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Master in Clinical Dentistry - Esthetic Dentistry (MClinDent)

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 Esthetic Dentistry. The purpose is to train dentists in the rapidly expanding market of esthetic dentistry. The program is designed for practitioners who treat their patients in a general dental practice environment and seek to gain knowledge and skills for an evidence-based approach to esthetic treatment. 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!




4 semesters, part time for working professionals (90 ECTS)
Academic Degree: Master in Clinical Dentistry (MClinDent)


8 modules (7 days per module)
min. 80 % attendance for each module

Course Language


  • Graduation from clinical dentistry (DMD or DDS)
  • Practical work experience (2 years)
  • Language skills (English level C1)

25.000 Euro (2 years)
Not incl. accommodation and living expenses

Next Start

June 2020
Application deadline: February 28, 2020

Course Management

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

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

Scientific Director

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

Area of expertise: implantology and facial plastic surgery

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

  • The Face – Oral Esthetics out of different cultural perspectives / photo documentation / esthetic restoration with composites / material science & clinical treatment technology / dental radiology / emergency medicine
  • Esthetic restoration with ceramic / inlay-crown-bridge-veneer / CAD/CAM technology (total digital work flow) / scientific working
  • Laser in esthetic dentistry / laser physics and safety requirements / laser in cavity preparation / laser tissue interaction: soft and hard tissue / laser in endodontics
  • Different bleaching methods / etiology of enamel color changes / photo-bleaching / laser bleaching methods / etiology of hypersensitive dental necks and laser desensitization / scientific working
  • Periodontal surgery in esthetics / soft tissue management: treatment of gingival hyperplasia and gingival recession / interdisciplinary patient treatment considering periodontology, prosthetics and orthodontics
  • Pre-prosthetic periodontal surgery and implantology in esthetics / basic surgery techniques and laser supported periodontal surgery / periodontal regenerative and resective surgery / guided bone regeneration and augmentation / socket preservation / wound healing / scientific working
  • Implantology and implant prosthetics in esthetics / full mouth restoration / CAD/CAM technology (total digital workflow)
  • Interdisciplinary esthetic dentistry / diagnostics of the function and dysfunction of occlusion / craniomandibular dysfunction therapy / splint therapy / update: concept and method for complex patient cases with esthetical and functional problems
  • Update: Literature research / case presentations / clinical documentation / Master's Thesis and Final Exam

    Univ.-Prof. Daniel Edelhoff, DMD

    LMU - University of Munich, Germany
    Polyclinic for Prosthodontics

    Prof. Jan-Frederik Güth, DMD

    LMU - University of Munich, Germany
    Deputy Director
    Polyclinic for Prosthodontics

    Prof. Bernd Klaiber, DMD

    Würzburg, Germany

    Steffen Biebl, DMD

    Private Practice
    Würzburg, Germany

    Dr.-Ing. Markus Vollmann

    Dentsply Sirona Lab
    DeguDent GmbH

    Module 1   Orofacial esthetics and management with composite24.06. - 30.06.2019
    Module 2Esthetic management with ceramics: from inlay, crown, and bridge to veneer 01.07. - 07.07.2019
    Module 3Use of laser in esthetic dentistry28.10. - 03.11.2019 new!!
    Module 5Periodontal plastic surgery in the aspect of esthetics17.02 - 23.02.2020 new!!
    Module 4Various methods of tooth bleaching 06.07. - 12.07.2020 new!!
    Module 6Preprosthetic periodontal surgery and implantology in esthetic dentistry05.10. - 11.10.2020
    Module 7Implantology and implant prosthetics in the aspect of esthetics15.02. - 21.02.2021
    Module 8Interdisciplinary esthetic dentistry28.06. - 04.07.2021                

    Last UPDATE on 08.07.2019

    Some dates could be subject to change, since the academic calendar is not yet available for 2020 and 2021.

    Requirements for Graduation

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

    Only the German version, „25. Curriculum für den Universitätslehrgang Esthetic Dentistry“, published in the Bulletin of the Medical University of Vienna for the academic year 2017/2018, vol. 21, no. 25, dated 9 April 2018, is legally binding.

    Office Contact

    Regina Klaus

    Regina Klaus

    International Coordination

    International Master's Programs in Dentistry

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

    T: +43 (0)1 40070-5401