Pediatric Dentistry

Program details

Master of Science in Pediatric Dentistry

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Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Language of instruction:


Total credits:

42 credits


This program aims to focus on cultivating highly knowledgeable and skilled dentists in the specialized field of pediatric dentistry, by enhancing clinical and research skills. This will enable individuals to become in-demand professionals in society and have the potential to contribute to the development of dental knowledge in the country.

Program Overview

Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University aims to produce knowledgeable and skilled dentists in the field of pediatric dentistry, which is a specialized branch that requires complex treatment procedures and relies on psychological aspects to motivate and encourage both child patients and their parents. The department focuses on fostering positive attitudes towards dental treatment and promoting oral health. The Master of Science program in Pediatric Dentistry was first established in 1996 and has continuously produced graduates who meet the professional and societal demands. The current Master of Science program in Pediatric Dentistry emphasizes clinical expertise in conjunction with preventive and promotive oral health care for patients of all ages, from infancy to adolescence, including children with special needs.

Furthermore, the program also excels in producing high-quality research that can be disseminated at an international level and applied to benefit patient care. This curriculum is suitable for dentists seeking to enhance their clinical skills or those working in the academic field, such as university professors or researchers.

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Emphasis on the development of highly specialized knowledge and expertise in pediatric dentistry: Teaching is conducted by regular faculty members, visiting professors, and experts in various fields, including specialists in child psychology and behavior, linguists, and experienced dentists involved in community-based preventive dentistry, such as heads of dental departments and dentists in the Ministry of Public Health.


Potential to produce research work at an international level: The faculty and university provide support in terms of research funding, internationally standardized research facilities, and consultation units for manuscript preparation.


Graduates will gain diverse work experiences through off-site practical training at affiliated hospitals, such as Ramathibodi Hospital and Chulalongkorn Hospital. This includes training in the care of special needs patients and patients with systemic diseases, as well as promoting maternal and child health at the Pediatric Clinic and providing specialized care for children with special needs, in collaboration with Chulalongkorn Hospital.

Message from the Director

Dear all dentists who love and are willing to care for the oral health of Thai children, The Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, recognizes the significant demand for specialized pediatric dentists in Thailand. The Master of Science program in Pediatric Dentistry warmly welcomes all doctors to become a part of our pediatric dental family.

Assoc. Prof. Busayarat Santiwong

Head, The Department of Pediatric Dentistry

Career Path Advice

  • Specialized pediatric dentists
  • Researchers in the field of pediatric dentistry and related disciplines, such as preventive dentistry.
  • Professors and academic experts, teaching clinical skills in caring for pediatric patients.
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Course Details

Course Structure

42 หน่วยกิต
30 หน่วยกิต
15 หน่วยกิต
10 หน่วยกิต
5 หน่วยกิต
12 หน่วยกิต


Master of Science Program in Pediatric Dentistry

  • Period of Admission: September 4, 2023 – November 22, 2023

Procedure of admission

  1. Please read and following procedure of admission
    Thai version:
    English version:
  2. Application documents must copy to pdf files or image files
  3. Fill Application Form and Upload Application documents
  4. Pay the application fee and upload pay-in slip
  5. Staff sent confirmation email of application within 5 workdays

For further information pertaining to applicant’s qualifications, please contact

Assoc. Prof.Waleerat Sukarawan, D.D.S., Ph.D. or 
Assist. Prof. Wannakorn Sriarj, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Department of Pediatric Dentistry  
09.00 am – 04.00 pm
11th floor, Somdej ya 93 Building

  • Tel. (+66) 0 2218 8906
  • Email:

Qualifications for Eligible Applicants:

  1. Hold a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from a public university or other universities recognized by the Dental Council, with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) not lower than 2.50.
  2. Hold a professional license as a dentist, in accordance with the Dental Professions Act of 1994.
  3. Have a minimum of one year of practical experience in the field of dentistry (up until the last day of application submission).
  4. Eligibility for admission is subject to the approval of the curriculum’s governing committee.

Tuition Fees

ตามประกาศจุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย เรื่องอัตราการเรียกเก็บค่าเล่าเรียน พ.ศ. 2562

ภาคการศึกษาละ 48,000 บาท
ภาคการศึกษาละ 12,000 บาท
180,000 บาท


Department of Pediatric Dentistry

Faculty of Dentistry

Chulalongkorn University

2nd Floor, Dent 2 Building
34 Henri-Dunant Road,
Wangmai, Patumwan,
Bangkok, 10330,

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