Taught Postgraduate Programmes
This programme is designed to provide dental surgeons with advanced training in prosthodontics. The coursework will enable students to acquire detailed knowledge of the principles and practice of prosthodontics, including study of the materials and technologies commonly employed.
The areas include:
Diagnosis and treatment planning using a multidisciplinary approach.
Hands-on experience of management of a full range of cases, from single-tooth replacement to total rehabilitation.
Clinical exposure to a range of implant systems.
Joint surgical/prosthodontic consultation clinic plus surgical demonstrations by the Discipline of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Management of advanced restorative cases using a multidisciplinary approach.
Management of localised and generalised tooth wear cases using conventional and minimally invasive cast restorations.
Clinical exposure to crown-lengthening surgery with the Discipline of Periodontology.
Diagnosis and treatment planning of patients with head and neck cancers using a multi-disciplinary approach.
Management of congenital/acquired defects in the orofacial region using removable, fixed, and implant-retained prostheses.
Advanced prosthodontic consultation clinic
The programme will include lectures, tutorials, clinical and paraclinical assignments, written work, training in research methods, and a supervised research project. It also includes courses of study in related disciplines.