Application of Fluoride Varnish

1/2 Day Attendance - Plus 2 Case Studies

and a Record of Experience

Blackburn - Saturday 2nd April 2022 - 13:00 - 16:00

Manchester - Saturday 23rd April 2022 - 13:00 - 16:00

£100  (Discounts may apply)

Course Location & Dates

Smart Dental Academy

LA Southworth Dental Practice

21 Richmond Terrace

Blackburn

BB1 7BL

Smart Dental Academy

86 Daveyhulme Road East

Stretford

Manchester

M32 0DJ

Dual Course Option 

We are pleased to offer our Impression Taking Course from 09:00 - 12:30

Delegates will receive a 20% discount if attending BOTH courses on the same day, (booking details below)

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to provide training for registered dental nurses, to become competent and confident in the application of fluoride varnish under the prescription of a dentist or as part of a structured oral health programme.

Role Requirements

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Course Components

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Course Content

The course is currently held at both Manchester and Blackburn academies. Both facilities are equipped with a surgery, to afford the candidates the opportunity of hands on experience, applying a substitute varnish on the day.

We also offer "in house" training, for 5 or more candidates. Smart Dental Academy will provide the practical skills and theoretical knowledge required, in order for dental nurses to competently apply topical fluoride to adult and child patients under prescription from the dentist.

This is a blended learning course in which students are expected to complete work from home and in the surgery.

• Students will be required to apply fluoride varnish to 12 patients, under the supervision of a registered dental professional.

• This is a half day course and in total you will gain 9 hours of verifiable CPD.

• Students will be required to complete a case study of approximately 2,000 words and to complete charting notes.

• The recommended timescale for the completion of this course is 8-12 weeks.

Course Content

• Introduction to Clinical Patient Management

• Oral Disease

• Preventative Dentistry

• Topical Fluoride

Following completion of the course the candidates will:

• Competently and safely apply topical fluoride varnish on patient’s, following completion of a portfolio of experience and from following a prescription from the Dentist.

• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of today’s course subject through the set assignments.

• Acknowledge the aetiology of dental disease and the principles of prevention.

• Competently deal with an acute overdose of fluoride vanish.

• Show knowledge of how to advise patients accordingly to their needs, with regard to need and correct use of Fluoride at home.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to enrol on the course, students must be GDC-registered, must be employed and have indemnity and there must be a registered dental professional able and willing to supervise them.

Booking & Payment

Smart Dental Academy also deliver an Impression Taking Course, which you may be eligible to attend at a reduced fee of just £80, having attending the academy for the Certificate in Fluoride Application.

The cost of the course including certification is £100. You will receive a 10% discount, for each additional candidate, with a FREE place offered to the 5th candidate, when 4 or more places are booked.

Smart Dental Care staff members are entitled to a 20% discount -Smart Dental Academy Partner practices (external apprentice placements) are entitled to a 10% discount -  - Please contact Nickie Thompson directly for discount code.

Please see below to book a place

*Full payment will be required at time of booking

Should you wish to book a place on BOTH courses (discount code available), or you require any further information,  please contact:

Nickie Thompson – Programme Director - nickie.thompson@smartdentalacademy.co.uk

Terms & Conditions

If you are unable to attend a course that you have paid for, you must notify Smart Dental Academy at nickie.thompson@smartdentalacademy.co.uk 

Notice period and fees payable

In the event of a cancellation 7 days notice must be given (wherever possible) in this case a  full refund will be given.

In the event of a cancellation where less than 7 days, but more than 3 days notice is given, 50% of the course fee will be refunded.

Where less than 72 hours notice is given, payments are non-refundable, although we may offer an alternative course date.

For non-attendance due to sickness, an alternative date will be offered.

We reserve the right to cancel the course at short notice, should unforeseen circumstances occur, an alternative date will be arranged.

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