Courses and Seminars

Introduction to Orthodontic Therapy

Course tutor:
Laura Baird, Ceri Burnett and Laura Cockerham
9.30am - 5.00pm

2 days

Kings College Hospital

Caldecot Rd



12 hours
Suitable for:
Any Qualified Dental Nurse wishing to apply for Orthodontic Therapy should consider attending this course first

The course covers

This course covers:

  • An introduction to the role of an Orthodontic Therapist
  • Hints and tips for the application and interview process
  • The role of an Orthodontic Therapist in Clinical Assessment
  • Practical session including bracket positioning and placing / tying in an arch wire

There are a maximum of 9 places available on this course.

Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Have a clear understanding of the role of an Orthodontic Therapist
  • Summarise the content of the Scope of Practice for Orthodontic Therapists
  • Describe the application and interview process for the Orthodontic Therapy course
  • Understand how to write a good application
  • Demonstrate how to perform well in an interview
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the purpose and process for an orthodontic clinical assessment
  • Understand the process for bracket and arch wire placement and practice these skills on a study model

Training dates

As above

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

GDC Registration Number.

An interest in Orthodontic Therapy


There is no assessment for this course.

How to apply

Application Forms are available from here.

Completed Application Forms should be emailed to:

You will receive a confirmation email up to 3 working days from submission.