The graduate program in orthodontics is minimally a 36-month program leading to the M.Sc. degree. The next available class begins in June 2013. The deadline for submission of a completed application is September 1, 2012. Interviews for short-listed applicants are normally held in November.
Please Note: There is normally an intake of three students each year
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Since its establishment in 1966, the orthodontic program has maintained an excellent reputation in Canada and internationally, producing high quality graduates who have established successful practices world-wide in Australia, Canada, Columbia, Finland, Ireland, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, and the U.S.A. amongst others.
This fully accredited three-year (minimum 36 months) masters program provides eligibility to take the examinations of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) and the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO).
The Program provides a background in the basic sciences underlying orthodontic treatment and instills a critical, independent, problem-solving approach toward clinical practice.
Treatment is provided in a modern 14-chair orthodontic clinic with state-of-the-art computerized diagnostic equipment and an on-site dedicated orthodontic technician.
Graduate students have an opportunity to treat at least 50 new patients and a similar number of transfer patients using a wide variety of orthodontic techniques.
The strength of the clinical program is the wide range of diversity in instructor philosophies of treatment and the opportunity to learn several techniques such as:
Graduate residents' responsibilities include:
Current tuition fee information for Canadian and international students is available on the following website:
Note: The University reserves the right to make changes and revisions to tuition and other fees.
For questions regarding financial assistance, housing, or other related issues, please refer to the Graduate Studies brochure. If you wish to obtain further information, the comprehensive University of Manitoba General Calendar is available by contacting the Student Records Office at 1-204-474-9849.
The current foci of research are in:
In addition to equipment in the general research laboratories of the Faculty of Dentistry, the latest acquisition is a state-of-the-art Zwick material testing machine.
ANAT 7060 - Graduated Advanced Human Macroscopic Anatomy (Gross Anatomy)
CHSC 7470 - Biostatistics – Craniofacial Applications
PDSD 7000 - Neural of Oropharangeal Function
PDSD 7020 - The Mechanics of Orthodontic Therapy
PDSD 7030 - Biological Basis of Craniofacial Growth and Development
PDSD 7040 - Clinical Craniofacial Growth and Development
PDSD 7060 - Cephalometric Analysis
PDSD 7070 - Biology of Orthodontic and Facial Orthopaedics
RSTD 7150 - Biomaterials
DDSS 7230 - Advanced Oral Pathology
If you are interested in applying for the Graduate Orthodontics Program, please submit the following prior to September 1st in the year preceding your desired commencement in the program (July start date) to:Admissions
* all documentation must be submitted in ENGLISH *
|Department of Preventive Dental Science: Orthodontic Program Reference Form [ PDF document, 1 page, 7 kb ]|
Along with your application, please enclose two cheques or money orders made payable to the University of Manitoba (ONLY CHEQUES/MONEY ORDERS THAT ARE IN CANADIAN FUNDS WILL BE ACCEPTED - please see further information which is attached to the application form).
Our Department requires a $50 processing fee and the Faculty of Graduate Studies requires a $100 processing fee.
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*If you are interested in applying for any of the Dentistry Graduate programs, please visit the U of M Graduate Studies Department website for the required forms and information.
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|Graduate Orthodontics Program
Department of Preventive Dental Science
Faculty of Dentistry
Manitoba Dental Association Student License Requirements:
Student License Requirement:
Under the MDA Bylaw 17-10 Registration and Licensing Bylaw, Part 2, Section 7, students enrolled in a post-graduate program at the University of Manitoba must complete Schedule A and pay the appropriate fees.
a) Subject to any other provision in the by-laws, a student enrolled in an accredited post-graduate program at the Faculty of Dentistry, whether as an intern or resident, may be a Student Member and be issued a Student Member license (Schedule ?J?) to practice dentistry if:
i) The applicant has a degree from an accredited program in dentistry or has completed a non-accredited course in dental studies of at least four years duration at a university based dental program acceptable to the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba; and
ii) has a current certificate from an appropriate resuscitation program; and
iii) In the case of an Intern Student Member, he/she has completed the Hospital Dental Internship Agreement (Schedule ?K?) and paid the appropriate fee determined by the Board; or
iv) In the case of a Resident Student Member, he/she has provided evidence of acceptance into an accredited post-graduate specialty program and paid the appropriate fee determined by the Board.