The Course is aimed at primary care dental practitioners providing support for those patients with dental anxiety and undertaking dentistry in a safe, effective and anxiety free manner.
It also aims to provide a recognised education and training programme that will equip dentists with the knowledge, skills and experience to safely and independently use conscious sedation techniques in their own clinics.
The course leads to the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Conscious Sedation in Dentistry.
For more information, please visit the programme website.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
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