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Postgraduate Education in Periodontology and Implantology

Welcome from the Head of the International Master's Programs

Univ.-Prof. Andreas Moritz, MD, DMD

The University Clinic of Dentistry is proud to introduce its International Master's Program in Periodontology and Implantology. The purpose is to provide post-graduate education where practitioners gain further theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the fields of Periodontology and Implantology. Lectures by renowned specialists, pre-clinical hands-on training, case supervision, e-learning and much more are offered. We are delighted you are considering joining us for this important next step in your academic career and making us part of your future.

Looking forward to seeing you in Vienna!

Update April 2022:

Due to the amendment to the University Act in October 2021, the curriculum is currently being adjusted. Hence the admission process is on hold.

As soon as the amended curriculum has been approved by the senate of the Medical University, applications are possible again.


Overview

Duration

Part time for working professionals
Academic Degree: to be announced

Attendance

Face-to-face classes only
Number of modules to be announced

Course Language

English

Preconditions
  • Graduation from clinical dentistry (DMD, DDS, BDS)
  • Practical work experience (2 years)
  • Language skills (English level B2/C1 of CEFR)
Fees

29.000 Euro

Not incl. accommodation and living expenses

Next Start

Preliminary start either in the academic year 2023/2024 or 2024/2025.

 


Course Management

Univ.-Prof. Xiaohui Rausch-Fan, MD, DMD, PhD

Course Director

Deputy Head of the Division of Periodontology, University Clinic of Dentistry, Medical University of Vienna

Area of expertise: periodontology and orthodontics

Prof. Christian Ulm, MD, DMD, DDS

Scientific Director

Head of the Division Oral Surgery, University Clinic of Dentistry, Medical University of Vienna

Area of expertise: oral surgery, implantology, periodontology, maxillary sinus disorders, anatomy and histology of atrophic alveolar ridges

Prof. Christos Perisanidis, MD, DMD, PhD

Scientific Director

Full Professor and Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens

Area of expertise: autologous bone grafts, bone augmentation, soft-tissue augmentation, sinus lift

incl. hands-on in pre-clinic as well as various live surgeries and dissection courses

  • Update of knowledge in the anatomy, histology and molecular biology structure of bone and periodontium / cell biology / application of regenerative material in periodontology and implantology: biocompatibility, tissue engineering and osseointegration / oral soft and hard tissue disease and pathology / pharmacology / dental radiology / photo documentation / forensic / emergency medicine 
  • General Periodontology: diagnostics and conservative periodontal therapy
  • Periodontal regenerative surgery and surgical resection 
  • Soft tissue management / treatment of gingival hyperplasia and gingival recession 
  • Basics in Implantology I / overview implantology systems / osseointegration / socket-preservation 
  • Implantology II / diagnostics / computer aided implantology surgery / sinus lift / guided bone regeneration and augmentation 
  • Implantology III / complex augmentation and reconstruction / bone harvesting and reconstruction / bone augmentation of the severely atrophic jaw / maxillofacial surgical techniques / medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw  "MRONJ" / clinical application of growth factors and tissue regeneration protocols / augmentation of the alveolar ridge following dentofacial trauma / rehabilitation of oral cancer patients with dental implants 
  • Implant Prosthodontics / functional and dysfunctional occlusion / diagnostic system: condygraphic examination and analysis / application in reconstruction of functional occlusion / MRT diagnostics / application in splint therapy and increase of bite vertical dimension / functional reconstruction of periodontally comprised patients / prosthodontic reconstruction for tumor and aplasia patient / digital dentistry 
  • Update: Literature research / case presentations / clinical documentation / Master's Thesis and Final Exam

Professor Maher Almasri, DDS MSc PhD MBA(HEM)

Dean, College of Medicine and Dentistry (Formerly BPP University Faculty of Dentistry)
Birmingham, United Kingdom 

Professor Carlo Ercoli

Chairman and Program Director of the Prosthodontic Specialty Training Program at the University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, NY, USA

Prof. em. Dr. Dr. Niklaus P. Lang

University of Bern
Switzerland

Priv.-Doz. Paul Wolfgang Pöschl, MD, DMD

Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen

Prof. Mariano Sanz

Departamento de Especialidades Clínicas Odontológicas (DECO)
ETEP Research Group (Aetiology & Therapeutics of Periodontal and Periimplant Diseases)
Faculty of Odontology
Madrid, Spain

Prof. Anton Sculean, DMD, MS, PhD

Department of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland 

Adjunct Professor Medical University of Vienna

Prof. Andreas Stavropoulos, DMD, PhD

Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Odontology, University of Malmö, Sweden

Prof. Maurizio Tonetti, DMD, PhD, MMSc

Faculty of Dentistry, Periodontology, Prince Philip Hospital, The University of Hong Kong

Adjunct Professor Medical University of Vienna

Prof. Gernot Wimmer, MD, DDS, PhD

Division of Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Implantology, Medical University of Graz 

