University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

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School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Periodontics/Periodontology (Cert
Description:A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also experts in the treatment of oral inflammation. The Thesis-based MSc in Medical Sciences-Periodontics / PhD in Medical Sciences-Periodontics will provide extensive, cutting-edge, top-of-the-line training in these areas. An emphasis will be given for the classic as well as the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating periodontal disease, and also to training in performing cosmetic periodontal procedures. Residents will treat complex and advanced periodontal cases including patients with a complex medical history. In addition, the residents will be specially trained in the placement and repair of dental implants and bone related surgeries.
URL:Periodontics at University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,635

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Candidates are accepted under the general regulations of the Medical Sciences Graduate Program. Completion of a DDS is required with a grade point average of at least 3.0 (or equivalent qualification) in the last 60 units of course weight of their dental program. At least one year of experience as a licensed dentist within five years prior to the start of the program is also required. A clinical or laboratory research project and a limited teaching commitment may be expected. Preference will be given to candidates who present a master’s of science degree. If the candidate does not hold a license to practice dentistry in Canada, an application must be made to be placed on the Teaching and Research Registry with the Alberta Dental Association and College.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 03, 2019