Certificate in Dentistry

Top 3 Certificates in Dentistry 2017

Dentistry

Some educational programs offer a certificate of completion rather than a degree. These certificates provide needed classes to prepare a student in a particular field. Sometimes a student who is already employed will earn a certificate to specialize in a certain concentration or to increase their salary.

What is a certificate in dentistry?  This certificate provides students with education in the field of dentistry and oral care. They need to have a solid background in sciences, including biology, anatomy, and chemistry. Mathematics classes would also be a criterion for admission into a certificate program. Coursework is divided between classroom instruction and clinical training with models and live patients. Students will concentrate on different areas of dental skills while learning anesthesiology and radiology. Additional programs may offer specific curriculum beyond general dentistry.

A student who opts for a certificate program in this field of health science will improve their dexterity and fine motor skills and learn decision-making, problem-solving, communication, and organizational skills. These skills and others typically provide graduates a competitive edge for salary increases and better employment opportunities.

Certificates in dentistry are available internationally in educational settings that include universities, colleges, and online learning institutions. The best way to determine the cost of such a program is by contacting the admissions office of the school you want to attend.

Students who have a dentistry certificate are qualified to work as dentists in many parts of the world. They provide dental care and oral health guidance to patients and perform dental procedures as needed. Some dentists may choose to specialize in one of the dental fields to concentrate on one area. Educational and licensing requirements can be different for every country, so students should be familiar with the criteria where they want to practice.

With a certificate, a student may have the opportunity to advance their career and open new doors to professional experience. If you know you are ready to pursue a dental certificate, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Dental Business Assistant Certificate

Bow Valley College
Campus Full time 8 months September 2017 Canada Calgary

You will become the linchpin in the success of a complex and vital organization, gaining the skills necessary to help dental practices thrive. [+]

Certificates in Dentistry. Dental Business Assistant Certificate You will become the linchpin in the success of a complex and vital organization, gaining the skills necessary to help dental practices thrive. You are the liaison between dentists and the patients, ensuring they get the care they need, and a team leader, ensuring everything runs smoothly. In this 8-month (2 semester) program from the Chiu School of Business, you will learn dental science, charting, business communication, billing, financial management, and computer skills. EMPLOYMENT Employment prospects for Dental Business Assistants are projected to remain strong over the next five years due to an increasing population, shortage of dental staff to meet the demand for dental care, and retirements. In addition, improvements in technology and a greater proportion of people with dental insurance have made dental services more accessible, and consequently, more people are seeking out these services. PROGRAM LENGTH 8-months (2 semesters) ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS English 30-1 or English 30-2 or equivalent Credit in a Grade 10 Math (excluding Math 10-4 and Math 16 levels) OR: Successful completion of the General Educational Development test (GED) with a standard score of 520 in Language Arts: Reading and Writing and 450 in Math OR: Satisfactory results on the BVC Admissions Test English Language Proficiency Requirement For applicants whose first language is not English, please review English language proficiency requirements online. WORK EXPERIENCE Work experience options are available. Please contact a Student Engagement Officer for details. A Police Information Check (PIC) dated within 90 days of the start of work experience will be required. TRANSFERABILITY Bow Valley College has a number of transfer agreements in place with other leading Canadian colleges and universities. [-]

PCert Primary Dental Care for Foundation Dentists

University of Kent, Centre for Professional Practice
Campus Part time 1 - 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Primary Dental Care for Foundation Dentists PCert, is designed for primary care dentists who wish to develop their personal and professional skills to engage more effectively in meeting the changing needs of a modern dental care service [+]

Primary Dental Care for Foundation Dentists PCert, is designed for primary care dentists who wish to develop their personal and professional skills to engage more effectively in meeting the changing needs of a modern dental care service. The programme content promotes subject-specific knowledge and competencies in preparation for entry into the recognised primary dental care career pathway. It also provides transferable credits towards a Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FFGDP) and an opportunity for you to develop personal and professional skills that enable you to engage more effectively in meeting the changing needs of the dental sector. The initial award is for a postgraduate certificate but further study can lead to a Postgraduate Diploma and onwards to a Master’s degree. Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HE KSS Deanery) This programme is a collaboration between the University of Kent's Centre for Professional Practice and Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex. HE KSS Deanery meets the health needs of the public across Kent, Surrey and Sussex by developing the people, skills and competencies necessary to deliver the health service of the future. Their responsibilities include the commission of high quality education and development and leading innovation in all areas of its operation. The Centre for Professional Practice (CPP) The Centre for Professional Practice is a trans-disciplinary academic department focused on flexible work-related learning within Higher Education. The Centre is founded on the belief that employers can benefit from the University of Kent’s academic and research excellence, quality teaching, design and development activities to create positive change and to forge new knowledge within their organisation. We work with a wide range of external partners and employers to create distinct and original work-based and work-related developmental and educational solutions, which respond to the unique workforce challenges experienced by employees and organisations across the region and beyond. The Centre’s programmes are designed to enhance career progression and foster intellectual and professional development and practice. For more information please contact the Centre for Professional Practice, University of Kent, T: 01634 88 8929 , E: cppmedway@kent.ac.uk, Web: www.kent.ac.uk/cpp [-]

Postgraduate Certificate Dental Education

University of Bedfordshire
Campus Part time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Luton

This is the only University accredited course in the UK that is specific to dental staff giving them the opportunity to learn to teach dentistry in the context of dentistry [+]

Postgraduate Certificate Dental Education

 

This is the only University accredited course in the UK that is specific to dental staff giving them the opportunity to learn to teach dentistry in the context of dentistry, a highly distinctive learning environment. The course focuses on the development of practice based teaching, learning and development and has been devised and developed with colleagues in Postgraduate Dental Deaneries and Dental Schools. The course is firmly linked to rapidly changing external agendas for dentistry particularly the COPDEND Guidelines for Dental Educators (2008) and the Curriculum for UK Dental Foundation Programme Training launched in 2006.Both documents stress the need for proper training for those Dentists and Dental Care Professionals who supervise, assess and support those undertaking the new foundation programme.... [-]