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Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

The course leading to the award of a Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS) Degree takes five years. The first one and a half years of the course are spent mainly on the university campus studying basic medical sciences. The final three and a half years are spent in the Dental School and Hospital and the attached Cork University Hospital.

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UCC School of Dentistry Undergraduate Programme

The Clinics of Dental Surgery, Restorative Dentistry, Oral Health and Development are located in the Dental School and Hospital.

Dental Surgery encompasses teaching in Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology, Dental Surgery and Maxillo-Facial Surgery.

Oral Health and Development includes Dental Public Health, Paediatric Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry and Orthodontics. Restorative Dentistry comprises Periodontology, Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, Operative Dentistry, Endodontics, Gerodontology and integrated patient care. A feature of the Dental School and Hospital is the highly favourable ratio of dental staff to students, allowing students extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of patients under the supervision of well-trained staff. A benefit of studying in Cork is the small class size which ensures that all students receive individual attention.

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Contact Details

Ann-Marie Doran 
Dental School Office
Cork University Dental School & Hospital
Tel: (021) 490 1163

Cork University Dental School & Hospital

Wilton, Cork, Ireland,