Courses and Seminars

KCH Award in Fluoride Application

Course Overview

This course provides the practical and theoretical knowledge and skills needed for dental nurses to competently apply topical fluoride to adult and child patients, from a prescription of a dentist or as part of a community project. Participants attend 1 day of training, complete online modules via our DTEC Virtual Learning Environment, and complete a electronic portfolio of evidence.

Course tutor:
Susan Jones
9.00am - 4.30pm

Students are expected to complete the course within 3 months

Lecture Room

Suitable for:
Dental Nurses registered with the GDC


"Thoroughly enjoyed the course and would definitely recommend it to my colleagues. The Teaching Team at King’s is excellent "

The course covers

  • Introduction to Clinical Patient Management
  • Oral Disease
  • Preventative Dentistry
  • Topical Fluoride

There are a maximum of 12 places available on this course.

Learning outcomes

  • Be competent in the safe selection and dosage of topical fluoride and have the knowledge of how to deal with an acute overdose of fluoride vanish
  • Be familiar with the aetiology of dental disease and the principles of prevention
  • Demonstrate competency in safely applying fluoride through completion of a electronic portfolio of experience
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding through set assignments.

Training dates

You will be expected to attend training on:-

Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Entry requirements

  • GDC Registration Number
  • Self motivation
  • Time to complete a electronic portfolio of experience
  • A supportive employer and supervising dentist who can act as a witness for you
  • Access to adults and children requiring topical fluoride application
  • Access to a PC, the internet and Microsoft Word.

Before enrolling onto the course, you must have access to:

  • 3 adult patients
  • 7 child/young adult patients
  • Up to date Basic Life Support Certificate and evidence of CPD.


  • Online modules
  • A complete electronic portfolio of experience

How to apply

For documentation on how to apply please download the application form here: Fluoride 2024

This can be emailed to Please send all documentation using the same method.

Any applications received with missing documents will not be processed and will be returned directly to the applicant.

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

Further information

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