Course in Dentistry

Top 11 Courses in Dentistry 2017/2018

Dentistry

A course is a series of lessons designed to educate students about a certain subject. Some courses are brief and basic, while others are long and comprehensive. Some courses are full programs of study.

What is a course in dentistry? Dentistry is a medical specialization for oral health care. Dental professionals treat the teeth, gums and jaw for damage and infection. To do this, they must understand the structure and function of all parts of the mouth. Some common dentistry procedures include cavity filling, crown placement, and root canal treatment. Oral health is an important feature of overall good health, so dental students are usually required to take anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry, and many courses on dental techniques.

The need for dental professionals is likely to increase over the next several years. Dental technology is better than ever, meaning that dental care is accessible to more people. Furthermore, as the elderly population increases, so will the need for geriatric dental care.

The cost of a course in dentistry varies depending on the institution offering the course and the country in which the institution is located. You should contact any schools you are interested in for more information on costs.

Dentists enjoy a comfortable salary, convenient work hours, and the satisfaction of helping people maintain their health and self-esteem through their work. Cosmetic procedures such as teeth whitening are popular in certain parts of the world, and some dentists may find this work rewarding. Other dentists may prefer to focus on the diagnosis and treatment of oral maladies. Some dentists even become involved in public health initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of good dental hygiene.

Thanks to the emergence of online education, you do not need to quit your job or move to another country to pursue higher learning. You can start today, from the comfort of your home. 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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Curriculum Implantology

Cézanne Dental
Campus Full time Germany Berlin

The principle statement of the consensus conference implantology, the work community of the scientific experts in Germany, underlines the high importance of oral implantology in modern dentistry. [+]

Courses in Dentistry. 7 modules for your success! In the package or individually bookable! The principle statement of the consensus conference implantology, the work community of the scientific experts in Germany, underlines the high importance of oral implantology in modern dentistry. The trend is clear: the number of implant treatments in Germany is increasing by 10-15% annually, and in 2012 alone, 1 million Implants inserted in Germany; more and more patients are learning about this method and are calling for appropriate treatment for functional and aesthetic reasons. The increasing awareness of the population takes this trend into account and is still strengthening it. For you, this development gives you great prospects for your own practice and a long-term increase in sales potential - provided you are well-informed about the subject. With the Curriculum Implantology, we offer you a comprehensive and systematic series of courses in the heart of Berlin at the Cézanne Training Center, which is presented by experienced speakers from practice. By participating in the Curriculum Implantology course, you will be prepared to be able to advertise implants directly, independently, critically and responsibly. In addition, after successful participation and presentation of the case, we will certify you the implantology with a representative certificate. In addition to the fundamentals and planning of the implantology, the theoretical content includes complete surgery: from single-tooth single-tooth implantation to modern, one-time 3D procedures to complex augmentation measures. In addition, techniques in red / white esthetics at the implant and extensive knowledge in the implant... [-]

Course to Discover Dentistry

FutureLearn
Online Part time 6 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

How important is a smile? Ever wondered what all those letters and numbers a dentist calls out during your check-up mean? How are broken teeth fixed, or how dentures are made? Join Dr Christopher Stokes from the School of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Sheffield on a learning journey to explore the dental profession and the impact dentistry has on all our lives. [+]

How important is a smile? Ever wondered what all those letters and numbers a dentist calls out during your check-up mean? How are broken teeth fixed, or how dentures are made? Join Dr Christopher Stokes from the School of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Sheffield on a learning journey to explore the dental profession and the impact dentistry has on all our lives. Throughout this course you’ll hear from, and interact with, experts from all corners of the dental professions to discover dentistry. Starting with the public perception of dentistry, to the sometimes gruesome history of the profession, we will explore the context of dentistry today. Through interactive exercises we will demystify the various roles and activities within a dental practice, and explore in detail how common dental diseases and problems are treated by talking to the experts and watching them work. We will investigate how false teeth and dental crowns are made, and take a glimpse into the future by looking at the latest technology of 3D printed teeth. This course is for everyone. Whether you are an aspiring dentist, preparing for a dental school interview, or want to learn about the interesting multidisciplinary world of looking after smiles, join us for an entertaining and insightful exploration of your mouth and the people who care for it. 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... [-]

