This is part of our postgraduate education: MSc or PhD program with specialist clinical training.
Dr. Vanessa Mendes
|Length of program||
MSc: 3 years (minimum)
PhD: This program is currently under review and not being offered.
Application window: April 1 – June 1
Interview notifications: Mid July
Program start: First week of July
|Number of spaces available across MSc and PhD||3|
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You will prepare for a career in periodontics by experiencing all facets of modern periodontology and implantology.
You will be trained in advanced surgical techniques, including:
- periodontal regeneration
- periodontal plastics
- guided bone regeneration
- sinus lifts
- immediate implants and restorations
- single drug IV sedation.
You will also take part in hospital rotations covering:
- hospital-based periodontics
- craniofacial pain
- oral medicine
- oral pathology.
How you will spend your time
(on average, may vary from year to year)
What this program enables you to do
The program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada and the Commission on Dental Accreditation in the United States through a reciprocal agreement.
Completion of this program will allow you to take the:
- National Dental Specialty Examination (the National Dental Examining Board of Canada)
- Fellowship Examination (Royal College of Dentists of Canada)
- Diplomate Examination (American Board of Periodontology).
How to apply
Follow the standard application process on How to become a specialist dentist.