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The Graduate Diploma in Dental Implantology, offered by the Centre for Advanced Dental Education, is aimed at providing a sound scientific grounding and clinical training in implant dentistry. This two-year part time course is designed mainly for general dental practitioners who are interested in the field of dental implantology. The Graduate Diploma is accredited by the Singapore Dental Council as a “displayable qualification.


On completion of the course the participant should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Understand the science of implant dentistry and to apply the knowledge in clinical practice.
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning in implant dentistry.
  • Apply a multidisciplinary approach to the management of patients requiring implants.
  • Perform the surgical stages of implant dentistry.
  • Perform the restorative or rehabilitative phases in implant dentistry.

Entry Requirements

Applicants towards the programme must have –

  • a recognized basic dental degree
  • minimum five years of postgraduate clinical experience (candidate must be able to demonstrate appropriate baseline knowledge and skills in oral surgery and restorative dentistry and preferably have access to direct patient care)

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an admission interview in March/April to be conducted at the Faculty of Dentistry.

NOTE: At present, the course is offered only to dentists practicing in Singapore.

Other Requirements

All candidates applying for Dentistry should test negative for the Hepatitis B virus. Candidates who test positive for the Hepatitis B surface virus but negative for the Hepatitis B e-antigen are not eligible for the course. Candidates are to submit a current certificate of immunisation against communicable disease (Hepatitis B). Candidates must also hold current malpractise insurance.

Course Outline

Graduate Diploma in Dental Implantology Course Outline (PDF)

Course Fees

Annual Tuition Fees: SGD22,000 per annum (inclusive of 7%GST, SGD11,000 payable per semester). Students will also be required to pay mandatory miscellaneous fees. Please note that fees are subject to review by the University.


Applicants for the Graduate Diploma course are required to apply on-line at:


An application fee of S$50.00 (inclusive of 7% Goods and Services Tax) will apply. All applications should reach the CADE office before the closing date.

Closing Date

08 February 2019

The application form and supporting documents should be submitted to:

National University Centre for Oral Health Singapore
Faculty of Dentistry
Level 10 Dean's Office
9 Lower Kent Ridge Road Singapore 119085

Contact for further information

GDDI Course Administrator
Fax : +65 6779 6520

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CADE Director

Associate Professor Victoria Yu

Graduate Diploma in Dental Implantology Committee

Programme Director
Associate Professor Keson Tan

Professor Chew Chong Lin
Dr Dominic Leung
Dr Wong Keng Mun
Adjunct Associate Professor
Loh Fun Chee

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