The dental nurse plays an important role in the organisation and management of the dental practice.
He/she is expected to assist the dentist in all aspects of patient treatment and plays a vital role in patient care.
The modern dental nurse trains in all aspects of clinical practice and dental health education. This course gives you the skills and practical competence needed to work in a dental surgery. You learn about the day-to-day running of a dental practice and acquire the qualifications or entry to the General Dental Council Register of Dental Nurses.
Dental nurses are valuable members of the dental team. This is an auxiliary profession, supporting members of the dental team in the delivery of dental treatment.
Main duties include infection control, chair-side assistant maintenance of the dental surgery, and patient care.
Skills required of students considering dental nursing should include the following: communication and organisation skills, the ability to use initiative, and be prepared to work closely providing support and assistance during the provision of dental treatment.
The dental nurse may also be involved with the administration of the dental surgery.
This course is held one session per 2 weeks. It leads to a qualification accredited by the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN), which is mandatory for all practicing dental nurses.
Our Tutors are practicing dental nurses with extensive experience and excellence in teaching and in dental practice.