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The programme offers the intensive knowledge and
clinical expertise necessary to practice Periodontics at a specialist
Recent first destinations of graduates of the programme include:
- Mount Oval Dental Practice: Periodontologist
- Greek Air Force: Dental Officer
- UCL: PhD in Clinical Dentistry
The programme has UK General Dental Council and European Federation of Periodontology recognition as an approved training programme for specialisation in Periodontology.
Periodontology Specialist Training
This three year programme is intended to enable the successful candidate to practice Periodontics at a specialist level.
The programme is intended to provide a sound and intensive knowledge of the basic principles of the aetiology, progression and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases as well as the management of advanced periodontal cases. Particular emphasis is placed on achieving theoretical as well as clinical knowledge to the highest possible standard. It aims not only to develop clinical abilities but also to stimulate critical and analytical thinking in both the clinical and research environment. The Programme is designed to prepare candidates for the degree of Master of Clinical Dentistry in Periodontics.
On successful completion of the Programme the candidate should be able to assess and manage both the basic and advanced periodontal needs of a patient.
Why study periodontology at UCL EDI?
The Eastman is a major centre of excellence, at the forefront of evidence-based clinical service, research and development, and education in the oral health care sciences. It is the largest academic postgraduate dental centre in Europe, and has a world-wide reputation for its specialist training delivered through clinically intensive postgraduate programmes.
The department of Periodontology
comprises a world-recognised team of clinicians, research and administrative
staff characterised by enthusiasm, dynamism, a strong desire to grow
professionally and a deep sense of caring for our
Students benefit from first-class
facilities and access to a wide range of clinical cases and techniques.
||Specialty training, incorporating EFP (European Federation of Periodontology) Accreditation and the Master of Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent)|
|Name of award||
MClinDent in Periodontology
Full-time 3 years
The deadline for applications is 13 January 2012 for September 2012. However, late applications may be considered after this date.
Interviews of the short listed individuals will take place in February 2012.
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places.
Students applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines. Interviews of the short listed individuals will take place in February.
||An approved dental qualification plus a minimum of two years' clinical experience prior to the commencement of studies. Applicants for Specialist Training pathways should refer to the Notes for Applicants to Specialist Training Programmes. Please refer to the admissions web pages for details of English language proficiency and health requirements.|
Who should apply:
The programme is suitable for qualified dental surgeons who wish to follow an SAC-approved Specialist Training
programme with a view to sitting the MRD examination of one of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons.
Tuition fees (Full-time):
Years 1 & 2
UK/EU 2011/12: £18,670
Overseas 2011/12: £35,430
UK/EU 2011/12: £TBC
Overseas 2011/12: £TBC
||To be confirmed on an annual basis|
Number of places:
||Up to a maximum of 6 postgraduates are accepted on the programme per year. Please be advised that the course may not run if there is not sufficient uptake.|
||Professor Nikolaos Donos|
Contact tel. no.:
||020 3456 1075|
Contact e-mail address:
* The MRD is administered, awarded and examined by the Royal College of Surgeons
For a detailed description of the structure and content of the programme including information about the syllabus, module structure and programme specification, please see the programme description for the MClinDent Periodontology programme.
For the programme aims and objectives and information on the teaching methods and assessment, please refer to the MClinDent Periodontology programme.
Programme director: Professor Nikos Donos
Programme coordinator: Dr Nikos Mardas
Dr Gita Auplish
Ms Jo Barker
Dr Stephen Barter
Dr Francesco D’Aiuto
Dr Ulpee Darbar
Dr Alexandra Efthymiou
Dr Phil Freiberger
Mrs Elaine Giedrys-Leeper
Dr Zoe Harrington
Dr Attila Horvath
Dr Jonathan Lack
Dr Alistair Lomax
Dr Ian Needleman
Dr Luigi Nibali
Dr Connie Ong
Mr Kalpesh Patel
Dr Maria Retzepi
Ms Jean Suvan
Dr Richard Tucker
Prof Eaton, Visiting Professor, UCL Eastman Dental Institute Dr Graziani, Honorary Lecturer, University of Pisa, Italy
Professor Ivanovski, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Griffith University, Australia
Dr Kraehenmann, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor Clinic for Preventive Dentistry, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Dr Laurell, Honorary Senior Lecturer
Professor Edwin Rosenberg, Visiting Professor
Dr Rotundo, Honorary Lecturer, University of Florence, Italy
Professor Vercellotti, Honorary Professor, Italy
Dr Bassarelli, Specialist in Orthodontics, Private Practice, Florence
Professor Lang, Professor Emeritus University of Berne, Professor of Implant Dentistry the University of Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China
Dr Herrero, Private practice & University of Madrid, Spain
Professor Pjetursson, University of Iceland
Dr Salvi, University of Berne, Switzerland
Dr Winkler, Windsor Centre for Advanced Dentistry
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