University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
2J200 Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2R7

Dental Surgery (DDS)

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Description The Department of Dentistry offers a four-year (11-term) program leading to the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), following satisfactory completion (after senior matriculation) of at least two preprofessional years of university education. The preprofessional years provide the necessary background in inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, physics, biochemistry, statistics, the humanities, and social sciences. The first and second years of the dental program are combined with the MD program. The curriculum is taught in blocks and covers areas as Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, Endocrine System, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary and Renal Systems, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Reproductive Medicine and Urology, Musculoskeletal System, Neurosciences, Oncology. These subjects are augmented by dental courses offered by the respective divisions. The lectures, laboratories, seminars, and clinics offered by the Department of Dentistry relate and integrate these fundamental disciplines with the knowledge, skills, judgement, and performance required of dental practitioners.
Website: Dental Surgery (DDS) at University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Additional Admission Requirements:
    A personal interview is required of all competitive applicants annually.

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    Last Updated: July 16, 2015