Orthodontic Nursing | NEBDN Certificate

Date: 09 April 2020
Time: 9.30am - 5.00pm (See below for training dates)
Duration: 11 Months
Location: Lecture Room, 3rd Floor Dental Extension, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Caldecot Road, London, SE5 9RW
Price: £1,100
CPD: All days attended are verifiable CPD hours
Suitable for: Dental Nurses registered with the GDC who work with patients requiring fixed and removable orthodontic treatment
Syllabus: Available from the NEBDN website

Course overview

This course is for registered dental nurses who routinely assist during orthodontic procedures. This will give trainees the ability to to practice competently and give them a greater understanding of orthodontic procedures.

The course covers:

  • Types of orthodontic treatment (fixed and removable)
  • Orthodontic records
  • Clinical photography
  • Interdisciplinary care
  • Legislation
  • Oral health education.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • State the aims, limitations, risk and benefits or orthodontic treatment
  • Provide oral health instructions
  • Trace cephalometric radiographs
  • Prepare patients for and take clinical photographs
  • Demonstrate competence in assisting with the treatment of patients undergoing orthodontic treatment through the completion of a Record of Experience.

What our trainees say

“Really enjoyed the course”
“Very supportive and helpful tutors”
“Very high standards of learning”
“Great experience, very informative and interesting”

Training dates

You will be expected to attend training on:

  • 09 April 2020
  • 07 May 2020
  • 04 June 2020
  • 01 July 2020
  • 10 September 2020
  • 08 October 2020
  • 05 November 2020
  • 03 December 2020
  • 07 January 2021
  • 11 February 2021
  • March 2021 – exam

Entry requirements

  • GDC registration
  • Access to 50 orthodontic cases, including a minimum of 10 fixed, 10 removable and 5 functional
  • Self motivation
  • Supportive employer who will supervise you in your workplace


To gain the qualification you will need to:

  • Attend 80% of course dates
  • Successfully complete a NEBDN Record of Experience, including 2 2,000-word case studies
  • Achieve a pass in the NEBDN written examination.

Further Information

If you are interested in joining our mailing list, please email adding ‘Mailing List – Dental Orthodontic Nursing’ in the subject line to kch-tr.DentalTeamEducationCentre@nhs.net

How to apply

  1. Read the Employer Information Sheet – Orthodontic Nursing
  2. Download and complete the application form
  3. Download and complete the checklist form
  4. Pay online (full payment or course deposit) or provide company PO
  5. Submit the completed application and your confirmation of payment. This can be posted, or emailed to kch-tr.DentalTeamEducationCentre@nhs.net. Please send all documentation using the same method.
  6. You will receive a confirmation email up to 3 working days from submission.