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Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry

The Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry is a 1 year part time program, accredited by the regulated UK awarding body, EduQual.  The qualification is aligned with the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), allowing use of the postnominals PGDip (Imp Dent).

This course is suitable for beginners and experienced implant dentists.

This program utilises a blend of online theory and contact practical classes*** to provide part-time education and qualification opportunities with reduced disruption to your practice.  For the Clinical Cases module, delegates can attend a 5-day Clinical Training Program with provided patients*.  If you are already an experienced implant dentist you may opt for the Treat Own Patients pathway for the Clinical Cases module**.

 

TERM 1 (September - December)

​Start date:  19th September 2022

Module 1:  Patient Assessment, Diagnosis & Treatment Planning (online delivery). 15 credits

Module 2:  Preclinical Practical Skills Week (5 day contact class 3rd-7th October 2022)***. 15 credits

Module 3:  Implant Prosthodontics and Occlusion (online delivery). 15 credits

TERM 2 (January - June)

End date:  30 June 2023

Module 4.  Basic Sciences Related to Implant Dentistry  (online delivery).  15 credits

Module 5:  Evidence Based Dentistry (online delivery). 15 credits

Module 6:  Clinical Cases:  various dates available*.  15 credits

 

This 90 credit program requires a total of 900 notional hours of study.

After successful completion the accredited Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry is awarded

* The Provided Patients option is only available to UK dentists.  International dentists must choose the Treat Own Patients Option.

** The Treat Own Patients option is only available to experienced implant dentists, who have independently treated a minimum of 20 full implant cases and have at least 2 years experience in dental implantology.  This option is available to experienced  implant dentists in the UK and internationally.  On this pathway, case reports must be submitted for 6 implant cases before the last day of the course (30 June 2023).  Delegates on the Treat Own Patients pathway are exempt from the Preclinical Practical Skills Week (Module 2).

***  Delegates on the Treat Own Patients pathway do not attend the Preclinical Practical Skills Week and are exempt from Module 2 assessments.