three-year Master of Science degree program in Prosthodontics will
be launched in August 2018 by the University of Manitoba College of Dentistry (U of M
COD) in the
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences. The U of M COD, located in Winnipeg, is one
of only three universities in Canada to offer a graduate prosthodontics degree.
program will provide a strong foundation in classical prosthodontics, along
with intensive training in state-of-the-art aesthetic dentistry, digital
workflows, CAD/CAM technologies, dental microscopy, and placement and
restoration of dental implants. The program’s strengths include a low
instructor/resident ratio, well-balanced clinical and didactic programs with a
critical approach to literature, and opportunities for clinical research.
36-month program, under the directorship of Igor Pesun, D.M.D., M.S., will lead
to a Certificate in Prosthodontics combined with an M.S.
in Prosthodontics. Successful completion of the program will
satisfy the formal training requirement for eligibility for the Royal College
of Dentists of Canada and Canada Fellowship. Fellowship is required for
licensure as a specialist in Canada. Graduates will also be eligible for the
American Board of Prosthodontics certification examination.
program has applied for accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation
The deadline for admission in August 2018 is October
1, 2017. To learn more and apply for the position, visit the U of M COD website.
Published on October 11, 2017