PREPARING FOR DENTAL THERAPY REGISTRATION PROGRAMME
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The Preparing for the GDC Registration-Dental Therapist Programme is by training you on how to register as dental therapist or dental hygienist, which enables you to work and practice within the relevant scope.

£ 4,995.00
SECURE YOUR SEAT for Preparing for Dental Therapy Registration Programme - £ 250.00
Preparing for Dental Therapy Registration Programme - £ 4,995.00

Impressum

  • Course Tag Number
    K010100DTRP101BLND
  • Faculty
    The Faculty of Dental Therapist Registration Programme
  • Starting Date & Time
    New Date Will Be Announced
  • Planned Finishing Time
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  • Destination
    Blended Learning
  • Venue
  • Teaching Method
    Theoretical Lessons, Mentoring, Case Study, Hands-on Practice on Phantom Heads
  • Language
    English
  • Contact Person
    Yunus Goktas
    +447904785194
    [email protected]
  • Registration Form

About

 THE FIRST STEP IN YOUR DENTAL CAREER JOURNEY 

We are providing alternative opportunities to the dentists attempting to complete the ORE and LDS examination. The Preparing for the GDC Registration-Dental Therapist Programme is by training you on how to register as dental therapist or dental hygienist, which enables you to work and practice within the relevant scope.

We have mapped a simplified guidance on route to registration to the GDC as a dental therapist or dental hygienist which might be your first step in your dental career journey to the UK.

  • The programme is delivered in a blended learning model
  • Consisted by online and face to face courses
  • Hands-on training in phantom lab
  • Face-to-face sessions and hands-on trainings are held in Istanbul
  • One by one professional mentorship
  • Full time – 14 days
  • Delivering 14 days programme over 2-3 months
  • Face to face ILS Training (Immediate Life Support)
  • GDC standards and principles including PDP and eCPD
  • Guidance to navigate the UK legislative framework as applicable to dentistry
  • Certificates of completion provided to validate areas covered in the course with 60 hours of verifiable CPD

 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

  • Undergraduate Degree in Dentistry, and
  • Letter of good standing or equivalent from an appropriate regulatory dental body

English Language Requirements

Our courses require a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirement we will give you a conditional offer subject to you meeting the requirement before the commencement of the course


 HANDS ON SESSION IN ISTANBUL 

We are well aware that travelling to the United Kingdom sometimes can be very difficult for citizens of non-EU countries because of the distance or strict visa procedures of the UK.

To make your processes more comfortable, the face-to-face sessions of the programme are organized in Istanbul, Turkey, which is one of the most convenient cities in world for travelling to.

Istanbul is the centre of the 4-hour-flight-circle. It means, from 3 continents and 56 countries, more than 1.6 billion people, can reach Istanbul via 4 hours or less flight. Most of that people can come to Turkey without any visa requirement or can get “e-visa” easily.


 WHO IS A DENTAL THERAPIST? 

A dental therapist is a member of the dental team who provides preventive and restorative dental care usually for children, adolescence, and adults. 

Dental therapists are registered dental professionals who carry out certain items of dental treatment direct to patients or under prescription from a dentist. They work closely with the dental healthcare team to provide dental care and routine treatment to patients. A dental therapist gives advice on oral health to patients, provides periodontal treatments, carry out routine restorative work. 

Here are the range of procedures which a Dental Therapist can carry out:

  • Intra and extra oral assessment 
  • Record indices and monitor disease 
  • Periodontal treatment (treatment for gum disease) 
  • Apply materials to teeth such as fluoride and fissure sealants 
  • Take Dental Radiographs (X-ray)
  • Provide dental health education on a one to one basis or in a group situation 
  • Routine restorations (Fillings) in both deciduous and permanent teeth, on adults and children, from Class I-V cavity preparations 
  • Can use all materials except pre cast or pinned placements 
  • Treat adults as well as children
  • Extract deciduous (Baby) teeth under local analgesia 
  • Pulp therapy treatment of deciduous teeth 
  • Placement of preformed crowns on deciduous teeth 
  • Administration of Inferior Dental Nerve Block analgesia and Infiltration analgesia (dental Injections) 
  • Emergency temporary replacement of crowns and fillings 
  • Take impressions 

Dental therapists treat both adults & children and can work in the NHS, independent general practices, specialist periodontal or orthodontic practices, education, research and the community.

To see the full list of dental therapists’ scope of practice, please visit the GDC relevant page by following the link.


 KBAC & COMD 

This programme is delivered in collaboration with College of Medicine & Dentistry (COMD), which is Birmingham-based higher education school. As Knightsbridge Academy (KBAC), we are proud of working with COMD and offering a range of great programmes to support you in your dental career journey to the UK.



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