Dental training courses and schools
Dental Hygiene programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 28 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in United Kingdom.



University of Edinburgh

Training Centre/Campus: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)131 650 1000

Primary Dental Care

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V

The programme develops your ability to take an evidence-based approach to clinical practice and to assess and provide quality primary dental care.

Programme structure
Each module will run over a period of six or twelve weeks (depending on the credits) with participation in online discussions and completion of timed tasks being a compulsory part of the process.

The programme is supported by a virtual learning environment (VLE) and all the educational material is available online. Coursework for assessment is uploaded to the site and there is an active student discussion board available alongside tutor-led discussions. All of the modules provide continuous assessment.

Maintenance of a portfolio of evidence is an essential component of assessment. Students are strongly encouraged to include a reflective element and to maintain a personal journal.

There is a significant commitment of time 
required to complete this course and applicants should be aw... [Read More]

Paediatric Dentistry

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Our programme will develop your knowledge and skills in all areas of paediatric dentistry, including diagnosis, treatment planning, clinical skills and all 
aspects of patient management.

You will also complete a supervised piece of research and learn research methodology, data analysis and the ability to report results appropriately.

Your syllabus will include:

behavioural science and behaviour management including local anaesthesia, sedation and general anaesthesia
pathogenesis, epidemiology and prevention of oro-dental diseases
restorative treatment of dental caries and pulpal therapy
developmental disorders of the teeth, mouth and jaws
advanced restorative dentistry for children and young adults
diagnosis, management and treatment for children and young adults
comprehensive diagnosis and treatment planning
management of medically, physically and educationally comprised patients, 
including manifestations of systemic disorde... [Read More]


University of Glasgow

Training Centre/Campus: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44(0)141 330 1835

Primary Dental Care (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This Masters programme is designed for dental graduates who are currently working in either the salaried primary care service or dental practice in the UK.

•The degree is offered on a part-time basis over three years and will allow you to continue practising while studying for the qualification.
•The close involvement of NHS clinical staff in delivering the programme ensures that it is relevant to future employment. The clinical scenario-based learning environment also allows the development of key problem-solving skills and team skills including peer evaluation.
•You will have the opportunity to attend all postgraduate lectures in the Dental School which includes invited speakers from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons in Glasgow and from dental companies.


University of Warwick

Training Centre/Campus: Coventry, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 24 7652 4585

Restorative Dentistry (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The MSc in Restorative Dentistry is a modular training scheme created to equip you with specific expertise in the field of Restorative Dentistry. The course allows General Dental Practitioners to pursue a flexible training pathway that can be taken over a period suited to individual requirements and circumstances. It is designed for dentists who wish to develop their skills in Restorative Dentistry and/or who wish to develop a special interest in restorative dentistry. The course provides you with tuition from experts in the field of Restorative Dentistry together with advanced clinical training so that they are able to develop a proficiency informed by evidence-based dentistry.

Orthodontics (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This MSc promotes awareness and skills of modern orthodontics and its scope for use in primary care dental practice. It is aimed at General Dental Practitioners who wish to develop a special interest in orthodontic care, providing hands-on experience in orthodontic case assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment. It also develops your ability to critically appraise research papers and other specialised publications in the field. The course enhances professional development, supporting you to think creatively and independently, to solve problems, to exercise judgment, and to communicate clearly and effectively with patients and develop a proficiency in Orthodontics informed by evidence-based dentistry. You will be tutored by a wide range of experts in the field of Orthodontics, together with advanced clinical training.

Oral Surgery (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

At the time of going to print, this course was subject to final approval.
The MSc in Oral Surgery aims to develop your knowledge and critical understanding of issues related to all aspects of modern oral surgery, theoretical as well as practical. It will include supervised clinical experience in a busy University Hospital Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with study days at The University of Warwick. The programme will teach practitioners all aspects of minor oral surgery carried out under local anaesthesia, conscious sedation and general anaesthesia; whilst making them aware of wider issues such as the relationship between primary and secondary care, the importance of appropriate diagnosis and recent advances in oral medicine. Lecturers will be drawn from a number of primary and secondary care specialties, and students will additionally undertake advanced life support as part of the course.

