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Difibrillator installed at DTS

20th November 2020 | Dental News

Dental Training Ltd have installed an Automated External Defibrillator at our office in Pamber Heath, Hampshire for the local community. Although we hope it will never need to be used, having the assurance that if one is needed, it is available. We are planning on creating a course for defibrillator usage in the near future, so watch this space. For more information on the courses we do offer, please get in touch,

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NEBDN Topical Fluoride Course – A student perspective

2nd November 2020 | Student Blogs

I have recently completed and submitted my Record of Competence (ROC) for the Topical Fluoride Course.  The main reason that I opted to study towards this course and not the online certificate in fluoride application is because it is accredited by the NEBDN. Working and studying during a pandemic has been challenging in all aspects.  The reduction of routine care really took an impact on the amount of opportunities there were for me to apply fluoride and also to be able to treat a wide...

Motherhood and Education

26th October 2020 | Student Blogs

As a woman, I pride myself on multitasking. Juggling the nursey drop off, working part time and keeping my home clean with a stocked fridge. I didn’t think it possible to add any more to my busy weekly schedule. Until Covid-19 struck! After the novelty of being permanently at home with my family during lockdown I began to miss my work. My surgery, my patients, my input and skills, I missed everything that was my normal. I started to revaluate my working life and how important my career...

Core Beam Computed Tomograpghy (CBCT) in Dentistry

19th October 2020 | Training

Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a medical imaging technique where multiple X-ray images are taken and then combined to form a 3D representation of the target. CBCT has become increasingly important in the treatment, planning and diagnosis especially in implant dentistry. During dental/orthodontic imaging, the CBCT scanner rotates around the patient's head, obtaining up to 600 distinct images.  The scanning software collects the data and reconstructs it, producing something that...

IR(ME)R – Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations

2nd October 2020 | Training

Dentistry has used X-Rays for over 100 years to assist with diagnosis and treatment planning.  Radiation is extremely dangerous in large doses.  But when used in small doses, such as dental x-rays, the benefits far out way the risks.  Patients are often concerned about having an x-ray taken.  Therefore, reassurance may need to be provided stating that the low level of radiation, used for a fraction of a second, make x-rays an essential diagnostic tool. How X-rays work X-rays pass...

About Dental Training Ltd

21st September 2020 | Dental News

Hi I thought I would write a blog about us - Dental Training Ltd. Both Aimee and I are registered dental nurses.  So we know what its like to want to further your career but not be able to do so because of money!  That is why we like to offer interest free payment plans on all of our NEBDN post graduate courses!  You pay the deposit of £195.00.  The balance is paid monthly until just before your exams.  You can even chose a monthly amount and then work out when you can sit the exam...

Dental CPD – Continuing Professional Development

8th September 2020 | Training

The General Dental Council require members to maintain a level of professionalism by completing "Continuing Professional Development (CPD)" annually.  CPD is mandatory for all dental professionals in the UK. It requires dental staff to lock in hours of verifiable CPD training. CPD is about keeping your knowledge and skills as a dental professional up to date ensuring a professional service is given to all dental patients.  CPD for dental professionals is defined as lectures, seminars,...

Dental Implant Courses for Nurses

25th August 2020 | Training

Implant dentistry is a highly specialised dental skill that combines surgical skills with restorative expertise.  A dental implant is the surgical component that allows the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor.  Cases require meticulous planning and exacting standards to ensure an optimum result for each patient. Therefore, high quality training is essential for a nurse to assist the dentist in a professional manner.  A dental...

Dental Exam Revision

11th August 2020 | Training

Well its nearly time for the post graduate exams to take place, if your anything like me you hate doing revision but it is so important so that’s why I have put together this little blog of ideas and ways to help prepare for the big day The NEBDN have provided a reading list for your course.  Please ensure that you have read at least one of the recommended reading books.  Some  of the books you can download for free and some will be available on Amazon or other booksellers.  There...

Preparation for dental exams

16th July 2020 | Dental News, Training

We know how difficult it is to revise and the preparation for dental exams is vital.  This is made harder during the COVID-19 pandemic.  There are so many distractions when forced to be housebound .  Even putting the washing on becomes an event! Practise exams are recognised as being an excellent method of revision.  It tests your knowledge on the subject without the stress of an exam environment. Dental exam revision To help people going though dental qualification, we have set up...