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Mini Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Course Description

Staying abreast of new approaches and current advances in oral radiology is essential for providing high-quality patient care and ensuring your skills remain up to date. Achieving advanced skills in radiological interpretation is a continuous process that requires ongoing learning and practice. To this end, McGill Continuing Dental Education offers a mini-residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. This mini-residency program is designed to cater to the needs of both general dentists and specialists, providing content that is relevant to endodontics, digital implant planning, temporomandibular joint disorders and airway analysis.

The program includes lectures in image interpretation of various radiographic techniques and clinical hands-on workshops that provide insights into the latest technologies in the field. The participants will be provided with a wide range of cases while gaining extensive experience in image analysis. The mini-residency program will be conducted at McGill University Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences. The duration of the mini-residency program is flexible, ranging from one to three months and the objectives could be tailored based on the duration of the residency. Participants will attend 3 days a week.

Course Objectives

  • Provide a systematic approach to the interpretation of conventional and 3D advanced images

  • Identify normal radiographic anatomy and its variations

  • Discuss the radiographic appearance of head and neck pathologies

  • Recognize common radiographic abnormalities and incidental findings

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