University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Oral Surgery

Students study the following: extraction of teeth and retained roots; management of associated complications including oro-antral fistula; management of odontogenic and all other oral infections; management of impacted teeth; management of complications; peri-radicular surgery; dentoalveolar surgery in relation to orthodontic treatment: intraoral and labial biopsy techniques; treatment of intra-oral benign and cystic lesions of hard and soft tissues; management of benign salivary gland disease by intra-oral techniques and familiarity with the diagnosis and treatment of other salivary gland diseases; insertion of osseointegrated dental implants including bone augmentation and soft tissue management; appropriate pain and anxiety control including the administration of standard conscious sedation techniques; management of adults and children as in-patients, including the medically at risk patient; management of dento-alveolar trauma and familiarity with the management and treatment of fractures of the jaws and facial skeleton; management of oro-facial pain including temporomandibular joint disorders; clinical diagnosis of oral cancer and potentially malignant diseases, familiarity with their management and appropriate referral; the diagnosis of dentofacial deformity and familiarity with its management and treatment; diagnosis of oral mucosal diseases and familiarity with their management and appropriate referral; control of cross-infection; medico-legal aspects of oral surgery.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree, or the equivalent primary dental qualification, plus a minimum of 2 years' postgraduate experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed by written examinations, case presentations, oral examination and the completion of a research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MClinDent Full-time October 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MClinDent Full-time October 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MClinDent Full-time October 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MClinDent Full-time October 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MClinDent Full-time October 2016 GBP 37,200 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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