Questions & AnswersIn this section, you can find questions and answers to the most common queries related to the programme. In case you cannot find an answer to your question in this section, please contact us.
Where are the courses going to take place? Dubai, UAE.
Is this course going to be hands-on / practical? Yes. Majority of the course is practical hands on (approx. 50%) using microscopes.
How many cases do I need to present for the Certificate and Diploma courses? You need to present 5 for the Certificate course and 5 for the Diploma course.
Can I do the cases on my own patient in the clinic I work at? Yes, you will do these cases on your own patients. More information you can find on the British Academy of Restorative Density (BARD) website (bard.uk.com).
What are the Certificate and Diploma exams consisting of? Multiple choice questions and review of the cases.
What happens if I miss one module? Both the certificate and diploma courses will be annual repetitive events. For example, if you miss Module 2 of the Certificate course, you will be able to do the same exact module in the next year and still obtain your Certificate.
Is only one endo company used during the hands-on? No. This is an academic course and therefore during the hands-on part many different file systems and obturation systems will be introduced and used.
Are there any other programmes offered in the Middle East? Yes. CAPP-Tipton Dental Academy and British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD) also offer in Dubai, UAE Restorative & Aesthetic Diploma and Clinical Implant Diploma programmes.
REGISTRATION & PAYMENT
What are the requirement for signing up for the Certificate course? You need to be a General Practitioner (GP) Dentist or any other type of dentist in order to be eligible for the Certificate course.
What is the deadline for the registration? There are only limited seats available so whenever the courses are full, registration will be closed.
Can I sign up only for the Certificate course? Yes. You will then obtain Certificate in Clinical Endodontics from the British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD).
Is payment in installments available? Yes it is. You can pay the Certificate course in 3 different installments and the Diploma course 3 different installments. Payments must be made prior to each Module. For more information go to the registration section of the website.
What is included in the price? Lectures, hands on training, all training materials, lunch, coffee breaks, certificates after each module and others. No hidden costs.
ACCREDITATION AND CME
Is this programme accredited? Yes it is. By Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and HAAD (Health Authority Abu Dhabi) with regards to CME points.
How many CME credits would I obtain if I follow the courses? All modules are 4 days long. Each day gives you est. 7 CME, meaning in one module you will obtain est. 28 CME. If you attend the Certificate course, you will attain est. 84 CME. If you attend the Certificate and Diploma, you will attain est 168 CME.
BRITISH ACADEMY OF RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY
What is British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD)?
The mission of the Academy is to promote the improvement of the people oral health and in particular the quality of occlusion based restorative dentistry performed by promoting educational opportunities and structured learning pathways, and to advance the art and science of Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry.
What is the core purpose of The British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD)? The British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD) is an organisation whose core purpose is the education of dental clinicians, aiding in the improvement of Oral Health by offering them a flexible learning pathway. These pathways can lead to MRD via PG Certificate, Diploma, MSc and MClinDent and MSc (Master of Science). Members are encouraged and given the opportunity to improve their skills in all aspects of dentistry from the very basic principles to advanced treatments and concepts. Our members are not limited to just dentists, dental technicians are also part of the BARD Family.
AFTER THE DIPLOMA
I would like to receive a fellowship from British Academy of Restorative Dentistry.