Teaches clinical and technical aspects for the provision of facial prostheses; ocular prostheses; orbital and skull cranioplasties and obturators. Programme includes: recognising oral disease; infections; skins lesions directly related to the provision on intra- and extraoral prostheses; core teaching in all restorative disciplines. Participate in research programmes, including: investigation into digital technologies used in colour formulation of facial prostheses; biocompatibility of titanium to hard and soft tissue for cranioplasties; bonding of acrylic to silicone and patient centred outcomes of implant treatment.
- Only MSc in Maxillofacial & Craniofacial Technology in UK and Europe.
- Opportunity for students to participate in the use of advanced technology with pre-operative planning and creation of anatomical models from digital data.
- Contibutions from guest speakers from the Institute of Maxillofacial Prosthetists & Technologists on their area of study.
Visit the website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-courses/maxillofacial-and-craniofacial-technology-msc.aspx
- Description -
Maxillofacial & Craniofacial Technology ground-breaking programme open to both dental technicians and dentists. Teaches clinical and technical aspects of facial prostheses; ocular prostheses; orbital and skull cranioplasties and obturators. Covers: recognising oral disease; infections; skin lesions related to intra- and extra-oral prostheses; core modules in all restorative disciplines.
- Course purpose -
Ground breaking programme open to both dental technicians and dentists. For both overseas and UK applicants the programme provides training to a specialist level in maxillofacial and craniofacial technology.
- Course format and assessment -
Modular programme consisting of 180 credits, as follows:
- Two taught modules, covering the scientific and clinical basis of maxillofacial and craniofacial technology, usually assessed by written examination;
- One clinical module, involving supervised clinical practice and examined by a mixture of case studies on treated and unseen patients, a clinical/technical log and an oral examination;
- One research module, involving the submission of a research project report including a literature review, with an oral defence of the research.
Graduates will be capable of assuming a more responsible position within the field of Maxillofacial Technology. Additionally, graduates will be able to offer experience in advanced technologies and assist in the management of research projects.
How to apply: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/taught-courses.aspx
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