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Implant Dentistry Diploma - module information

Students undertake seven modules to the value of 180 credits across the programme. All modules are compulsary:


Year One (PG Certificate)

Implant Science 1 (15 credits):
Topics include: Anatomy, Bio-mechanics, Physiology and Histology, Applied Implant / Dental materials, Surgical Implant Treatment, Laboratory Procedures, and Hard and Soft Tissue Dis-ease affecting Implant Treatment.

Implant Planning (30 credits):
Topics include: Patient Assessment, Special Investigations, Diagnosis & Treatment Planning, and Implant Planning.

 Implant Prosthodontics (15 credits)
Topics include impression procedures, provisional restorations, restoration design and fabrica-tion, fit procedures, maintenance and management of common complications.


Year Two (PG Diploma)

Implant Science 2 (15 credits):
Topics include: Applied Dental materials, Biomedical & Screw mechanics, Restorative Proce-dures, Laboratory techniques and procedures, Maintenance, and Applied Implant Dentistry.

Implant Practical (15 credits):
Topics include: Assessment of Implant Case, Laboratory procedures, Simulated Surgery, and Simulated Prosthetics.

Implant Clinical (30 credits):
Topics include: Patient Selection and Planning, Laboratory Procedures, Simulated Surgery, Simulated Prosthetics, Clinical Implant Surgery, Clinical Restorative Treatment, and Clinical Case Discussion & Logbook.


Year Three: (Masters)

Dissertation (60 credits)
Topics include research methods, literature reviews, statistics, study design, writing skills and production of article for publication