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An Introduction to Graduate Studies in Oral Health Research

What make McGill's Graduate Programs in Dentistry so special?

  • Our graduate students do cross-disciplinary work, and they are motivated by challenges in research.
  • Small class sizes and a well-structured, stimulating curriculum help students achieve academic excellence.
  • Students receive a high level of technical support and interact extensively with post-doctoral fellows, research associates and assistants.
  • Students interact regularly with faculty who are leading researchers in their fields, and they are exposed to many invited external speakers in various seminar series.
  • Major areas of excellence in the Faculty include research on pain, mineralized and periodontal tissues, extracellular matrix biology, biomaterials and clinical oral health.
  • There are many interdisciplinary collaborations work with other centres of excellence on campus.
  • Our tenure-track faculty have more external research funding than any other Canadian dental school.

See for yourself ...

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Dr. Jocelyne Feine

Dr. Jocelyne Feine
Learn about the exciting possibilities in oral health science and research.

Dr. Daniela Frey

Dr. Daniela Frey
See why a practicing orthodontist just loves to keep on learning.

Dr. Christine Loignon

Dr. Christine Loignon
Meet a Post-Doctoral Fellow student with a doctorate in sociology who combines a passion for social change with oral health research.

Dr. Shahrokh Esfandiari

Dr. Shahrokh Esfandiari
Discover why a general dentist with a successful practice and a young family decided to become a researcher.

Dr. William Addington

Dr. William Addison
Hear a PhD candidate, describe how he decided to become a scientist and why he chose McGill.

More videos ...

Graduate vs Undergraduate Studies

Welcoming All Disciplines

Career Opportunities in Oral Health Research

The Perks of Oral Health Research

Challenges in Oral Health Research