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PONTIFICAL CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF MINAS GERAIS - PUC Minas

 

The Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais – PUC Minas, founded in 1958, is one of the five largest universities in Brazil. Its activities concentrate mostly in the Belo Horizonte Campus, divided into four units – Coração Eucarístico, Barreiro, São Gabriel and Praça da Liberdade – and two university centres – Betim and Contagem. PUC Minas also comprises campi in four regions of the State of Minas Gerais: Arcos, Poços de Caldas, Serro and Guanhães. Altogether, PUC Minas has about 60.000 students, 2.000 faculty members and 1.800 staff members.

 

GRADUATE PROGRAM IN DENTISTRY

 

The aim of the Graduate Program in Dentistry of the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais is to promote formation of qualified human resources for the academic activities such as teaching and research development in the dentistry field.

 

COURSES AND OBJECTIVES

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE AND DOCTOR OF SCIENCE IN DENTISTRY

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: The program aims to develop educational and research activities related to critical analysis, development and dissemination of knowledge, innovation and training of qualified human resources.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: To develop teaching, research and other activities that contributes to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in Dentistry; To improve the critical analysis, independence, creativity and leadership; To contribute to the development of the society through the training of professionals with the capacity  to understand and act in the current regional, national and international political, social and economical context; To adopt and stimulate scientific, professional and personal actions based on ethical and humanistic principles.  

 

PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF SCIENCE

 

GENERAL OBJECTIVES: The Program aims to develop educational, investigative and clinical activities dedicated to clinical high level qualification in Dentistry. Additionally, it also aims to promote innovation and training of qualified human resources for teaching and research analysis and development.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: To teach and allow conduction of advanced clinical activities, contributing to the professional qualification in Orthodontics or Implantodontics; To develop teaching, research and other activities, contributing to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in in Orthodontics or Implantodontics; To innovate and generate qualified human resources; To train professionals with capacity for critical analysis, independence, creativity, leadership and willingness to cooperate, engendering autonomous professional, in companies and in public or private organizations; To contribute to the development of the society through the training of professionals with capacity to understand and act in the current regional, national and international political, social and economical context; To adopt and stimulate scientific, professional and personal actions based on ethical and humanistic principles.  

 

LINES OF RESEARCH

 

LINES OF RESEARCH - MASTER OF SCIENCE AND DOCTOR OF SCIENCE IN DENTISTRY

  • Oral biology
  • Diagnostic imaging, radiobiology and radioprotection
  • Physical, chemical and biological properties of dental materials
  • Stomatognathic system: development, structure, functions and alterations

 

LINES OF RESEARCH - PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF SCIENCE IN IMPLANTODONTICS

  • Epidemiology of perimplantar conditions.
  • Biomechanical, physico-chemical and biocompatibility properties of biomaterials and dental materials.
  • Molecular, morphological and systemic interrelations with perimplant tissues.

 

LINES OF RESEARCH - PROFESSIONAL MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ORTHODONTICS

  • Biomechanics of tooth movement. Conceptual studies and practical applications.
  • New orthodontic materials. Laboratory performance and clinical evaluation.
  • Growth and development of the craniofacial complex. Aspects of clinical relevance.
  • Histophysiology of tooth movement.

 

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