This specialty is concerned with the diagnosis and management of diseases, injuries and defects affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.
The specialist clinical component of the course will give you an understanding of the scientific basis of oral and maxillofacial surgery, with particular emphasis on current theories relevant to the diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management of patients.
The course will also emphasise the evidence base supporting clinical surgical practice.You will observe a wide range of surgery, including facial trauma, implant and reconstructive, cancer and reconstructive, salivary gland and orthognathic surgery, as well as participating in dentoalveolar surgery.
The course also covers the design, data collection, and simple analysis and interpretation of clinical research projects, and culminates in the MSc dissertation.
You will learn how to identify, formulate and implement a specific research project in line with the research themes of pain and anxiety control, surgical implantology, or oral cancer and health services research.
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Dental Specialties) course from The University of Manchester aims to provide dental practitioners with the knowledge and skills to undertake minor oral surgery in the context of a wider knowledge of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
This course will prepare you for a future career in clinical practice, teaching or research.
Some graduates return to established surgical practice, while others go on to the next step in their training and pursue specialist clinical training and appropriate clinical examinations in oral surgery.
Graduates may find their advanced knowledge a good foundation for oral surgery or oral and maxillofacial surgery practice. Some graduates proceed to undertake higher research degrees such as a PhD.
- Surgical Basic Sciences & Patient Care
- Dental Tissues
- Bone: Disease and Injury
- Soft Tissue
- Research Methods
- Salivary Tissue, Pain TMJ
- Reflective Oral Surgery Practice
- 12 months
- 24 months
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- We require a primary dental qualification from a recognised institution and at least two years' experience in general professional practice.
- International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system.
- We ask for English language proof if you are from non-majority English speaking countries
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