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Special Care Dentistry MSc

Special Care Dentistry MSc

King's College London

Strand Campus, London, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    35
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months

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The Special Care Dentistry MSc offers a theoretical foundation in the subject and develop their clinical skills so that students can help patients who need special care including patients with special educational needs, disabilities and genetic conditions. This programme’s focuses on the use of behaviour management techniques, analgesia, sedation and general anaesthesia. For selected candidates, the two-year MSc programme is recognised by the Specialist Advisory Committee for Special Care Dentistry as partially contributing towards the three-year specialist training programme in Special Care Dentistry. Entry to the programme is strictly dependent upon occupational health clearance that applicants are able to conduct exposure prone procedures (EPPs) before starting clinical work. This will assess applicant's hepatitis B surface antigen and hepatitis C antibody status, HIV and TB status following the completion of a health questionnaire and a further health check before or at enrolment.