MSc in Clinical Implantology
A UK Masters Degree
awarded by University of Central Lancashire
2 years, part time
Our postgraduate Dental Implantology course provides the busy General Dental Practitioner with a part-time educational route to acquire the skills and knowledge required of a Dentist with Special Interest (DwiSI). Students can study for an MSc over two years.
Dental Implantology aims to develop a critical understanding and the ability to evaluate the clinical theory, practice and associated research applied to the practice of dental implantology as a mode of referred treatment.
Our postgraduate course will provide you with the opportunities to apply the clinical theory, practice and associated research in the provision of dental implantology within the primary care setting. This course focuses on contemporary practice, teaching evidence-based principles and systems to ensure an optimal outcome for the patient and practitioner.
Course Programme. 180 Credits
Module DX4016 Clinical Implantology. 1 – 12 days of lectures and hands-on;
- Day 1. 22nd June 2019. Treatment planning and case selection
- Day 2. 20th July 2019. Basic sciences for implant dentistry
- Day 3. 7th September 2019. Surgical skills for implant dentistry
- Day 4. 5th October 2019. Implant Design and Biomechanics
- Day 5. 9th November 2019. Occlusion
- Day 6. 30th November 2019. Restoring implants
- Day 7. 11th January 2020. Laboratory procedures and digital dentistry workflow
- Day 8. 8th February 2020. Cadaver course
- Day 9. 21st March 2020. Bone defects and case presentations
- Day 10. 25th April 2020. Complications and their management
DX4016 – End of year assessment date to be confirmed.
Module DX4017 Appraising the scientific literature – completed online
Complete 5 Clinical days – supervised clinical practice. You will assess and plan appropriate treatment for patients; Includes; case assessment and treatment planning, including use of radiographic stents and CBCT.
Module DX4026 Clinical Implantology 2
Complete 10 Clinical days – supervised clinical practice.
Includes; Case consultation, Implant placement, GBR procedures, Restoration, Follow up
Module DX4027. Research strategy and prepare and submit a 8,000-word clinically orientated research project, which may take the form of a mini-systematic review.
Comprehensive course content delivered part-time for the busy general practitioner
- UK Qualification
- 2-year part time course
- Patients provided for clinical treatment
- Place 2-5 implants over 15 clinical days
- Clinical component – you will be treating patients under supervision on the course
- Full CBCT training
- Digital workflow & laboratory training day
- Fresh cadaver training
- Post course support and mentoring
Applicants admitted onto the course will meet the following requirements:
- Be qualified as a Dental Surgeon and have a licence to practice dentistry
- Be registered with the General Dental Council (or equivalent)
- Be in professional practice or have a hospital appointment for a minimum of two years
- Possess indemnity insurance with cover at an appropriate level
- Possess a current certificate of immunisation against communicable disease (Hepatitis B)
- Have sufficient competency in English language (IELTS Level 7 or equivalent). Competency may be demonstrated by qualification, accreditation of prior learning or separate University assessment.
DBS: all potential students must undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to admittance to the programme.
Applicants must provide evidence of their IELTS Level 7 certificate (or equivalent), GDC (or equivalent for overseas students) Certificate and Indemnity Insurance by either uploading a copy upon on-line application or providing a copy with their completed paper application.