Taught course

Advanced Restorative Dentistry

The University of Manchester · Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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Entry requirements

We require a primary dental qualification from a recognised institution and at least two years' experience in general dental practice.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Restorative Dentistry course is aimed at dentists who want to develop skills in this area.

You will cover areas such as:

  • Aesthetic considerations in restorative practice;
  • Current techniques, materials and clinical advances in restorative techniques;
  • Patient communication and advanced treatment planning of patients;
  • Tooth replacement;
  • Current clinical techniques for soft tissue management;
  • Working as part of an interdisciplinary team to ensure comprehensive aesthetic restorative care to patients.

You will also gain practical experience of the following through the mandatory hands-on component of the course, which is completed during a residential in both years of the course:

  • Advanced anterior/posterior restorations and aesthetics;
  • Complex treatment planning;
  • Occlusion;
  • Bonding and cementation;
  • Indirect restorations.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    18 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 275 5220