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Master in Clinical Dentistry - Periodontology and Implantology (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 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!





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

English (level C1)

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

28.000 Euro
1.000 Euro (Master's Thesis)
Not incl. accommodation and living expenses

Next Start

February 2019
Application deadline: October 31, 2018

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

ao Univ.-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

Professor Christos Perisanidis

Scientific Director

Full Professor at 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 Carlo Ercoli

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

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

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

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 

Module 1

Principles: Update of orofacial anatomy,
histology, and molecular biology

11.02. - 17.02.2019
Module 2Conservative treatment of periodontitis02.06. - 08.06.2019
Module 3Periodontal surgery I: Resective and regenerative procedures02.09. - 08.09.2019
Module 4Periodontal surgery II: Soft tissue management17.02. - 23.02.2020
Module 5

Implantology I: Principles, anatomy and histology, Guided Bone Regeneration, Socket Preservation

22.06. - 28.06.2020
Module 6Implantology II: Immediate implantations,
computer-guided implantations,
sinus floor elevations, bone augmentations
29.06. - 05.07.2020
Module 7Implantology III: Complex bone augmentations
and bone reconstructions, preprosthetic
28.09. - 04.10.2020
Module 8Implant prosthetics and digital dentistry30.11. - 06.12.2020

Requirements for Graduation

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

Only the German version, „26. Curriculum für den Universitätslehrgang Periodontology und Implantology“, published in the Bulletin of the Medical University of Vienna for the academic year 2017/2018, vol. 22, no. 26, dated 9 April 2018, is legally binding.

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

T: +43 (0)1 40070-5401