University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Periodontics

Develop your skills and expertise to a specialist level. Conforming to the GDC's Specialist Curricula, the courses cover the theoretical basis and practical skills needed to manage and treat endodontics, periodontics or prosthodontics and general restorative interdisciplinary cases. You'll use various complementary learning modalities, interacting with colleagues and allied specialties in restorative dentistry to jointly manage patient care. Over the three years, you'll learn sophisticated research methods and apply them in a scientific research investigation, with specific outcomes for each year of study. The DClinDent is suited to all dentists that wish to pursue specialist training in one of the restorative monospecialties and wish to prepare for the Specialty Membership Examinations in Endodontics, Periodontology and Prosthodontics of The Faculty of Dental Surgery of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).

Course modules

Core modules Year 1: Principles of Periodontal Treatment; Principles of Endodontic Treatment; Principles of Conservative Dentistry; Management of the Partially Dentate Patient I; Research Project: Literature Review; Clinical Practice Programme: New Patient I. Year 2: Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry; Principles of Clinical Management; Clinical Practice Programme: New Patient II; Research Project: Experimental Work Data Collection; Clinical Practice Programme: Treatment of Own Patients; Speciality Programme in Endodontics, Periodontics, or Prosthodontics. Year 3: Clinical Practice Programme: New Patient 3; Research Project: Completion and and Write Up; Clinical Practice Programme: Treatment of Own Patients; Speciality Programme in Endodontics, Periodontics, or Prosthodontics.

Assessment methods

Competency-based continuous clinical assessments, formal examinations, oral presentations, written assignments, research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DClinDent Full-time September 2018 GBP 33,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 Years
DClinDent Full-time September 2018 GBP 33,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 Years
DClinDent Full-time September 2018 GBP 33,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 Years
DClinDent Full-time September 2018 GBP 33,500 per Year 1 (England) 3 Years
DClinDent Full-time September 2018 GBP 44,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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