If you are a dentist, dental technician or a scientist who wants to gain a better research knowledge of dental technology and dental materials, this is the training course for you.
On this course you will be taught elements of dental technology, CAD'CAM, implantology, occlusion, aesthetics and materials. Teaching is carried out by our clinical consultants, chief technicians and dental/biomaterials experts in the Institute of Dentistry. This course is designed for future leaders in the field of dental technology or dental biomaterials and has generated award winning students and those who have gone on to take up prominent posts in academia and research.
Core modules: Fundamentals of research methods; properties of dental materials/processing methods; occlusion; introduction to implantology; aesthetics; advanced technical practice; research project and report; management, leadership and communication skills; research project.
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- A degree (minimum of second class honours) in dentistry or a subject relevant to dentistry, such as basic sciences or medical/bioengineering, or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience.
- A dental technology foundation degree, a minimum of two years' post-initial qualification experience, and the ability to demonstrate advanced technical expertise in the field. Applicants may also be required to satisfy a practical trade test.
- A recognised qualification in dental technology through assessments, including a written examination of a standard comparable to a three-year foundation degree in dental technology, or a graduate certificate in dental technology awarded at the level of merit.