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Undergraduate programs Dental education

Our predoctoral and dental hygiene students receive training in clinical settings that house state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Future oral health experts gain expertise to offer professional services in the areas of oral diagnosis, oral medicine, oral and maxillofacial radiology, geriatric dentistry and infection control.

Our enhanced training experience is presented in several different formats: class lectures, reading assignments, self-directed study as well as pre-clinical and clinic sessions.

Learn more about our undergraduate programs

Undergraduate courses

First Year
DDSS 1100 Periodontology
DDSS 1110 Radiology 1

Second Year
DDSS 2122 Oral Pathology
DDSS 2130 Pain and Anxiety Control 1
DDSS 2100 Periodontology 2
DDSS 2110 Radiology 2

Third Year
DDSS 3142 Medicine
DDSS 3112 Oral Diagnosis and Radiology 1
DDSS 3132 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 1
DDSS 3102 Periodontology 3
DDSS 3120 Pain and Anxiety Control 2
DDSS 3152 Temporomandibular Disorders and Orafacial Pain

Fourth Year
DDSS 4150 Hospital Dentistry
DDSS 4122 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2

See full course descriptions in the Academic Calendar

residency Clinical specialty programs

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program costs

The Registrar's office website captures all fee and tuition related information, including tuition and fees and graduate tuition and fees.


Program related costs (estimate of additional students costs)

Mandatory books and supplies Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Textbooks $2,000      
Laptop $2,050      
Loops $2,000      
TOTAL $6,050 $0 $0 $0
Mandatory fees Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
MDA license* $300 $100 $100 $100
ACLS certification (2 years) $455   $270  
ATLS certification (4 years) $1,350      
Board Exam**       $6,000
Travel for Board Exam x2**       $4,000
TOTAL $2,105 $100 $370 $10,100

*Year 1 = License and registration fee
**If you plan to practice in Canada

Other (optional) Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Camera $2,050      
Parking (HSC) $985 $985 $985 $985
Parking (Seven Oaks) $480 $480 $480 $480
TOTAL $3,515 $1,465 $1,465 $1,465

Suggested textbooks and costs (Source: Amazon.ca)

  1. Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking (Required for Clinical Skills Course) — $130
  2. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 3 Volume Series. By: R. Fonsec — $850
  3. Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. 4th Edition. By: Neville — $199
  4. Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. 2 volume set. By: R. Marx — $595
  5. Principles of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 3rd Edition. By: Peterson — $380
  6. Fractures of the Facial Skeleton. By: Banks — $199
  7. OMFS Reference Guide. 3rd Edition Print and E-Book — $75
  8. Atlas of Oral & Maxiallofacial Surgery. By: Kademani — $405
  9. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Secrets. By: O. Abubaker — $86

Estimate $2,919

Periodontology program costs

The Registrar's office website captures all fee and tuition related information, including tuition and fees and graduate tuition and fees.


Program related costs (estimate of additional students costs)

Mandatory books and supplies Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Textbooks $550    
Laptop $2,050    
Loops $2,000    
Scrubs $300    
Instrument kit $14,000    
Camera $2,100    
TOTAL $21,000 $0 $0
Mandatory fees Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
MDA license* $300 $100 $100
ACLS certification (2 years) $455   $270
ATLS certification (4 years) $1,350    
CPR certification $115 $50 $50
AAP in-service exam   $250  
Board Exam**     $6,000
Travel for Board Exam x2**     $4,000
TOTAL $2,220 $400 $10,420

*Year 1 = License and registration fee
**  If you plan to practice in Canada

Other (optional) Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
AAP membership $120 $120 $120
ITI membership $150 $150 $150
Parking (HSC) $985 $985 $985
Conference $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
TOTAL $2,255 $2,255 $2,255

Suggested textbooks and costs (Source: Amazon.ca)

  1. Newman & Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology by Michael G. Newman, Henry Takei, Perry R. Klokkevold, Fermin A. Carranza, 2019, 13th edition (required) ($234)
  2. Lindhe, Lang & Lang, Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, 2 Volume Set, Sixth Edition 2015 John Wiley & Sons Inc ($393.5)
  3. Misch, Contemporary Implant Dentistry 3rd edition, 2008 Mosby Elsevier ($291.57)
  4. Little, Little and Falace’s Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient, Ninth Edition 2018 Elsevier ($133)
  5. Malamed, Sedation: A Guide to Patient Management, Sixth Edition 2018 Elsevier ($134)
  6. Zucchelli, Mucogingival esthetic surgery 2013 Quintessence Publishing ($529.84)
  7. Hurzeler and Zuhr, Plastic- Esthetic Periodontal and Implant Surgery: A Microsurgical Approach 2012 Quintessence Publishing ($497.5)
  8. Urban, Vertical and Horizontal Ridge Augmentation: New Perspectives 2017 Quinessence Publishing ($324.95)
  9. Froum, Dental Implant Complications: Etiology, Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition 2016 John Wiley & Sons Inc ($251.46)

Estimate $2,790

  • General Dental Residency

    The General Dental Residency program offers a in-depth training experience in the management of patients in a hospital setting including those whose particular medical or handicapping condition warrants specialized medical and dental care.

    Learn more about the General Dental Residency

  • Master of Dentistry in Periodontology

    The Master of Dentistry in Periodontics program provides advanced education and training in periodontology and surgical implant dentistry. Our program prepares graduates to pursue careers in clinical practice, academics and research. 

    Learn more about Periodontics (MDent)

  • Master of Dentistry in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    The Master of Dentistry in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery program prepares dentists to become qualified, ethical and proficient Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons to pursue careers in clinical practice, academics, and research in Canada and across the world. Our graduates gain experience in all major areas of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery with a greater focus on maxillofacial trauma and craniofacial anomalies.

    Learn more about Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MDent)

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Contact us

Dental Diagnostics and Surgical Sciences
Room D343, Dentistry Building
790 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W2 Canada

204-789-3597
204-272-3077