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The Implant Dentistry Diploma is designed for dentists with little or no experience in implant dentistry, and offers extensive postgraduate teaching to enable participants to comprehensively diagnose, treatment plan and treat, within the scope of their ability, patients in need of implant based prosthodontic treatment. What and how will I learn? In the first year, students develop a sound evidence-based knowledge of implant dentistry with emphasis on patient selection, diagnosis, planning and basic surgery. They develop further skills in the second and third years with an emphasis on the restorative aspects of implant dentistry, patient care and practice management. Degree Structure Postgraduate Diploma students undertake courses to the value of 120 credits. The programme consists of six core courses (120 credits). Core Modules Implant Planning Implant Science 1 Implant Science 2 Implant Practical Implant Clinical 1 Implant Clinical 2 Dissertationreport Not Applicable. Options All courses are compulsory. Further details available on subject website: http:www.eastman.ucl.ac.ukcpdgdpsimplant_dentistrydiplomaindex.html Teaching is provided by a multidisciplinary team of registered specialists and will include invited national and international speakers. The programme is delivered through a series of interactive lectures, seminars, hands-on training, live surgery and supervised clinical treatment. Assessment is through written assignments, clinical log books and a yearly examination. Why should I study this degree at UCL? 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. Students benefit from first-class facilities for both education and research which provide unique, seamless training in specialist dentistry and access to a wide range of clinical cases and techniques which ensures experience of managing complex clinical problems. Your future career The aim of the programme is to enable dentists to bring implant dentistry into their everyday practice. Graduates of the programme will be equipped with the skills necessary for dental implant case selection and planning, and the skills to restore a single cement-retained implant crown. Entry Requirements All applicants must normally hold an approved dental qualification and have a minimum of two years' clinical experience. All candidates wishing to train on a programme leading to a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) must have a minimum of two years of post-graduate experience working as a registered dentist and be eligible for full registration with the General Dental Council. Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that the candidate provides appropriate written confirmation and attaches this to their application. Applicants who do not provide this confirmation will not be put forward for shortlisting. Acceptance on a programme leading to a CCST must be via competitive entry, subject to the ratification of the Dean of Postgraduate Dentistry. Trainees apply for entry to specialist training on separate forms issued by the London Deanery, as well as completing UCL applications. Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate that they meet the required standard by either having recently passed one of the UCL recognised English language tests at the 'good' level, or through previous work or education experience in English. See English Language Qualification page for full details. How to apply The deadline for applications is 31 July for the year of entry. Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Students applying for scholarship funding (particularly oversea

The Implant Dentistry Diploma is designed for dentists with little or no experience in implant dentistry, and offers extensive postgraduate teaching to enable participants to comprehensively diagnose, treatment plan and treat, within the scope of their ability, patients in need of implant based prosthodontic treatment. What and how will I learn? In the first year, students develop a sound...

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