FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

ARE PATIENTS PROVIDED?

On the Beginner Pathway, all patients will be provided for you on the during the Clinical Training Program in Part 1.  You will treat a variety of live cases under direct supervision over 5 days.  We guarantee that you will place at least 6 implants during the Clinical Training Program.

WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

Two pathways are available:

- Beginner Pathway (with provided patients)

- Experienced Practitioner Pathway

Please see the Entry Requirements page for full details

DOES THE PRACTICAL SKILLS WEEK INCLUDE ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD?

The Practical Skills Week includes lunch.  Accommodation is not included.  The venue in Cambridge, where this module is held  (The Moller Institute), has 92 air conditioned en-suite rooms that are graded at 4*.  Cambridge also has plenty of other hotels ranging from budget to luxury.

DOES THE PATHWAY MEET ANY SPECIFIC STANDARDS?

Yes, The Beginner Pathway follows all the requirements of the Training Standards in Implant Dentistry (TSID).  The syllabus is the training required by the General Dental Council for the practice of dental implantology in the UK.   The Masters Degree in Advanced Dental Implantology is awarded by Aston University, allowing use of the postnominals MSc (Imp Dent)

WHAT ARE THE COURSE'S AIMS & OBJECTIVES?

WHAT IS THE COST?

This programme aims to improve the depth of knowledge and skills of dentists in the field of dental implantology from beginner level upwards.  Sucessful completion of Parts 1 and 2 results in award of the Masters Degree in Advanced Dental Implantology.

Please see here for the course costs

CAN I TREAT MY OWN PATIENTS?

On the Experienced Practitioner Pathway you will submit 6 Case Reports of dental implant treatment that your have carried out on your own patients,  On the Beginner Pathway all patients will be provided for you.

TELL ME ABOUT ASTON UNIVERSITY

Aston University, which was Guardian University of the Year 2020, is based in Birmingham, England.

CAN I USE LETTERS AFTER MY NAME?

Yes.  This is a full UK university masters degree awarded by Aston University, allowing use of the postnominals MSc (Dent Imp)

WHAT IS EDUQUAL?

EduQual, which accredits Part 1, is a regulated UK awarding body, approved by SQA-Accreditation, a globally-recognised national qualifications framework.