Priv.-Doz. Kristina Bertl, DMD, PhD, MSc

Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Odontology, University of Malmö, Sweden
Division of Oral Surgery, University Clinic of Dentistry, Medical University of Vienna

Corinna Bruckmann, DMD, MSc

Division of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

Gerlinde Durstberger, MD, DMD

Division of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

Hady Haririan, DMD, PhD, MSc

Division of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

Assoc. Prof. Priv.-Doz. Ulrike Kuchler, MD, DMD

Division of Oral Surgery, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

Markus Laky, MD, DMD, MSc

Division of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

Michael Müller, DMD

Division of Conservative Dentistry and Periodontology, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

Univ.-Prof. Emeka Nkenke, MD, DMD, MA

Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Medical University of Vienna

Professor Christos Perisanidis, MD, DMD, PhD

Full Professor and Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens

Assoc. Prof. Univ. Doz. Xiaohui Rausch-Fan, MD, DMD

Deputy Head of the Division of Periodontology, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Harald Sitte

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Harald Sitte

Center for Physiology and Pharmacology (Institute of Pharmacology)
Medical University of Vienna

 

Assoc. Prof. Priv.-Doz. Georg Srbac, DMD

Division of Oral Surgery, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

ao Univ.-Prof. Christian Ulm, MD, DMD

Head of the Division of Oral Surgery, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

Priv.-Doz. Christoph Vasak, MD, DMD

Division of Oral Surgery, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

ao Univ.-Prof. Georg Watzak, MD, DMD

Division of Oral Surgery, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

Univ.-Prof. Werner Zechner, MD, DMD

Deputy Head of the Division of Oral Surgery, University Clinic of Dentistry
Medical University of Vienna

UPDATE February, 2022: The Master Course will continue with onsite teaching in April/May 2022 after the Webex lectures.

Module 1       Principles: Update of orofacial anatomy, histology,
and molecular biology
virtual and April 27 - May 6, 2022
Module 2 Conservative treatment of periodontitis virtual and April 27 - May 6, 2022
Module 3 Periodontal surgery I: Resective and regenerative procedures
 
June 27 - July 3, 2022
Module 4 Periodontal surgery II: Soft tissue management September 26 - October 02, 2022
Module 5 Implantology I: Principles, anatomy and histology, Guided Bone Regeneration, Socket Preservation February 6-12, 2023
Module 6 Implantology II: Immediate implantations, computer-guided implantations, sinus floor elevations, bone augmentations February 13-19, 2023
Module 7 Implantology III: Complex bone augmentations and bone reconstructions, preprosthetic surgery Preliminary: May 15 - 21, 2023
Module 8 Implant prosthetics and digital dentistry tba

Requirements for Graduation

  • Case Reports
  • Written and Oral Exams
  • Master's Thesis: study design, thesis proposal, final defense

Could I submit English certificate other than CEFR such as TOEFL or IELTS and equal band score of them to C1?

We do not need a certain certificate of your English language skills, but you should have a high level in order to follow the lectures as well as to be able to read literature in English.

See also Curriculum §5 c)
Knowledge of English is required (equivalent to Level B2/C1 of GER/CEFR or language examination and decision to be taken by the course director) that will permit the reading of scientific literature and the understanding of subject-specific lectures; also computer knowledge that allows trouble-free use of a teaching and learning platform as well as the use of literature databases;

CEFR
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Can I treat patients during the Master Course?


NO. Patient treatment has to be performed in the home country.

See also Curriculum §5 b)
Registration to practice the profession of dentist at the location of patient treatment because the course participants must treat patients outside the University Clinic of Dentistry Vienna in the facilities of their own dental occupation in accordance with the criteria learned in the curriculum in order to be able to handle the patient cases required for successful completion of the university course.

Can I work as a dentist in Austria after the Master Course?

NO. The International Master's Programs in Dentistry are not eligible for a working permit in Austria. For this purpose your dentistry degree has to be recognised by the Medical University of Vienna: www.meduniwien.ac.at/web/en/studies-further-education/nostrification/



Do you offer scholarships or discounts for international students?

NO. The tuition fee for postgraduate education at the Medical University of Vienna is equal to all students (no matter of origin) and is not waived to any student. 

Contact Office

Regina Klaus

Regina Klaus

International Coordination

International Master's Programs in Dentistry

Medical University of Vienna
University Clinic of Dentistry
Sensengasse 2a
1090 Vienna
Austria

T: +43 (0)1 40070-5401
E: master-perioimplant@meduniwien.ac.at

 

 

Vanessa Seidl

International Master's Programs

International Master's Programs in Dentistry

Medical University of Vienna
University Clinic of Dentistry
Sensengasse 2a
1090 Vienna
Austria

T: +43 (0)1 40070-5402
E: master-perioimplant@meduniwien.ac.at