Dental Academy Short Courses and CPD
Short courses and CPD
Due to current circumstances all our CPD courses have been postponed, we hope to be able to reschedule these in the future.
Browse our short courses and continuing professional development (CPD) courses in all aspects of dentistry – from programmes focused on dental photography and radiography, to tooth whitening and impression taking courses.
We're currently working on a series of new courses which will be available to book soon.
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Dental Council (LDC)
You can find more information and documents related to dentistry in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight on the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Dental Council (LDC) website.
Dental Academy short courses
Examine the advantages, uses and protocols of laser use within a dental hygienists and dental therapist’s scope of practice.
6 March 2020
Regular IR(Me)R update training is a requirement of continued registration with the General Dental Council. On this short course, which is relevant to all registered dental care professionals, you'll meet the requirement of the IR(ME)R 2000 for the continuing training of all members of the dental team.
This hands on course will provide the practitioner with an introduction to the different impression protocols for single unit restorations, bridges and denture options.
3 April 2020
This Minor Oral Surgery (MOS) course is for GDPs wanting to refresh these oral surgery skills. You'll focus on removal of fractured teeth, roots and wisdom teeth in a simulated environment in the Dental Academy.
13 May 2020
On this University of Portsmouth short course, you'll meet statutory safeguarding requirements, contributing to the hours requirement of verifiable CPD for the GDC. You'll cover safeguarding and protection for children, young people and vulnerable adults.
This full day course will introduce dental nurses to implant dentistry. Dental nurses will gain the knowledge of different procedures and techniques with a sound understanding of the nurses role.
This hands on course will cover restorative protocols and managing challenges for single units, bridges and denture options.
5 June 2020
This course considers the changes in crown preparation designs to incorporate new materials and digital workflows.
1 July 2020
If it relates to their field of practice, the General Dental Council (GDC) recommends that dental professionals do at least 5 hours of disinfection and decontamination in every Continuing Professional Development (CPD) cycle. Attending this course will contribute towards the hours requirement of verifiable CPD.
10 July 2020
Develop your understanding of the management of dental trauma in the Paediatric patient including the diagnosis, emergency management and long term follow up of common dental injuries.
24 July 2020
This course is specifically for dental hygienists and therapists who would like to expand their knowledge and develop their skills by providing tooth whitening for patients, focusing on home and in-surgery techniques.
Where to find us
The Dental Academy is a short walk from Portsmouth and Southsea train station and a Park & Ride bus stop.
When you come to your course, use the map below to find us.