Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) Endodontics

Master of Dental Surgery Endodontics Program is aiming to prepare graduates for a dynamic and promising career in Endodontics. The Master of Dental Surgery in Endodontics program under Restorative Department is devoted to the pursuant of excellence in clinical skills, research and evidence-based practice.

Why Study MDS Endodontics at Gulf Medical University?

Gulf Medical University is one of the first private recognized medical universities in the Middle East region. The Ministry of Education, UAE has recognized GMU as a centre of excellence and has permitted the University to offer a range of courses including undergraduate and postgraduate studies in medicine, biomedical sciences, dentistry, pharmacy, physiotherapy and different courses in health sciences. The university has state of art infrastructure and facilities which are at par with international standards.

Program Highlights

  • Accredited by Ministry of Education, UAE
  • The program is designed along the guidelines of the American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Flexible learning schedule for working professionals
  • Renowned international faculty delivering the program
  • Training at JCI Accredited Thumbay Dental Hospitals using Lasers in Endodontic, Surgical Endodontics and Endodontic microscope
  • Hands-on training in complex root canal treatment, retreatments, retrieval of the broken instrument, management of badly broken teeth and bleaching (whetting of teeth)

Main Entry requirements                                                                                                                                                    

  • Attested BDS,  DMD or DDS degree certificate with acceptable  GPA
  • Attested dental internship certificate
  • Students undertake related courses in 6 semesters / 3 years including a research project which is relevant to their work environment and needs. Research Project will start in Year 2 and will end with Semester 6 in Year 3
  • Learning and teaching are flexible with the blended mode of study, offering ease of learning which meet the needs of working profession

Admission Criteria for AY2018-19

  • Applicants shall meet all admission criteria for entry into the higher education programs offered by the University, as laid down in the Standards (2011) published by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, UAE.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Dentistry (BDS, DMD, DDS)from an accredited University in the UAE or equivalent one from outside the UAE.
  • Distinct undergraduate performance of GPA of 3 on a 4-point scale, or equivalent grade (“B”)
  • Attested Internship certificate
  • A Valid license to practice Dentistry issued from MoH / DHA / HAAD, UAE
  • A graduate who has completed his / her undergraduate education in an English-medium institution and in a country where English is the official language are exempted.

Required Documents

  • Attested copy of the baccalaureate degree and official transcripts of credit/s earned from all institutions of higher education previously attended.
  • Attested Internship certificate
  • Equivalency Certificate of the baccalaureate degree from the Ministry of Education, UAE
  • Passport copy and Emirates ID Card (For UAE Nationals Family Book and Ethbara)
  • Copy valid English Proficiency Scoresheet (EmSAT/IELTS/TOEFL etc.) or evidence to state the medium of instruction in undergraduate education
  • Copy of valid license to practice Dentistry issued from MoH / DHA / HAAD
  • Passport-size Photographs x 10
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of purpose and objectives
  • Health Fitness certificate with valid BLS certificate
  • Full-time clinical faculty in a dental college
  • Specialist Endodontist in private or government sectors
  • Researcher dealing with oral health sciences 

Whom will benefit from the program

  • All Dental Graduates
  • Dental Faculty
  • Health Professionals