SMU School of Oral Health Sciences Post Graduate Degree Courses

SMU School of Oral Health Sciences Post Graduate Degree Courses

Postgraduate Diploma in Dentistry (PG Dip in Dent)

Within the following streams:

  • Endodontics
  • Paedodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Minor Oral Surgery
  • Community Dentistry

Admission requirements:

Dentist registered with the professional board of country, but HPCSA registration is required for clinical duties in any of these programmes.

The aim of the PG Dip Dent is to provide Dentists an opportunity to improve their knowledge base, usually in one particular field in Dentistry.   South African Dentists have the added advantage that the Diploma in Dentistry may contribute points towards the compulsory Continuing Professional Development programme of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).   The Diploma in Dentistry is an ideal vehicle for updating a practitioner on recent developments in a particular field in Dentistry and serves as a basis for a Master’s Degree programme

  • Duration is two years part-time
  • Application is subjected to departmental consideration and approval