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King's College London, University of London: Special Care Dentistry MSc

Institution King's College London, University of London
Department Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7123 4843
Study type Taught


Our Special Care Dentistry Master’s programme will give you a theoretical foundation in the subject and develop your clinical skills so that you can competently manage dental patients with special care needs including patients with intellectual, social and medical special needs, physical and mental disabilities and genetic conditions. We put particular emphasis on the use of both pharmacological and non- pharmacological behaviour management techniques including cognitive behavioural therapy, analgesia, conscious sedation and general anaesthesia.

Key benefits - Specialty-leading reputation for treating adults who are dentally anxious with both pharmacological methods and psychological treatments

  • Training and teaching in a range of settings, including hospital, community clinics and external specialist clinics

  • Encompasses all dental disciplines, giving you a holistic approach to patient care

  • Close contact with academics throughout the course due to our small teaching numbers.


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