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This is a Postgraduate Certificate programme that thoroughly explores the most important topics in aesthetic dentistry. It covers scientific documentation as well as clinical applications and step-by-step clinical procedures. It is studied part-time over one year (October to July).
The programme is designed for dental practitioners who wish to remain at the cutting edge of contemporary dentistry and to be able to meet and deliver with confidence the restorative needs of patients with high aesthetic expectations.
Students undertake modules to the value of 60 credits.
The programme consists of two core modules worth 30 credits each.
Both modules are compulsory
There are no optional modules for this programme.
The programme is delivered through a combination of 50% lectures, interactive seminars and treatment planning, and 50% skills laboratory and clinical hands-on training.
There are two MCQ written exams, an essay and a viva voce oral exam.
This is a part-time programme with 24 teaching days, usually Thursdays, spread out between October and August.
Successful graduates gain the clinical and theoretical skills and techniques necessary to incorporate aspects of aesthetic dentistry into their daily practice and meet realistic expectations of patients with high aesthetic demands.
Recent career destinations for this degree
The programme can improve graduates’ prospects of moving to better dental practices, setting up their own dental practices, progressing to full-time Master’s and specialty training programmes, or developing a career in teaching.
The programme places emphasis on acquiring knowledge, understanding and skills in the areas of aesthetic restorations, contemporary biomaterials and evidence-based clinical procedures and techniques.
Emphasis is placed on acquiring knowledge, understanding, and skills in the areas of aesthetic restorations, contemporary biomaterials, and evidence based clinical procedures and techniques.
Find out more about the programme modules on the Eastman website
The Research Excellence Framework, or REF, is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The 2014 REF was carried out by the UK's higher education funding bodies, and the results used to allocate research funding from 2015/16.
The following REF score was awarded to the department: Eastman Dental Institute
85% rated 4* (‘world-leading’) or 3* (‘internationally excellent’)
Learn more about the scope of UCL's research, and browse case studies, on our Research Impact website.
Visit the Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry (PGCert) page on the University College London website for more details!