MAS Microinvasive Aesthetic Dentistry 2019

This MAS aims at deepening theoretical and practical knowledge acquired during the baseline studies in the field of conservative dental treatment and microinvasive aesthetic dentistry. It fosters dental practitioners’ excellence in their practice.



1 September 2019 - 30 June 2021
60 ECTS credits
4 semesters min. 6 semesters max. , 400 hours of teaching and 1400 hours of personal work, making a total of 1800 hours over the two years.




Blended learning


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Registration deadline

31 March 2019


CHF 50'000.- for the full two-year programme


  • Deepen theoretical and practical knowledge acquired during the baseline studies and develop more advanced knowledge and skills in restorative dentistry
  • Develop the theoretical basis for a microinvasive approach in conservative dental treatments, i.e. aiming for a minimum of intervention and optimal preservation of healthy dental tissues
  • Develop excellence of practitioners in private practice in the field of aesthetics microinvasive dentistry
  • Understand up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge presented in aesthetics-related dental literature and know how to use them for achieving higher dental aesthetics, in both posterior and anterior areas
  • Organize dental treatments as a whole: master the latest diagnostics tools (photography, X-ray, Diagnocam, Digital Smile Design, etc...) and know how to select the most appropriate treatment for each patient
  • Mastering theoretical knowledge of other specialties related to esthetic dentistry, such as prevention and emergency care, pedodontics, endodontics, periodontics and implantology, orthodontics and maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics and gnathology
  • Coordinate all types of reconstructions, whether simple or complex, whether related only to conservative microinvasive dentistry or to multi-disciplinary rehabilitations, then requiring the intervention of other specialists with or without the contribution of specific laboratory procedures
  • Supervise treatments, including the relations with one or more other specialists while integrating professional ethics and fair financial management


Dentist in private practice in Switzerland or abroad (external candidate) and dentist practising at the University of Geneva (internal candidate)


The teaching is given in French and English.

6 modules:

  • 3 specific modules: basic, specialised I and specialised II (attendance mandatory)
  • 3 oral biology modules (on-site or via distance learning)


  • Wednesday seminar and Journal Club (on-site or via distance learning)
  • Continuing education courses (on-site or via distance learning)
  • 8 pieces of documented practical work (on site or in an accredited private institution)
  • 10 documented clinical exercisess (on site or in an accredited private institution)
  • Master thesis and publication


Prof. Dr. Ivo KREJCI, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva


Dr. Carlo Massimo SARATTI, University of Geneva


This programme was awarded unconditional accreditation by the Swiss Agency of Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education (AAQ).
The Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Microinvasive Aesthetic Dentistry is an advanced continuing education programme in this field offered by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva. It is based on the latest scientific and clinical research and offers a theoretical and practical programme of high quality. It is intended for practitioners aiming to perfect themselves and be able to meet the current national and international technological criteria linked to the rapid and irreversible evolution of our profession. This continuing training is currently the only of this type in Switzerland. It is accredited by the Swiss Agency for Accreditation and Quality Assurance – AAQ.
The MAS programme consists of on-site courses at the University of Geneva, distance learning and practical work (at the candidate private’s office or at the University of Geneva). The teaching is given in French and English. It is sanctioned by intermediate and final examinations and allows the acquisition of 60 ECTS credits.

Pedagogical method

The Management Committee conducts assessments of theoretical knowledge (using multiple-choice questions) and practical skills (based on evaluations) throughout the course in addition to the interim examinations. Students must pass the assessments and technical aspects of the first basic module in order to continue with the course.
The final examination covers the whole of the programme. Theoretical knowledge is assessed orally and practical work is submitted electronically (CD). Work must be published in a scientific journal relevant to the field of study. Evaluations are graded on a scale of 0 (zero) to 6 (excellent). An average of 4 must be achieved.

Admission criteria

  • Federal degree in dental medicine (Diplôme fédéral de médecin-dentiste) or a qualification considered equivalent
  • Good knowledge of oral and written French and English

Applications must be submitted by 31 March 2019 and will be assessed by the Management Committee.

Detailed fees

CHF 50'000.- for the full two-year programme.

Internal candidates practising at the CUMD at the University of Geneva should contact Dr. Doglia for further information on registration fees and asmissions criteria.


The teaching is given in French and English

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