Oral Health Education (NEBDN Certificate)

Course date

06 Oct 2017

About the course

In order to deliver clear oral health messages, you will be required to be able to communicate effectively with a range of patients with various oral health care needs.

This qualification provides theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for the provision of oral health education by the dental nurse in the workplace. Practical experience is gained under the supervision of a dentist.

Feedback from previous candidates:

"Really enjoyed studying for my OHE certificate under brilliant guidance and teaching and would definitely recommend course to others".

"Course really interesting and fulfilling".

You will be expected to attend the Centre on the following dates:
  • Friday 6 October 2017
  • Friday 3 November 2017
  • Friday 8 December 2017
  • Friday 12 January 2018
  • Friday 2 February 2018
  • Friday 9 March 2018
  • Friday 6 April 2018
  • Friday 11 May 2018
  • Friday 8 June 2018
  • Friday 13 July 2018
  • Friday 7 September 2018
  • Exam date (TBC)
Suitable for

GDC Registered Dental Nurses

Course objectives

This course will cover:

  • The aetiology of oral disease
  • Practical tips on how to prevent oral disease
  • Health Promotion
  • Planning and evaluating Oral Health Education sessions
  • Resources

By the end of this course dental nurses will be able to:

  • Discuss the cause and prevention of specific Oral Diseases
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Have awareness of current reports, guidelines and research
  • Undertake an examination to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of Oral Health Education
  • Demonstrate competency in providing Oral Health Education to patients through completion of a Record of Competence.
Entry requirements
  • GDC Registration Number
  • Access to patients for Oral Health Education
  • Self motivation
  • Supportive employer who will supervise you in your workplace
  • Good communication skills

To achieve the qualification you will need:

  • Attend 80% of the course dates
  • Successful completion of NEBDN Record of Competence which includes 1 x 2500 case study and 1 x 1000 account of the delivery of an exhibition/display in the workplace
  • Achieve pass mark in the NEBDN written examination
CPD hours


Course times

09:30 – 16:30


Lecture Room,
3rd Floor Dental Extension,
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,
Caldecot Road
London SE5 9RW


£995 (including NEBDN registration & examination fees)

How to apply

Please download and complete our application formand applicant checklist to apply for the course. Please ensure you read and complete all sections of the application form. Please note that any forms received into the centre that are incomplete will be returned.

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Please note that prices may be subject to change.

For further information on the seminar please email Carol White or Maxine Durr at or call 020 3299 1611 to speak with a member of the team.

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