Certificate (Cert.) Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (4-year program) (144 credits)

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Offered by: Dentistry     Degree: C-OMS

Program Requirements

McGill University, through the Faculty of Dentistry and the McGill University Health Centre, offers an advanced education program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The program is fully accredited by the Canadian Dental Association Accreditation Committee. It is a four-year program and commences on July 1 of each year. This program is only offered to candidates who are graduates of programs that have a contractual sponsorship agreement through the Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University and is not open to all candidates.

It is the intent of the program to develop both well-trained, practising oral and maxillofacial surgeons and surgeons who pursue academic careers and research. Therefore, an optional additional year is offered to residents who wish to complete the requirements for a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree.

Candidates for this program must possess a D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree or the equivalent and be eligible to obtain a limited dental license from the Ordre des dentistes du Québec. (A limited license can be issued by the Ordre des dentistes du Québec without prior testing of French language competency.)

The candidate must have completed a year of internship or a general practice residency or equivalent prior to commencing the program. The candidate has to be certified in ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) prior to starting the program.

Required Courses

* DENT 583J1, DENT 583J2 and DENT 583J3 together are equivalent to DENT 583.

Faculty of Dentistry—2016-2017 (last updated Aug. 26, 2016) (disclaimer)
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