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Dental Academy CPD evenings for dental care professionals

Important dates for your diary!

Please note the following dates in your calendar for 2011 when the Dental Academy will be hosting a series of evening CPD courses for dental care professionals. 

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A Guide to Minor Oral Surgery & Implant Surgery in the General Practice Environment
Friday 24 September 2010

This course is essential for General Dental Practitioners who want to improve their skills and gain more confidence in dento-alveolar surgery. The day will cover the following:

  • Third molar & apical surgery
  • Extractions and avoiding ‘disasters’
  • Medical history, pharmacology & local anaesthesia
  • An overview of current implant surgical techniques including sinus & block grafting

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Application of Topical Fluoride Varnish by Dental Nurses
October 2010, January 2011, March 2011

A Collaboration between NESC and the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy.

This course aims to provide the knowledge and practical skills required for the safe application of topical fluoride varnish by dental nurses in either a clinical setting or in community.  The course is split into two modules, the first module is classroom-based teaching and the second module consists of simulation seminars and lectures in a phantom head laboratory.  On successful completion of both modules, portfolio and examination, participating dental nurses will receive a certificate of competency from the University of Portsmouth, Dental Academy.

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Cutting Edge Root Canal Preparation
Friday 26 November 2010

Cutting Edge Root Canal Preparation

This contemporary endodontics course will provide hands-on training in:

• Microbiological aetiology of root canal infection 
• Disinfection and preparation of the root canal system
• Obturation and restoration

All participants are required to bring a minimum of three molars accessed ready for root canal treatment. When the root canals are located they must only be instrumented with a number 10 hand file. 


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Dental Caries: New Concepts in Diagnosis & Management
Friday 28 January 2011

This course will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about dental caries. You will gain an insight into the various techniques which may be employed to detect early caries, how to monitor such lesions and when to restore the tooth with a filling.

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Other CPD Courses for the Dental Team

Details of further NESC courses to be held at the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy - PortDEC

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