King's College London, University of London: Dental Public Health MSc

InstitutionKing's College London, University of London
Department Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
Web http://www.kcl.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 207 848 7000
Study type Taught

Summary

A dynamic course that challenges you to think critically about oral health at population level. Subjects covered include the philosophy and principles of dental public health; the major health problems of a community (and their determinants); the organisation and delivery of oral health services; research methods, epidemiology and statistics; methods of control and prevention of oral and dental diseases; planning and evaluation for oral health; and social and behavioural sciences as applied to dentistry.

Our research themes include the social determinants of oral health inequalities, the burden of oral diseases on individuals and society, and health services research, including dental workforce.

**Key benefits**

- Practical experience in dental public health by participating in teaching, research health promotion and health services activities during placements.

- Strong emphasis on evidence-based prevention of oral disease at population level.

- Developing technical skills in dental public health such as critical appraisal of evidence, designing oral health surveys, planning and evaluting dental programmes, devising research protocols and data management.

- A dissertation format that enables students to submit their work for publication in scientific journals.

- In-house preparation for the Diploma in Dental Public Health examination of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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