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Discover Dentistry

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About

Discover the fascinating world of dentistry and explore the impact dentistry has on our lives with Discover Dentistry at FutureLearn.

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Overview

Anyone who’s ever had a toothache can attest to the vital role dentists play in ensuring good public health. But behind the cliches of the profession lies a rich and relevant history waiting to be discovered.

Key facts:

On this Discover Dentistry at FutureLearn , you’ll explore the intricacies of what dentists do.

Joining Professor Christopher Stokes from the School of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Sheffield, you’ll learn the essentials of dentistry from leading dental experts.

You’ll learn about the different roles on a dental team, explore tooth anatomy and disease, and find out how dentistry differs from country to country.

You’ll also learn how to become a dentist and get a valuable introduction to studying dentistry degrees.

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • The public perception of dentistry in modern societies
  • Definition of dental team roles, including the dentist, nurse, hygienist/therapist, dental technician and practice manager
  • Key aspects of tooth anatomy, morphology, development and disease
  • How to carry out dental charting and the systems used in different countries
  • Dental specialisms, including dental pathology and radiography, paediatric dentistry, endodontics, periodontics and oral surgery
  • The types and properties of dental materials

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is for anyone interested in dentistry or science and is designed to be enjoyed without prior knowledge.
  • It would be especially valuable for dentistry professionals, or anyone thinking of entering the profession.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 days.

Upgrade$59Upgrade this course and you will get:

  • Access to this course for as long as it’s on FutureLearn
  • A print and digital Certificate of Achievement once you’re eligible

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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