CPD dental nurses

CPD Course –Impression Taking for Dental Nurses

This 3 hour CPD course will provide qualified GDC registered dental nurses the theoretical knowledge and skills needed in order to competently take impressions of patients to the prescription of a dentist.

Objectives of this CPD course

  • Clinical patient management
  • Dental impression materials
  • Selection of impression material and trays
  • Restorative dentistry procedures
  • Cross-infection control and handling of dental impressions
  • Impression techniques
  • Impression errors

Course Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of restorative procedures
  • Identify the most suitable impression materials to be used for each of the restorative procedures
  • Demonstrate competency in safely taking dental impressions under the prescription of a dentist

Live with a tutor on Zoom
or in your dental practice

In-practice Training:
From £975 incl. VAT (plus travel)
Contact us for a bespoke quote

On Zoom training:
From £675 incl. VAT
Contact us for a bespoke quote

Course Tutor – Ewa Assaker

Who is the course suitable for?

This course is only suitable for GDC registered dental nurses.

A copy of your GDC Registration Certificate will be required to participate in this course


Benefits of taking Dental Impression Making course for dental nurses

  • Understand one of the most widely used skills in dentistry
  • Be skilled in taking any type of dental impression under the prescription of a dentist
  • Gain knowledge on the history of impression taking
  • Understand all the groups of impression materials such as impression paste, alginate, hydrocolloids, silicone, addition silicone, polyether and vinyl-polyether hybrids
  • Be up to speed on the evolution of new impression taking materials
  • Confidence to select correct trays and impression techniques for each patient
  • Be able to effectively troubleshoot when taking impressions
  • Ability to undertake more hands-on clinical work

Your Course Tutor – Ewa Assaker

SmileWisdom Dental Nurse Training - teacher

“This is one our most popular courses! Being competent in impression taking is an everyday necessity within a dental practice.”

Up to date knowledge of CPD courses looks great on your CV and makes you a better dental nurse. If you loved this course have you considered taking your NEBDN postgraduate certificate in dental implant nursing?

A great addition to this course and your further learning would be, Cross Infection Control.

Please email us or call 0207 205 2299 if you would like to get more information on this course or to arrange in-practice training for your Team.

*Live Online lectures take place in a ‘virtual classroom’ on our teaching platform.

Our live online study mode means you can study with us from anywhere in the UK. Our advanced teaching platform will enable you to feel like you are in a real classroom, without having to spend time and money on commuting. Perfect if you are looking to combine good quality education with a busy lifestyle. There is no requirement to submit a portfolio of work in order to obtain your CPD certification, completion of the course however is essential.

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