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Implant Dentistry is one of the most dynamic and rapidly developing areas within oral health care. In spite of increasing popularity of implantology, it is a relatively new discipline within dental education and remains limited to post-graduate courses offered by dental schools in many parts of the world today. With the vision to help dental practitioners gain clinical understanding of implantology and an opportunity to provide implant treatments to their patients, the Faculty of Dentistry of HKU (ranked No. 1 dental school in the World in 2016) developed this MOOC to provide a world-class quality, unbiased, evidence-based and clinically-oriented course in this discipline. Watch course trailer: https://youtu.be/ZZMLyy2EwEo Who are the faculties? The course teachers include more than 20 implant experts from 10 countries. Among others, you will learn from Professor NP Lang (Switzerland / Hong Kong), Professor Christoph Hämmerle (Switzerland), Professor Rino Burkhardt (Switzerland), Professor Paul Weigl (Germany), Professor Saso Ivanovski (Australia), Professor Man Yi (China), Professor Vasilios Chronopoulos (USA/ Greece), Dr Richard Chan (Australia), Dr Martin Janda (Sweden), Dr Chatchai Kunavisarut (Thailand), Dr Ian HS Yip (Hong Kong) , Dr Michael Ho (Hong Kong), Dr Irina-Florentina Dragan (USA), Dr Adam Siu (Hong Kong), Dr James Chow (Hong Kong), Dr Alfred Lau (Hong Kong), Dr Coral Yao (China), Dr Nikos Mattheos (Hong Kong) and more. What are the contents covered in the course? The MOOC includes 5 modules and runs over a period of 5 weeks. We will begin the journey of Implant Dentistry by exploring how discoveries in biology and technological developments lead to the current practice of dental implants. Then, we will examine clinical cases, diagnose our patients’ needs and expectations and learn the principles of treatment planning. We will learn step-by-step surgical procedures for placing implants and various restorative techniques, directed by current evidence and best practices. Finally, we will investigate major threats and complications of implant procedures and ways to ensure successful treatments and long serving implants. What is the aim of the course? This MOOC has a strong clinical focus and is especially designed to enhance professional learning among dental practitioners and dental students. The course aims to help the students LEARN the fundamentals of implant dentistry, UNDERSTAND the treatment procedures and protocols, and APPLY the competences gained through interactive peer and case based learning. Who is the course for? The course is specially designed to serve multiple groups of learners: From intermediate and experienced general dental practitioners who want to establish and deepen their knowledge in implant dentistry and advance towards implementing implant treatment and restorative procedures, to dental students and recent graduates who wish to gain understanding of implant dentistry and increase their competence in related practice. The course makes good use of evidenced-based education, sound eLearning pedagogies and 21st century “live” resources to engage and create the best learning experience for our students.

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Rating 4.9 based on 185 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 Weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Nov 25 (in 6 weeks)
Cost $49
From The University of Hong Kong via Coursera
Instructor Nikos Mattheos
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Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Medicine And Healthcare Basic Science

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implant dentistry in 17 reviews

It is a very useful and comprehensive course for general dentists and dental students who are interested in implant dentistry.

great , thank you for this great exp With this course one get a clear picture of the implant dentistry, a good entry level.

I t was a great pleasure for me to go through it till the end It's simply amazing.People spend a lot of money to learn about implants here and there.But,it was unbelievable for me to have such wonderful n extensive lectures from the speakers around the world on every clinical aspect of implant dentistry.The best part was i can learn wherever and whenever i get time.a big thanx to all the mentors and coursera.Love from Dr Bhavin Prajapati,Ahmedabad,India adorei esse curso.

Excellent highly productive thankful for such a platform to learn I thanks fore great effort Very good This course is must for every practiotioner practising implant dentistry.It helps the clinician explore implant dentistry right from treatment planning to the perfect execution of the case.

Implant dentistry explained well from basics to the advances step by step each week along with some interesting cases.

理论课程很全面 Very good course for the beginner of implant 非常喜欢的种植课程! a must-to-attend course for every dentist who wants to learn implant dentistry!

The lectures in this course are well-presented and provide the learner with an excellent overview of implant dentistry, even if he or she is not a dental professional.

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so much in 9 reviews

使学习者更加系统、全面地了解种植的最新理论和技术。 讲的很系统,言简意赅,谢谢 thank you so much for providing such a good course for us!! Everything is clear, to know and learn everything to start implantology, the course is too a guide to explore more about implantology with a guidelines of research.

Love this course, learned so much about implant surgery and implant maintenance.

Also the course instructors have very little contribution to it's forum, so it can be very misleading and doesn't really add so much.

Thank you thank you Thank you Doctors so much for this fantastic course really helpful Amazing Course!

Love this course very beneficial helpful course.all thanks to the professors that demonstrated it and thanks to hku Excellent it's amazing ...i learned a lot ...thank you so much.. ❤❤❤? Amazing course and excellent speakers.

Excellent overview of implant dentistry and cases awesome course for dental implant practitioners EXCELLENT COURSE WELL PLANNED LOT OF DEDICATION IS PUT TO MAKE ALL THE VIDEOS ,LEARNT A LOT ,THANK YOU ALL MENTORS This course is so much explanatory and well detailed that I learned a lot from it.

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very informative in 8 reviews

greater help , thank u to the moon and back , u are such a great stuff , keep this always , waiting more <3 great Very informative.

It is a really good course... very informative course...Thank u For great team effort :) Great course to learn theory related to implant dentistry in detail.

Very informative and amazing course.

Thank you for your lecture we need more clinical dentistry courses Very informative course and designed to learn at our pace Thank you all for this great job i really appreciated.

top Very informative and organized course This is a comprehensive course, very well organized and guided by top world known dentists.

very informative with interesting and interactive videos, lots of useful reading exercises with relevant information displayed in a very appropriate way excellent course with perfect method in simplifing implant science thanks very much Was an amazing experience and it enriched my knowledge potentially Great course!

excelente very helpful Very informative.

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looking forward in 5 reviews

Looking forward for another additional material in regenerative therapy for implant placement t Fantastic!

I learned a lot during this course and i am looking forward to attend your future courses.

Looking forward to more lessons.

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hong kong in 3 reviews

This offering from the University of Hong Kong is essential for everyone who is interested in implant dentistry!!

:( but thnx any way for ur effort :D hope we can see more courses like this againthanks all professors for sharing this knowledge special thanks to Dr Nikos and Hong Kong University thanks you I learned so much through this Course, and everything was so easy and efficient!!

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new knowledge in 3 reviews

Excellent course Path opener course to enhance one's knowledge about implant dentistry Great cours)))))))) The best course form the best University Although I have got over ten years of practical experience in both placing implants and restoring teeth on implants, I was very pleasantly surprised by the multitude and quality of new knowledge and practical tips I have received from this course.

I enjoy learning with you and I have great new knowledge thanks for all the staff very compressive , not long enough and still there is many info i didn't get !!

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Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile.

Implant Coordinator $62k

Dental Hygenist $63k

Dental Sales Rep $63k

Ink Technician Implant $66k

Implant Account Executive $67k

Hong Kong Editor $69k

Hong Kong Editor $69k

Dental Implant Specialist $75k

Dental Specialist $76k

Senior Implant Maintenance Technician $100k

Ion Implant Maintenance Technician Manager $131k

Senior Interim Head of Finance - Hong Kong/Singapore Manager $204k

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Rating 4.9 based on 185 ratings
Length 6 weeks
Effort 5 Weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Nov 25 (in 6 weeks)
Cost $49
From The University of Hong Kong via Coursera
Instructor Nikos Mattheos
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Medicine And Healthcare Basic Science

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