The D.M.D. curriculum is six years long. The Department of Prosthodontics offers courses for fourth, fifth and sixth year dental students. The studies include the theoretical and practical aspects of diagnosis, therapy and maintenance of the stomatognathic system and the well-being of the patient.
A graduate program of three-and-a-half years is available to those interested in qualifying as specialists in Oral Rehabilitation or pursuing an academic career. This graduate program, in affiliation with the Department of Restorative Dentistry, includes lectures, seminars and the treatment of complex clinical cases. Graduates of the program are qualified its as specialists in Oral Rehabilitation. The department also teaches several continuing education courses during each academic year.
The department research efforts focus on specific prosthodontic problems, and cover diagnostic, physiological, technological and preventive aspects of oral rehabilitation. We place a special emphasis on functional factors of the stomatognathic system in health and disease. Faculty members are actively engaged in research, which include joint projects with other departments.
The clinical treatment of the Department of Prosthodontics provides advanced procedures in the fields of fixed and removable prosthodontics, esthetics, periodontal-prosthesis, implantology, and TMJ dysfunction.
The Oral Implant Center (OIC) is composed of faculty from three different independent departments: The Department of Prosthodontics, The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and The Department of Periodontics. The Prosthetic Implant Clinic is part of the Department of Prosthodontics.