodontics, oral medicine, dental implantation, orofacial pain, temporomandibular disorders, dental aesthetics. Graduates can work in private clinics or hospitals. The main work areas are detection of diseases, aesthetic improvements, public education,
We offer a very comprehensive, interdisciplianry and fast track preparation for performing a PhD project at the Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS), University of Würzburg. Research topics for the Master program as well as for the subsequent PhD are clustered in the sections of Biomedicine, Integrative Biology, Infection and Immunity, and Neuroscience,
The School of Dentistry has been successfully running a part-time campus-based MSc Advanced General Dental Practice course for 11 years, longer than any other. The demand for this highly popular course has led to the creation of the distance learning option, allowing dentists anywhere to gain a higher degree without interrupting their practice. The distance Masters is based on the teaching of the campus course to ensure you receive the full benefits of all the University of Birmingham can offer.
First complete specialist training programme in periodontology in the UK. Outstanding educational experience through exceptional calibre of teachers. Huge variety of expertise available to give thorough practical education in advanced clinical periodontology, including aesthetics, implants and contemporary surgical methods.
Research within biomaterials science aims to develop an enhanced mechanistic understanding of reasons for the clinical success or failure of oral and craniofacial biomaterials. A major focus is upon varied types of composite materials with photo-polymerised resin or RM-GIC matrices, including model systems of well-defined chemistry. To this end we study their underlying micro/nano-scale structure and time-dependent properties.
This course teaches the academic and clinical skills you need to practise paediatric dentistry. You'll develop an evidence-based and critical approach to this specialism and to general clinical dentistry.
The full programme includes patient diagnosis and treatment planning, implant placement, implant restoration and is integrated with some of the teaching in the Prosthodontics and of Periodontology Postgraduate programmes.
This programme is designed for dental practitioners who wish to further their knowledge in fixed and removable prosthodontics. This specialty comprises the diagnosis, management and treatment of missing or worn teeth using fixed and removable prostheses, including implant-supported or stabilised restorations. In addition to this, students will be allocated to the temporomandibular disorders clinic.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the speciality concerned with the diagnosis and management of diseases, injuries and defects affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. All programmes are based on the speciality of oral surgery but within the wider context of maxillofacial surgery. The three-year programme provides specialist oral surgery clinical training.
Advanced General Dental Practice is for dental practitioners to enhance their clinical and academic skills for professional development, expanding on BDS level knowledge. This programme will also provide great support and guidance for dentists who plan to take FFGDP, MJDF, MFDS, MFD and ORE examinations.
The MSc and Diploma have been designed in response to the increasing use of conscious sedation in dentistry and a demand by practitioners for formal training, which is directly applicable to their own clinical practice.
The Specialist Advisory Committee in Orthodontics has approved this degree as part of the training programme in orthodontics. It provides you with a deeper understanding of, and further technical and diagnostic skills in, orthodontics.
Develop your understanding of dental public health and the major oral health problems faced by a community. You'll learn how to critically analyse dental public health problems and develop practical solutions to protect and promote oral health.