Discover Dentistry, Certificate | Part time online | FutureLearn | United Kingdom
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Discover Dentistry

36 days
59 USD/full
59 USD/full
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Discover the fascinating world of dentistry and explore the impact dentistry has on our lives with Discover Dentistry at FutureLearn.


To start with, you’ll meet the dental team and receive a tour of the dental surgery. You’ll experience a dental check-up with experts and discover the basics of tooth anatomy and development by looking at 3D models.

Find out if you’ve been brushing your teeth the right way, and glimpse into the different dental specialities. Learn what an oral pathologist does and experience a virtual tour of a tooth.

Key facts:

On this Discover Dentistry at FutureLearn, you’ll get the chance to learn how to become a dentist and get a valuable introduction to studying dentistry degrees..

In the final few weeks, we’ll be thinking about the future of teeth and how to care for the teeth of a population. From water fluoridation to diet effects, teeth are not immune to damage.

Spark your curiosity and take a look at current research in dentistry, such as nerve regeneration and tissue engineering. The future of dentistry holds many exciting possibilities.

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


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

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score 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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    59 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 59 USD for the full programme during 36 days.
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    59 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 59 USD for the full programme during 36 days.
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