The Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) provides the opportunity for you to develop skills and acquire knowledge essential for specialisation in orthodontics through a comprehensive curriculum of theoretical and clinical studies. This course is primarily clinical based with didactic sessions, complemented by a research component.
As a postgraduate dentistry student, you will learn from expert oral health professionals and researchers as you study at the Sydney Dental Hospital. Your will learn treatment options for a wide variety of patients with different malocclusions and age groups using full fixed appliances, orthopaedic appliances, temporary anchorage devices, surgical modalities as well as esthetic applications (Invisalign and lingual techniques). As a capstone to your studies, you will complete a research project in the field of orthodontics under the supervision of an academic staff member.
Ranked number 42 in the world for Dentistry,* the University of Sydney's Faculty of Dentistry is Australia's first dental school and has been training dental practitioners for more than 100 years. All our postgraduate courses are patient-centred, evidence-based, integrated with research and responsive to community needs. Graduates are engaged and globally aware and have the capability to become leaders in oral health, dentistry and research.
Accredited by the Australian Dental Council, the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics) prepares graduates for work in a specialised practice in orthodontics or a specialist clinic in a hospital and also opens up further opportunities to pursue a career in research and clinical academic positions.
*Source: QS World Rankings by subject, 2016.
To assist students to make informed choices about their study, we have identified and set out the Inherent Requirements for coursework award courses in dentistry.
The University of Sydney welcomes and encourages applications from students with disabilities, and from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Where there are physical, intellectual, cultural, religious or other factors that impact on a student's ability to meet the Inherent Requirements, the University will make reasonable adjustments to assist the student to meet the requirements. Please read the Inherent Requirements carefully as you consider your course choices.