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Clinical Dentistry

The Institute of Clinical Dentistry, established in 1988, is located in the Dental Building at the West Site of the National Taiwan University Hospital.

The missions of this institute are:

  1. Cultivate outstanding clinical investigators or dentist scientists who have adequate knowledge and skills of both clinical and laboratory research methodology.
  2. Become one of the internationally distinguished dental research institute.
  3. Target on the research and management of domestic oral diseases, such as oral submucous fibrosis and oral cancer.

The institute offers two postgraduate training program: Doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) and Master of Science and clinical certification. Doctor of philosophy program is design primarily, but not exclusively, to train dentist to have professional clinical and basic health science research skills for entry into careers in academic environments.

Students of this institute are expected to have independent abilities and creative vision to find and solve important dental questions, and become the future leaders in biomedical field. Master program is offered to those who desire advanced education in dental related biological and physical sciences, dental specialties and clinical research.

Specialty area includes Oral Pathology, Operative Dentistry, Endodontics, Periodontics, Prothodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.