Course in Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the basics of choosing correct equipment and setting it up, to optimum settings, techniques for consistent imaging and the safe storage of images. [+]

Courses in Dentistry. This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the basics of choosing correct equipment and setting it up, to optimum settings, techniques for consistent imaging and the safe storage of images. The course is taught by the team that delivers the online masters degree course in Advanced General Dental Practice from the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham UK, and will involve about five hours per week of your time. Quotes from previous learners: “That was fantastic. I feel I have a great grasp on the settings on my camera and flash and what they all mean, and feel quite confident to take photographs of patients that I can use for practice promotion and records. Thanks so much!” - Andrea Lakatos “I really enjoyed this course and I finally understand the settings in my camera. Thanks Mike for making every lesson so easy and keeping me motivated!!” - Vania Wassel Antich “Fantastic course! Can’t wait to share what I’ve learnt with the rest of the girls at work. Thank you so much!” - Hollie Williams What topics will you cover? Demystify photography Theory and practice of using photography in dental practice The varied uses in dentistry of visual material in the form of images on computer and in print Choice of correct equipment systems for efficient use of time and resources Confidentiality and ethical use of... [-]

Course in Dental Assistant (Dental Assisting)

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Perhaps more than having a job that pays well, dental assistants can feel good about the fact that they are helping many people achieve better smiles. If you are interested in achieving skills that are desired by many dentist-employers, enrol in ICI’s dental assistant course. Our course will provide all the training you need to be a reliable and qualified dental assistant. [+]

Perhaps more than having a job that pays well, dental assistants can feel good about the fact that they are helping many people achieve better smiles. If you are interested in achieving skills that are desired by many dentist-employers, enrol in ICI’s dental assistant course. Our course will provide all the training you need to be a reliable and qualified dental assistant. Course Outline Introduction to the Dental Profession Prevention and Nutrition Oral Health and Preventative Techniques Basic Dental Sciences Anatomy Pre-clinical Dental Skills Microbiology Infection Control Occupations Health and Safety Administration Preparation for Patient Care Dental Charting Pharmacology Emergency Management Clinical Dental Procedures Introduction to the Dental Office and Basic Chairside Assisting Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operating Field Basic Chairside Instruments and Tray Systems Anaesthetic and Sedation Dental Radiography Introduction to Dental Radiography and Equipment Produce and Evaluate Dental Radiographs Dental Specialties Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques Restorative Materials and Dental Dam Laboratory Materials and Techniques Dental Practice Management Dental Office Management Employment Skills Career Prospects Oral care is significant in every person’s overall health and hygiene. Therefore, people would always invest in dental visits whether it is just for teeth cleaning or for more complicated procedures. And while dentists take the lead, they always need dental operators and dental assistants so they can concentrate on the procedure itself and not worry about minor (but also important tasks) like sterilizing instruments. Employment opportunities for dental assistants are on a steady increase and naturally, those who have received... [-]

Dental Assistant Program

College of Southern Idaho
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 USA Twin Falls

The Dental Assistant Program curriculum offers courses for the skilled person to enter into the health care environment as an assistant in the dental office. [+]

Courses in Dentistry. The Dental Assistant Program curriculum offers courses for the skilled person to enter into the health care environment as an assistant in the dental office. The general education classes and credits are transferable to other Allied Health curricula or programs. The student is encouraged to obtain advising from faculty to ensure that the proper courses are completed prior to registration or transfer to other health programs. Applying to this program is a separate application process from applying to the College or declaring your major. Program Goals Students will demonstrate an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a dental assistant including but not limited to collecting diagnostic data, infection control, radiographic procedures, restorative procedures, and laboratory procedures. Students will understand the ethical and legal parameters of the clinical practice and perform duties within these parameters. Students will utilize critical thinking skills and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with team members and patients while staying I compliance with HIPAA regulations. Students will demonstrate professional behaviors consistent with a dental office including prioritizing, organizing and time management skills. Students will be prepared to successfully complete the three components (Infection Control, Radiation Health and Safety, and General Chairside) of the Dental Assisting National Board exams to become a Certified Dental Assistant. Dental Assistant Occupation Description Dental assistants provide supporting and assisting services under the instruction and supervision of a dentist. Dentists rely greatly on the skill of a dental assistant as their "third hand" to perform safe and... [-]

