The Melbourne Dental Clinic is a CBD based, state-of-the-art dental practice where treatment is guided by University of Melbourne Dental School Faculty members and provided by students of the Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Clinical Dentistry and Bachelor of Oral Health. Our affordable services include a comprehensive range of general and specialist dental services.
The Melbourne Dental Clinic (MDC) is a purpose build teaching clinic designed to promote high quality care and effective teaching. Treatment at the MDC is provided by students of the Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Clinical Dentistry and Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Melbourne. All treatment provided by our students is under the close supervision of qualified dental professionals. Students’ work is checked at various stages of treatment to ensure the same level of patient care you would expect from a fully qualified dental professional.
More information on the teaching programs at the MDC is provided below.
Doctor of Dental Surgery
The Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) leads to registration as a general dental practitioner with the Dental Practice Board in Australia and New Zealand. The course is delivered by highly qualified academics with research experience from leading universities around the world using lectures, pre-clinical practical classes and clinical teaching.
Doctor of Clinical Dentistry
The Doctor of Clinical Dentistry is specialist clinical training for general dentists with at least two years full time experience. The course is offered in seven speciality areas: Endodontics, Oral Medicine, Orthodontics, Paediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, Prosthodontics and Special Needs Dentistry.
Bachelor of Oral Health
The Bachelor of Oral Health provides students with the technical skills required for practice as oral health therapists (dental therapists and hygienists) in general and specialist practice. Throughout the course students develop the scientific, theoretical and clinical skills required for practice as an oral health therapist through.
For more details on dental training programs at the University of Melbourne, please visit the Melbourne Dental School website.
Melbourne Dental Clinic is a comprehensive dental centre using state-of-the-art technology and the latest techniques to provide more accessible dental services to the general public.
With six specialties as well as general dentistry available in the one location, our multi-disciplinary team collaborate together to make treatment recommendations that facilitate quality patient care. Seamless integration of all systems and practice within the centre enables each specialist to have instant access to treatment plans, laboratory results, 3D imagery and patient files, allowing for an evidence based best practice model of operation.
As one of the largest and most comprehensive academic dental clinics in Australia, MDC is unique in its ability to offer services in all of the following specialities:
- General Dentistry
- Children's Dentistry
- Special Needs Dentistry