Master Degree in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

European University College

Program Description

Master Degree in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

European University College

EUCThe aim of the Program is to provide orthodontic specialty training with a broad clinical and academic foundation. The Program provides the skills and knowledge necessary for diagnosis and care of children, adolescents and adults with an orthodontic treatment need. Graduates are trained to be ethical practitioners committed to lifelong learning and dedicated to fulfilling the public trust. Our academic training program is organized based on a well-structured but self-directed learning environment, modern technologies, and current, evidence based treatment modalities. Residents in training are organized in functional teams and are expected to work together in treatment planning and patient care.

Program Emphasis

  • A diverse clinical experience reflective of a normal orthodontic clinical practice.
  • Assembling a comprehensive patient database for complete diagnosis, and treatment planning.
  • Utilizing a clinical understanding of craniofacial growth in planning and carrying out patient treatment.
  • Integrating relevant biological, clinical, and behavioral science with patient treatment.
  • Using contemporary biomechanical techniques and strategies in orthodontic patient care.
  • Use of appropriate interdisciplinary consultation and care where appropriate.
  • Application of the principles of infection control and environmental safety to patient care and clinical operations.

Program Length

The program consists of 3 years of full-time study or 5280 total hours of which about 70% is dedicated to clinical activities. Each student should treatment plan 60-80 patients during the program and at least 40 of the cases should be fully completed. Program is structured in four main categories:

1) theoretical training, 2) pre-clinical (laboratory) training, 3) clinical training, and 4) research. The clinical and translational research investigations contribute to the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge for the benefit of the professional society.

The research aspect of the Program provides the foundational knowledge to allow the student to do the following: 1) critically evaluate literature and conduct research, 2) become familiar with research design and statistical analysis, and 3) formulate a proposal, carry out a research project, analyze the results, and write the results in a publishable format.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 17, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
3 years
Full time
Price
Price
55,000 USD
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Deadline
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
United Arab Emirates Dubai
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Duration 3 years
Price 55,000 USD
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