Abbreviation FT / PT
MDS(Prostho) FT

The Master of Dental Surgery in Prosthodontics [MDS(Prostho)] programme is designed to provide dental surgeons with advanced training in prosthodontics. The coursework enables students to acquire detailed knowledge of the principles and practice of prosthodontics, including study of the materials and technologies commonly employed.

The course includes:

Implant prosthodontics

  • Diagnosis and treatment planning using a multidisciplinary approach
  • Hands-on experience of management of a full range of cases, from single-tooth replacement to total rehabilitation
  • Clinical exposure to a range of implant systems
  • Joint surgical/prosthodontic consultation clinic plus surgical demonstrations by the Discipline of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Fixed prosthodontics

  • Management of advanced restorative cases using a multidisciplinary approach
  • Management of localised and generalised tooth wear cases using conventional and minimally invasive cast restorations
  • Clinical exposure to crown-lengthening surgery with the Discipline of Periodontology

Removable prosthodontics

  • Management of complex partially dentate and edentulous cases using various removable partial and complete denture techniques

Maxillofacial prosthodontics

  • Diagnosis and treatment planning of patients with head and neck cancers using a multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Management of congenital/acquired defects in the orofacial region using removable, fixed and implant-retained prostheses

Temporomandibular disorders

  • Diagnosis and management of patients with temporomandibular disorders using a multidisciplinary approach
  • Hands-on experience of different treatment modalities including splint therapy

Advanced prosthodontic consultation clinic

  • Diagnosis and treatment planning of referred complex prosthodontic cases using a multidisciplinary approach

The programme will include lectures, tutorials, clinical and paraclinical assignments, written work, training in research methods, and a supervised research project. It also includes courses of study in related disciplines.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (three years)

Medium of Instruction
English
Programme Entrance Requirements
  1. A BDS degree of this University or an equivalent qualification.
  2. A minimum of one year of work experience would be preferable.
Programme Admissions Advisor
Dr EHN Pow
Fax: 2858 6114
Email: ehnpow@hku.hk

Contacts
Miss Hazel Leung
Fax: 2517 0544
Email: dentalpg@hku.hk

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