Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. Who is the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing for?
A1. Registered Dental Nurses who work in a dental practice offering dental implant treatment and want to progress their careers to assist in this area of dentistry.
Q2. How long is the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing course?
A2. This dental nurse course will take six months, during which you are required to attend six 3-hour classes (live online with a tutor) once a month.
Q3. What job could I get at the end of the dental implant course?
A3. A qualified dental nurse who has been awarded the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing has the title of “Dental Implant Nurse” and has the clinical skills and knowledge to support in dental implant treatment in any clinical dental setting, be it NHS practice, hospital or private care. A dental nurse may consider working in dental practice offering dental implants, all-on-4/6 and other surgical dental treatments. Additionally, the role could expand non-clinically to a treatment coordinator role.
Q4. When is the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing exam?
A4. Examinations are held twice a year in March and September.
Q5. Electronic Record of Competence (RoC)
A5. You will be required to complete a work-based electronic Record of Competence (RoC). There are four sections to the RoC:
- Practical Competence Assessment Sheets (PCAS)
- Case Studies
- Directly Observed Clinical Skills (DOCS) Assessments
- Supplementary Outcomes
Q6. What is the cost of the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing?
- The SmileWisdom fee for the course is £900 (including VAT).
- The NEBDN Exam fee of £205 is payable in addition to the SmileWisdom fee.
- The deposit of £150 is not refundable, nor transferable.
- 6 monthly payments each of £125 is payable by the end of each month. The first payment is due the month of starting the course.
- The total course fee of £900 is payable should you leave the course at any time, less any amount already paid.
- If your course is completed, yet you continue to attend the lessons for any reason the £125 monthly fees will continue.
- Should you decide to move to another course cohort, i.e., at a different time or day, there will be a fee of £99.
- Fees are payable at the end of the calendar month. A late payment fee of £10 (incl. VAT) per week or part week, will apply from the 1st of the following month.
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Q7. What is the cost of the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing exam?
A7. The current NEBDN exam fee is £205. This is in addition to the SmileWisdom tuition fee.
Q8. Who is the tutor?
A8. Ewa Assaker (MD, Dip. DN, PTLLS, CTLLS) is our Dental Implant Nursing tutor. Our expert trainers/tutors are all NEBDN-approved.
Q9. Is there a minimum level of education?
A9. Yes. You must be a registered dental nurse with the General Dental Council (GDC). You must have a valid First Aid/Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate of completion.
Q10. Do I need a work placement
A10. You must have a supportive employer to supervise your electronic Record of Competence (RoC) completion.
Q11. Where does the training take place?
A11. It takes place live online in a virtual classroom with your tutor and other students. Everyone’s camera will be on, so you can all see each other. You will be able to ask questions and engage with your tutor directly through the online classroom, just like you would in real life.
Our live online study platform means you can study with us from anywhere in the UK without having to spend time and money on commuting. Perfect if you are looking to combine good quality education with a busy lifestyle.
Q12. What is the structure of the exam?
A12. It is a 90-minute written examination composed of two sections:
Part A – 45 multiple choices questions (MCQ)
Part B – 30 extended matching questions (EMQ)
Examinations are held twice a year in March and September.
Q13. What must I do to be awarded the qualification?
A13. In order to be awarded this qualification, you must:
- Attend the live online classes with your tutor
- Complete and satisfy the requirements of the RoC
- Pass the exam
Q14. What will the Dental Implant Nursing qualification allow me to do?
A14. Essentially, this qualification will allow you to competently assist with the provision of dental implant treatment.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the role of implant techniques in dentistry
- Understand the range of control of pain and anxiety techniques
- Understand the importance and influence that the patients’ general health may have on the use of dental implants
- Demonstrate the knowledge to assist with effective dental implantology
- Understand the importance of complying with contemporary guidance relating to the environment, facilities and equipment
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of the issues involved in the scientific basis of dental implants
- Assist in the assessment of patients who require dental implants
- Practice effective and safe dental implant nursing
- Remain calm, decisive and purposeful whilst handling difficulties or complications
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To enrol on the course you will need to:
- Be a registered dental nurse with the General Dental Council (GDC)
- Be legally allowed to work in the UK
- Have a supportive employer to supervise your electronic Records of Competence (RoC) completion
- Have a valid First Aid/Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate of completion
- Be competent in written and spoken English to be able to communicate effectively with patients, their families and dental and healthcare professionals.
- Be self-motivated