In addition to the internal placement in the training centre under the direction of an approved placement supervisor-coordinator, the clinical training also includes an external independent professional practice placement of at least 500 hours in an approved location and under the direction of an approved placement supervisor.
During the placements, candidates devote themselves entirely to practising a specialization, according to a plan approved by the ministerial committee. During training, candidates may not undertake any clinical activity outside their placement work.
Candidates must become involved in research work in an area of the specialization. Before the end of the training, they must present a paper to a scientific meeting as well as a dissertation or an article for publication in a leading international journal.
Positioning of the programme
President : Pierre BERCY
Members : Myriam DELATTE, Michel DELMEE, Jacques GRIMONSTER, Patrick OBEID, Jean-Pierre VAN NIEUWENHUYSEN, Christian VANZEVEREN, José VREVEN and a representative from the DACCS.
Members : Myriam DELATTE, Michel DELMEE, Jacques GRIMONSTER, Patrick OBEID, Jean-Pierre VAN NIEUWENHUYSEN, Christian VANZEVEREN, José VREVEN et un représentant des dentistes assistants cliniciens candidats spécialistes en parodontologie (DACCS).
See the general admission requirements
Specific procedures :
Further information about the legal requirements and the practical details of the selection examination may be obtained from the administrative office.
The Royal Decree of 30 May 2002 on the availability of dentistry studies, published on 18 June 2002, applies to candidates who wish to gain professional status as specialist dentists. (These candidates therefore fall into the category of generalists or specialists in the restricted intake.)
Applications should be submitted to the academic in charge of the programme: the deadline is 1 July. The organization of the selection examination is in accordance with the timetable and the general examination regulations.
The selection panel is composed of at least three members : the president of the programme committee of the two Advanced Masters (periodontics and orthodontics) and at least one other member from the programme committee of the relevant Master programme (periodontics).
MDEN Ecole de médecine dentaire et de stomatologie
Responsable académique et Maître de stage coordinateur :
Tél. : 02 764 57 14
Secrétariat de l’Ecole de médecine dentaire et de stomatologie
Tél. : 02 764 57 52
Fax : 02 764 57 22
The theoretical training is made up of the part, common to all the training programmes, which leads to the award of professional status in dentistry. This part comprises training for independent professional practice as well as interactive seminars on the following topics: economic aspects of bucco-dental treatment, the organization and management of a dental surgery, professional regulation and responsibility, dental computer systems, critical analysis of scientific literature, introduction to legal dentistry, introduction to communication, ergonomics, radiodiagnosis including radioprotection, ethological aspects of health care and the relationship between first and second line health care.
During the course, students’ knowledge and skills during the basic training in dentistry are deepened and further knowledge and skills are acquired in the following areas :
When the above requirements have been fulfilled, the programme committee will award the academic qualification of Advanced Master in Perioodontics. This is not a substitute for recognition by the ministerial committee. It is evidence of academic and scientific training in the context of specialized training leading to the award of professional status.
To have their training period validated by the ministerial committee for orthodontics, candidates must submit their training record book, duly completed, at the end of each year of training.