Taught course

Clinical Implant Dentistry

Newcastle University · School of Dental Sciences

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Entry requirements

You must have a primary dental qualification recognised by the General Dental Council (UK). You must have completed this at least two years before starting the course. You must be fully registered with the General Dental Council (UK) by the time the course starts. If your application is shortlisted you will be invited to attend an interview.

Months of entry

January, July

Course content

Our course will suit dentists with little or no implant dentistry experience. You will develop the skills to plan, treat and maintain implant cases. We provide the patients you treat on the course. The course satisfies the requirements of UK Training Standards in Implant Dentistry.

You will develop your intellectual skills through:

  • case study analysis
  • problem-based learning
  • open discussion
  • self-evaluation

You will develop your practical clinical skills through:

  • one-to-one clinical coaching
  • supervised clinical work carried out on patients

You will also gain experience in:

  • minimal trauma extractions
  • guided bone regeneration
  • designing long-term maintenance plans
  • how to establish implant dentistry into the practice setting

The course satisfies the requirements of the Training Standards in Implant Dentistry. This is endorsed by the General Dental Council (UK) at the level of 'straightforward placement of implants'. It also provides good preparation for dentists planning to sit the Diploma in Implant Dentistry. This is a recognised qualification, offered by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 7.0 in all sub-skills). Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Teaching and Learning Assistant, School of Dental Sciences
+44 (0) 191 208 7631