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Dental education

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Doctor of Dental Medicine

Treating patients requires a unique skill-set, including the ability to adapt and think quickly while providing quality service. Let us prepare you to meet the needs of a diverse population of patients including children, adolescents, adults and geriatric and individuals with special needs.

Before you apply

Before you apply to the Dentistry (DMD) or Dental Hygiene program prospective students must be able to meet the essential skills and abilities required to progress through the program and graduate. Prospective applicants are required to review the essential skills and abilities documents for the Dentistry (DMD) or Dental Hygiene before they apply to either program. Questions? Contact the Registrar's Office.

Graduate programs

Oral Biology

Our graduate training program offers a Master of Science (MSc) degree and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree, both specializing in Oral Biology. The program is centered in the dental college, which is part of a major health sciences complex — giving trainees access to conduct research in well-equipped facilities and partner laboratories.

Clinical specialty programs

Build on your current education and experience. Open the door to new opportunities.

International Dental Specialist Fellowship

Our new International Dental Specialist Fellowship (IDSF) Program - offered through Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) - is specifically designed for internationally-trained dentists who plan to practice in Canada. Currently there are two 12-month Fellowship programs available.

Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry
D113, 780 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W2 Canada