Short Course in Periodontics

The Royal College of Surgeons, Faculty of General Dental Practice
Campus Part time 4 days September 2017 United Kingdom London

The FGDP(UK)'s Short Course in Periodontics is a unique four day practical course, enabling you to get excellent training of contemporary periodontal management in practice. [+]

Why choose this course? The FGDP(UK)'s Short Course in Periodontics is a unique four day practical course, enabling you to get excellent training of contemporary periodontal management in practice. This high quality postgraduate dental course will give you the confidence to offer surgical treatment options for both periodontally-diseased and periodontally-healthy patients. Application criteria To be eligible for this programme, applicants will need to hold current registration with the General Dental Council (UK) or equivalent in another country and have been qualified for at least two years. This extremely popular course has only 20 places available and allocation is on a first come first served basis. Quotes and recommendations “Very good insight into what is new and relevant.” “Extremely pleased – excellent course.” “Surgeries practical was very useful, demo quality is excellent, 2 supervising professionals provide excellent one-on-one learning approach.” “Thank you to Phil and Ian for making Perio enjoyable and bringing back confidence to my practice.” Lecturers and Course Tutors Philip Ower - Course Lecturer Phil was the RAF Adviser in Periodontology, running the RAF School of Dental Hygiene. After leaving the RAF he worked in several specialist practices and, for 10 years, worked alongside the renowned Bernie Kieser at the Periodontal Practice in London. He now practices exclusively at the Briars Dental Centre in Newbury. He has been an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MGDS) and has served two terms on the Council of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP). He is about to start... [-]

Healthcare

Provo College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months September 2017 USA Provo

Are you a patient and caring person who is interested in the fast-growing field of healthcare? Our programs teach a wide variety of in-demand healthcare skills such as nursing fundamentals, medical and dental office management, physical rehabilitation, pharmacology, patient care, and oral care procedures... [+]

Courses in Dentistry. Are you a patient and caring person who is interested in the fast-growing field of healthcare? Our programs teach a wide variety of in-demand healthcare skills such as nursing fundamentals, medical and dental office management, physical rehabilitation, pharmacology, patient care, and oral care procedures. With the average program completion time between 12 -24 months, Provo College’s School of Healthcare provides accelerated opportunities for entrance into these in-demand career fields: Medical Assisting Pharmacy Technician Dental Assisting Medical Billing and Coding Nursing Physical Therapist Assistant Medical Assisting If you love to help others and want to work in the exciting field of health care, train to become a Medical Assistant at Provo College. You’ll get the skills required to assist patients and physicians in a real medical setting, including conducting lab work, suturing wounds and applying dressings, taking vital signs and interpreting the results. Pharmacy Technician Become a pharmacy technician at Provo College and serve others in a rewarding career. Pharmacy Technicians assist pharmacist to accurately dispense the prescription drugs that protect and save lives. You’ll learn to fill and dispense medications, educate patients on drug usage, and the rules and regulations of pharmacology. Dental Assisting Start your dental career with success. You’ll learn routine cleaning, chair-side assistance, diagnostics, pediatric dentistry, dental radiology and even surgical procedures. Skills learned by graduates of the Dental Assisting Program are crucial for any dentist office to function. Upon graduation, Provo College’s career placement assistance team will help you on your way. way.... [-]

Pre-Medical Course

International Language School of Poland
Campus Full time 1 year March 2018 Poland Warsaw

Premedical is an innovative intensive one-year course addressed at those who wish to enter a degree program in Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy. The program provides its participants with thorough knowledge and skills indispensable when preparing for and taking entrance exams. The course is designed to prepare you for successful entry to medical school. [+]

INNOVATIVE INTENSIVE ONE-YEAR COURSE Premedical is an innovative intensive one-year course addressed at those who wish to enter a degree program in Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy. The program provides its participants with thorough knowledge and skills indispensable when preparing for and taking entrance exams. The course is designed to prepare you for successful entry to medical school. STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE The program consists of two major elements, which allows for deep revision of one’s knowledge, skills and abilities: Scientific Component: Biology Human Anatomy Chemistry/Biochemistry Physics Human Physiology Linguistic Component: - Medical terminology The course may last for one or two semesters depending on the students’ back-ground skills. There are two intakes for each programme in March and September. Students who do not have a good working knowledge of English language can join a one or two semester additional intensive English language course. The course offers classes in General English, Reading, Writing, Communication, Sci-ence Reading, Business English, English for Special Purposes, etc., fitted to the needs of the students and their future studies in the field in which they wish to complete their fur-ther education. [-]

