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.
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.
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Programme StructureWhat 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
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- 36 days
- 3 hrs/week
Start dates & application deadlines
DisciplinesDentistry Health Sciences View 3 other Short Courses in Dentistry in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- 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.
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InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 days.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 days.
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- Access to this course for as long as it’s on FutureLearn
- A print and digital Certificate of Achievement once you’re eligible
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.