Diploma in Implantology CoLDS

The City of London Dental School Diploma Implantology – delivers licensing requirements. It focuses on clinical training preparing dentists to place implants safely and legally in the UAE.

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Key Information

• Delivers   for  Dental Implantology Privileges in the region.

• Surgical and lecture programme 2 days per month 

• The course delivers 150 CME/CPD

• Includes full implant kit and starter stock on completion.

• Attendance part-time.

• Course and training delivered by the City of London Dental School.

• Actual implant placements on provided cases supervised by Professor Stewart Harding.

• Clinical training and actual implant placement starts from the first year.

• Regular monthly surgical training facilitated at a University.

• Earn while you learn, place implants on your own fee-paying patients.

• The diploma may be taken to MSc level with the University Bolton.

• Diploma awarded  by  The City of London Dental School.

• Course scheduled  flexible in order to accommodate busy practice diaries includes weekends.

Level 1 course fee 42,500 AED for 15 implants, covers clinical supervision, implants, and laboratory bills. 

Level 2 advanced, 42,500 AED for the next the 15 implants. 

Overview of Programme

Professor Stewart Harding is the course leader and main lecturer for the UAE Diploma and will be supervising the clinical training. He is the Dean of The City of London Dental School and visiting Professor and implant consultant for SHAIKH MAKTOUM BIN HAMDAN DENTAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (UAE). He has developed MSc programmers for two leading UK Universities and has extensive teaching experience helping many dentists towards their ultimate goal of placing implants for the benefit of their patients. He is a full time practicing implantologist in the UAE and also the inventor of the Osteo-Ti implant system and practices implant dentistry in the UAE.

This two-year part-time Diploma programme in Implantology meets all current DHA licensing requirements. It focuses on clinical training preparing dentists to place implants safely in the UAE. Unlike many programmes an important feature of the Diploma in Implantology is the supervised clinical training in which students place implants in actual patients and compile a portfolio of cases, they have treated and as required by the DHA for a license to place implants.

Clinical training will involve cases of single and multiple implant placements and cover simple bone grafting procedures.

The Diploma programme meets all current DHA and UK  training requirements and will add a new rewarding dimension to your professional career. The objective is to provide dentists with the knowledge and clinical skills essential for the delivery of competent, high-quality dental care in accordance with regulatory standards.

Ultimately, the City of London Dental School Implant Diploma programme aims to promote an understanding of the requirements vital to the provision of ethical, predictable, and evidence-based treatment.

First Implant Internship at Ras Al Khaima College of Dental Science (RAKCoDS)

On the 14th June 2019 the City of London Dental School (CoLDS) delivered its first Implant Internship. It was a great success giving delegates the unique opportunity to place and restore implants safely and predictably using state-of-the-art approved training clinics. Intern groups were kept to a maximum of 10 participants to ensure optimum supervision and training experience. Clinics will be run regularly once a month on a Friday to ensure continuing exposure to practice.

Clinical Training Facilities

Clinical training will involve single and multiple implant placement and cover simple bone grafting procedures.The objective is to provide dentists with the knowledge and clinical skills essential for the delivery of competent, high-quality dental care in accordance with current regulatory standards. An important feature is continuous supervised clinical training in which implants are placed in actual patients at regular intervals.

Students will also be assisted in compiling a portfolio of cases they have treated as required to be licensed to place implants.

Clinical training is delivered at a multi-clinic in RAK Dental College meeting all regulations. Students will work under direct supervision on patients and will providethe complete implant treatment plan from placement to fitting of the final restoration.



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The course in the UAE to meet all current DHA requirements.



What are the current Dubai Health Authority (DHA)  Dental Implantology Privilege Licensing requirements?

The following summarise DHA requirements that must be satisfied by appropriately qualified, trained and skilled DHA licensed general dentist in order to practice certain implant procedures based on additional qualification or training as follows: 

•Recognized certificate in implantology/ implant dentistry issued by a University or College accredited by Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHSR) or equivalent body

•Minimum of two hundred (200) hours of continuous medical education (CME) in the same course to be completed within two (2) years

•Evidence of completion of a minimum of thirty (30) cases of various implant treatments; single and multiple on different sites of the upper and lower dental arches

What is the  course fee?

Students will be charged 50,000 UAD for 15 cases, this fee will cover clinical supervision, implants and laboratory bills. There will be an additional charge from the DHA to cover the part time license. No refunds are provided once you have been enrolled unless you fail to receive a DHA license. 

Will there be any additional tuition fee?

There  will be an additional charge 50,000 UAD for the next the 15 cases. But a case can include more than one implant. 

Can I pay in instalments?

It is possible to pay your fees in instalments but you will not be permitted to place implants until you have made your first agreed instalment and paid for your part time DHA licence.

How long do I have to finish the Diploma and cases?

The DHA require a total of 30 treated cases not 30 implants and the 200 CME must  be completed within two years and provided under the same institution. You will not be eligible  for implant privileges by DHA with less than 2 years continuous expearience and training.

How often do I need to attend?

The Diploma is taken part time and students can a attend clinics at least 2 days a month to complete their clinical cases and surgical training. It is important that clinical training is an ongoing continuous process.

Will I need to attend an interview?

Before you are accepted on to the Diploma you will need to attend a short 30 minute interview  with Dr Stewart Harding or a faculty member of the City of London Dental School to ensure you  understand the requirements of the course and your student responcilbilitise. The interview will be audio recorded and retain on you school record.

Will I be recognised as a student?

You will be registered as a student with the City of London Dental School and permitted access to the school site for management of your cases to be signed off as part of you training log. A DHA requirment is that you are able to produce a signed of log book of the cases you have treated during the two years. 

Will the Diploma  be accepted as a specialism in the UK?

Implantology is not considered a specialism

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants must have a DHA licence or eligible for a DHA licence as a General Dentist. Dental Students cannot treat patients but may attend the free CME

What implant system will be used?

The implants will be provided by Osteo-Ti a leading British implant manufacturer. Those who complete the 2 years will recieve a full implant system in recognition of their commitment and training.