Diploma in Dental Hygiene Program

APLUS Institute
Campus Full time 18 months July 2018 Canada Toronto

APLUS Institute is one of the leading private dental hygiene colleges in Toronto (Canada) established in 1996, registered with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. [+]

Courses in Dentistry. APLUS Institute is one of the leading private dental hygiene colleges in Toronto (Canada) established in 1996, registered with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. APLUS Institute Dental Hygiene Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) and is a highly competitive and intensive 18-months diploma program that prepares students to work as dental hygienists in a variety of employment settings. Enriched and comprehensive curriculum focuses on developing extensive fundamental knowledge required for contemporary dental hygiene practice and covers courses in biomedical sciences, oral health sciences, behavioural sciences, dental hygiene theory and practice as well as clinical experience. Students are prepared to function effectively within a collaborative dental team focusing on client-centered dental hygiene process of care while developing interprofessional relationship. Dental hygienists are members of a self-regulated health profession concerned primarily with the prevention of oral disease and the promotion of optimum oral health. A dental hygiene career offers flexible hours, high salary, excellent job security and employment opportunities for working in private dental offices, community/health centres, hospitals, teaching institutions, oral health research and other fields related to the dental industry. Minimum Academic Requirements: Secondary School Diploma or equivalent; Grade 12 English; Grade 11 or 12 Biology; and Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry and /or Physics Additional Requirements for Admission: Personal Interview in person or via SKYPE with Director of Admissions; Pre-Admission Aptitude Testing (if applicable); Hepatitis B immunization; A two-step TB test;... [-]

Pre-Dentistry

North Park University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Chicago

North Park University’s pre-professional track for dentistry is a sequence of courses and advising that will give you a solid foundation for your applications to competitive dental schools around the country. The pre-dentistry track should accompany a major—most often biology or chemistry—where you’ll gain a foundation in life sciences and how the human body works... [+]

Pre-Dentistry North Park University’s pre-professional track for dentistry is a sequence of courses and advising that will give you a solid foundation for your applications to competitive dental schools around the country. The pre-dentistry track should accompany a major—most often biology or chemistry—where you’ll gain a foundation in life sciences and how the human body works. Advising Pre-dentistry students are advised by faculty in the Biology Department, often Dr. Jeff Nelson. Dr. Nelson is himself a North Park alum and received his MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1984. He’ll talk with you about your particular interests in dental health, and help you stay on track throughout your program at North Park. Because of small class sizes at North Park, Dr. Nelson and your other professors will get to know you, your professional goals and interests, and work with you one-on-one to find the best courses and experiences to help you reach those goals. Our Pre-Professional Committee—a group of faculty in the science departments—will work with you to make sure you are prepared for your applications and interviews for dental school. Course Sequences and Activities We recommend you take the following courses alongside your major and Core Curriculum requirements to prepare for dental schools and a career in healthcare. Some courses may also meet major/Core Curriculum requirements. Recommended Core Courses Introduction to Human Anatomy Introduction to Cell Biology Introductory Chemistry I and II One year of physics One semester of biochemistry Two semesters of organic chemistry... [-]

Courses Dentistry

Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
Campus Full time March 2018 Brazil São Paulo

Brazilian dentistry is considered one of the most advanced in the world. This group of disciplines will bring together clinical and basic [+]

Courses in Dentistry. Brazilian dentistry is considered one of the most advanced in the world. This group of disciplines will bring together clinical and basic science to address the concepts of dental caries and other oral infections and their consequences for understanding the diseases, the biocompatibility and clinical applications of restorative materials and the principles of bone biology. Upon completion of this theme, it is expected that the students will apply the knowledge learned to the solution of a wide range of oral diseases. Courses: - Basic and Clinical Research in Endo-Periodontal Lesions - Bone Biology Applied to Dentistry - Cariology - Clinical Research in Restorative Dentistry - Direct Adhesive Restorations - Integrating New Molecular Insights into Clinical Aspects of Host-microbial in Infectious Oral Diseases Molecular and Cell biology of bone - Pulp Biology and Biomaterials - Science of Adhesion in Restorative Dentistry [-]