Doctor of Philosophy in Craniofacial Science and Diploma in Periodontics (PhD/Dip. Periodontics)
This combined program option is a clinical specialty program that is offered in conjunction with a PhD in Craniofacial Science. The program provides to successful applicants holding a DMD degree or its equivalent, education and training for potential clinicians, researchers, and teachers. Completion of the Diploma in Periodontics requires completion of the clinical and didactic requirements associated with the diploma program in the Faculty of Dentistry, and successful completion of the PhD in Craniofacial Science course requirements, and successful defense and submission of their thesis to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. In this program option, the degree and the diploma are awarded conjointly and both must be completed to graduate. The combined program will require a minimum of six years to prepare the student for clinical practice and a research career. Graduates will be eligible to take the examination for specialty certification in prosthodontics offered by The Royal College of Dentists of Canada and the American Board of Periodontics.
What makes the program unique?
Program strengths are diverse faculty, well balanced clinical and didactic programs with critical approach to literature, opportunities for research and outstanding implant program.
GRE is not required for this program.
TOEFL (ibT) Overall Score Requirement
IELTS Overall Score Requirement
Criminal Record Check
Supervisor commitment required prior to application?
Prior degree requirements
DMD degree or its equivalent
Tuition / Program Costs
|Fees||Canadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / Diplomat||International|
|Installments per year||3||3|
|Tuition per installment||$6,157.91||$14,929.37|
|Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible)||Not applicable|
|Other Fees and Costs|
|Student Fees (yearly)||$930.14 (approx.)|
|Costs of living (yearly)||starting at $16,884.10 (check cost calculator)|
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