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Field of Study

Special Needs Dentistry

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry

This program provides knowledge and skills in the oral health care of people affected by an intellectual disability or medical, physical or psychiatric conditions.

You'll be trained at postgraduate level to provide special methods or techniques to prevent or treat oral health problems and develop special dental treatment plans.

Specialised facilities in treating special needs patients are provided at the Oral Health Centre on UQ’s Herston campus. You'll also gain clinical experience in the medical and surgical units of the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and other teaching hospitals in Brisbane, as well as at selected public dental sector associated clinics.

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