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,
The M.S. degree in dental hygiene program prepares dental hygienists for leadership roles in education, administration, public health, and dental hygiene practice.
Recent advances in communication technologies mean that long-distance communication is now possible with an ease that was unthinkable only a few years ago. The use of such technologies therefore means that the majority of training activities in a postgraduate course can be performed remotely with no need for direct physical contact.
The Dental Medicine Program covers five-year program (10 semesters). After the successful completion of the program, students are awarded the title Doctor Medicinae Dentaire (dentist; D.M.D.). The degree is accepted in several countries of the world. Citizens of the EU and EEC will receive their licence automatically within the Community.
The Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) provides advanced academic training for those students who want to broaden their understanding of biological sciences. The program includes Core courses in Foundations of Oral Biology and Advanced Biomedical Science for Dentistry. The Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) program can be pursued in conjunction with a graduate dental program or on its own.The MSD is a more research oriented Master's program.
The Master of Science Program in Dental Hygiene requires 38 units of course work and a Comprehensive Examination (i.e., Capstone Project). The one-year MS degree program consists of three quarters of interdisciplinary dental hygiene science course work and one quarter of Field Work, after a total of four quarters. Classes meet on-site on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
The Masters in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) programme is delivered in collaboration with The City of London Dental School and is aimed at the professionals with an undergraduate degree in Dentistry and at least one year in clinical practice, who intend to expand on existing knowledge and skills. It instils the core skills that are essential for the professional practice of the postgraduate specialist area.
Do you have the enhanced skills in advance care that are needed in the new dental contract? Dental practitioners who do are likely to be commissioned to provide specialised services under the proposed new dental contract. Periodontology is just one of those specialised services you could be commissioned to do.
The Masters in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent) Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry programme is delivered in collaboration with The City of London Dental School and is aimed at professionals with an undergraduate degree in Dentistry and at least one year in clinical practice, who intend to expand on existing knowledge and skills. It instils the core skills that are essential for the professional practice of the postgraduate specialist area.
This course aims to develop dentists' skills in the area of restorative and aesthetic dentistry.
The goal of the Master of Science degree program is to produce graduates who are clinically adept, well-grounded in research and the biological basis of dentistry, and prepared to function at a high level in clinical practice and academic dentistry. The program is interdisciplinary, drawing faculty from the College of Dentistry and departments throughout the University of Kentucky.
The Masters in Dental Public Health (MDPH) will enable you to develop a career in government-based/national public health programmes of Dental Public Health. Alternatively, it is a good foundation if you intend to follow an academic pathway in dental public health.
Offered in response to unprecedented demand for endodontically trained professionals from within the UK and abroad, this unique and comprehensive programme is aimed at dentists who would like to enhance their existing abilities while acquiring advanced and up-to-date skills which will enable them to successfully and confidently manage more complex and demanding endodontic cases.