Implant Dentistry (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The MSc in Implant Dentistry is a flexible, modulebased course designed to enable you to meet the needs of your dental patients with deficient dentitions. The course aims to enhance your knowledge and understanding of restorative implant dentistry, and explore the processes of examination, diagnosis, assessment, investigations, implant placement, rehabilitation and patient management. The Diploma and MSc in Implant Dentistry are recognised by the General Dental Council as additional professional qualifications. This course is aimed at general dental surgeons intending to incorporate dental implants as a treatment modality in their practices or to expand on existing knowledge and skills.


Newcastle University

Training Centre/Campus: Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0) 191 222 6000

Restorative Dentistry

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The aim of the programme is to enable dentists to acquire advanced skills and knowledge in the field of restorative dentistry, integrating theory with practice. It provides the foundations for: enhanced general dental practice; specialist practice (overseas); part of specialist training within restorative dentistry (but only if you are enrolled on a training programme recognised by the Northern Deanery eg Specialist Registrar in Restorative Dentistry); clinical academia; community dental services.

The programme is divided into three areas: academic training; patient management and laboratory skills; a laboratory or clinically-based project leading to a dissertation. Subject elements include: conservation; endodontics; periodontology; prosthodontics; dental materials science; interrelated subjects (including Temporomandibular Disorders); statistics; dissertation writing. Clinical skills courses include an operative technique course; practical work on a clinical simulato... [Read More]

Dental Hygiene and Therapy (Diploma)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This diploma is for students wishing to become dental hygienists/therapists. As a hygienist/therapist, you work independently on patients, but in close liaison with the dental surgeon and under their direction.

The duties of a hygienist/therapist include:

scaling and polishing of teeth
placing fillings
extracting deciduous teeth
the application to teeth and gums of certain medicaments such as fluoride and fissure sealants
teaching of oral hygiene methods
the giving of dietary advice to individuals and groups of all ages

Clinical Implant Dentistry (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This programme aims to provide dental practitioners and their teams with a training opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills to plan, treat, and maintain a range of straightforward*, partially and fully edentate patients using dental implants. It also provides good preparation for dentists planning to sit the Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

The programme consists of two compulsory modules: theory and skills training in implant dentistry (20 credits); and clinical skills training and practice in implant dentistry (40 credits). The latter module comprises patient assessment, surgical placement of implants, and restoration of implants.

The modules are designed to be delivered as one continuous programme. The theory and skills module is delivered through lectures, seminars and skills training exercises on artificial models and animal cadaver material. Intellectual skills are developed through case study analysis,... [Read More]


University of Kent

Training Centre/Campus: Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 (0)1227 764000

Primary Dental Care (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Division of Dentistry (University of Kent) and the Royal College of Surgeons Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) have collaborated in the development of an exciting Master’s-level programme in Primary Dental Care. The programme is designed for primary care dentists wishing to develop their personal and professional skills in order to engage more effectively in meeting the changing needs of a modern dental care service.

The programme provides you with the opportunity to assess and raise the standards of patient care through workplace-based learning; to critically review outcomes of care delivered through informed research and audit; to enhance skills in clinical and non-clinical disciplines. It also provides a quality standard to assist Primary Care Trusts wishing to contract with dentists for special interest services.

This programme has been designed to be studied on a part-time basis, with formal teaching accompanied by tutor group sessions, actio... [Read More]


The University of Sheffield

Training Centre/Campus: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Phone No.: +44 114 222 2000

Dental Implantology (Diploma) (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

2 years part-time

Enhance your critical thinking and build on your existing clinical skills. This advanced course will give you a theoretical scientific basis for oral implantology. The course is only run on a part-time basis.

Entry requirements

You’ll be a dental surgeon with a primary dental degree and demonstrable skills in oral surgery and restorative dentistry. You’ll have completed basic clinical training in dental implantology and you must have at least two years’ experience in a hospital or general dental practice.

English language requirements for overseas students

Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Dental Public Health (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Core modules
•Introduction to Public Health
•Dental Public Health: foundations and theory
•Health Promotion
•Dental Public Health: application and critique
•Research Methods in Clinical Dentistry
•Current Concepts in Dentistry
•Sociology of Health and Illness
•Introduction to Statistics
•Dissertation

Teaching
•Lectures
•Small group work
•Independent study
•Applied research dissertation

Parts of the course are taught with students from a range of other programmes. This creates a rich and lively environment for your learning.

Assessment
•Formal examinations
•Coursework assignments
•Dissertation

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