This course covers all aspects of the dental curriculum, from patient assessment through to periodontal disease and teeth restoration. It is aimed at dental trainees but also contributes towards continuing professional development for qualified dentists, hygienists, nurses, and technicians. This course has been produced by the Faculty of Dental Surgery, of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and Health Education England.

Course Fee: GBP 199 | Code: 212

Learning Objectives

This online dental training course is arranged into 12 modules. Learners can gain experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and management of a wide variety of dental issues as well as softer skills such as communication. The sessions include images, animations and self-assessment questions, which help to embed learning and understanding.


Course Information

  • Audience

    Dental students, assistants, qualified dentists, hygienists, nurses and technicians

  • Course Duration

    12 months full access to complete the course

  • time-account-expired-temporary


    This course has 279 sessions

  • Study time

    140 Hours of online training. Recommend 30 minutes per session.

  • Certificate

    Upon successful completion, you are awarded a certificate issued online from respective Royal Medical Colleges

  • Developed by

    UK Department of Health’s National Audiology Programme and Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare.

Course Contents

Module 1 - Patient Assessment

    Profiling the Patient
    Assessment Methods and Techniques
    Good Practice
    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Module 2 - Human Diseases/Medical and Dental Emergencies

    Medical Topics and Dentistry
    Medical Emergencies in Dentistry

Module 3 – Anxiety and Pain Control in Dentistry

    Principles of Dental Pain
    Mediators of Central Pain
    Dental Local Anaesthesia
    Dental Local Anaesthetic Technique
    Management of Dental Pain
    Non-pharmacological Anxiety Management
    Intravenous Sedation
    Inhalation Sedation
    Dental General Anaesthesia

Module 4 – Periodontal Disease and Management

    Aetiology of Periodontal Disease
    Periodontal Diagnosis and Determination of Prognosis
    Periodontal Treatment Options
    Patient Education and Self-performed Plaque Control
    Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy
    Surgical Periodontal Therapy
    Periodontal Treatment Options

Module 5: Hard and Soft Tissue Surgery

    Pre- and Post-operative Assessment
    Surgical Dentistry
    Management of Unerupted, Impacted, Ectopic and Supernumerary Teeth
    Management of Benign Soft Tissue Lesions

Module 6 - Surgical & Non-surgical Management of Head & Neck Disease

    Accurate Drug History and Relevance of Allergies
    Odontogenic Infections
    Management of Oral Mucosal Diseases
    Neoplastic and Non-neoplastic Disease of the Head and Neck
    Craniofacial Pain Disorders

Module 7 – Management of the Developing Dentition

    Oral Habits and Occlusal Trauma in the Mixed Dentition
    Emergency Care and Management of Orthodontal Problems
    Simple Removable Appliances
    Contemporary Orthodontics
    Normal Facial Growth and Dental Development
    Abnormalities of Facial Growth and Dental Development
    Orthodontic Indices
    Assessment for Interceptive Treatment
    Space Maintenance

Module 8 – Restoration of Teeth

    Restoration of Permanent Teeth
    Restoration of Deciduous Teeth
    Aesthetic Dentistry
    Dental Biomaterials
    Tooth Surface Loss
    Dental Trauma

Module 9 – Replacement of Teeth

    Complete Dentures
    Partial Dentures

Module 10 – Communication

    Patient and the Family
    Other Professionals

Module 11 – Professionalism

    The Clinical Team and Peers

Module 12 – Management and Leadership

    The Need for Effective Leadership and Management
    Quality in Healthcare
    Risk Management
    Change Management
    Managing a Business
    Healthcare Systems
    Professional Practice
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