Objectives and competences

Dentists today play a fundamental role in the early detection of pathologies linked to oral health, such as snoring and sleep apnoea, and can provide a new therapeutic approach through the use of mandibular advancement devices, which complement the existing range of treatment possibilities.
This expert diploma aims to train the dentist to be able to be able to provide evidence-based treatment for patients with sleep breathing disorders (snoring, sleep apnoea) and craniomandibular dysfunction.
As a major part of the learning process, students will provide direct care to patients.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateExpert diploma
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut
Branch of knowledge
  • Medicine and dentistry
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 4.500,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:03/09/2024
ManagmentWillaert Jiménez-Pajarero, Eva
Open pre-enrolmentYes
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


-To integrate the knowledge and clinical skills required to assess and treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea using mandibular advancement devices.
-To gain theoretical knowledge and clinical skills required to assess, diagnose and treat patients with craniomandibular dysfunction.
-To acquire the skills required for lifelong learning and the implementation of practices based on scientific evidence.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Graduates in dentistry or in medicine and surgery specializing in stomatology or maxillofacial surgery.

Access requirements and conditions



13/03/2024 30/08/2024

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut
Carrer Feixa Llarga s/n
Pavelló de Govern
08907 - L'Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona)
Email address:evawillaert@ub.edu
Observations:the course is one academic year long and is offered on Tuesdays from 2.30 to 8.30 pm. Optionally, one morning a month (Wednesday), students can attend the clinical cases session of the Sleep Unit at Bellvitge Hospital.

For further enquiries

Address:Eva Willaert Jiménez-Pajarero
Pavelló de Govern, 2a planta
Carrer Feixa Llarga, s/n
08907 - L'Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona)
Email address:evawillaert@ub.edu