Melbourne Dental School Cultural Collections Projects Program
Located on the ground floor at 720 Swanston St. in Melbourne, in the same building as the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, the objects collection includes models, equipment, instruments, dentures and more. The permanent collection at the dental museum is entitled Cavities, keys and camels: Early dentistry in Victoria which the university said delves into “the social history, technical developments and professional foundation of dentistry in Victoria.”
About the Melbourne Dental SchoolCourse: Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
Duration: 4 years
Description: The Melbourne Dental School offers the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), which incorporates all aspects related to the provision of advanced general dental care to patients as well as teaches students to prepare, develop, execute and write for publication a small research project.
Students will spend their entire final year in clinical settings including the planned University of Melbourne Dental School private dental clinic, community health centres and rural community clinics, which will include provision of oral health care to the aboriginal community. Students will also learn how to run a private practice based on a small-business model.