NEBDN Certificate Courses for Qualified Dental Nurses

NEBDN Certificate courses are the perfect choice for qualified dental nurses looking to increase their knowledge, progress their careers and get more involved in patient care.

Dental Radiography

Dental nurses will gain skills  to act under prescription as an IR(ME)R operator in order to take intra-oral and extra-oral radiographs of patients.

Dental Implant Nursing

Dental Implant Course

For qualified dental nurses to gain valuable knowledge and expertise to assist in dental implant procedures and be involved in a surgical environment

Oral Health Education

For qualified dental nurses  interested in gaining the critical knowledge and practical skills  to provide effective oral health education to patients.

Orthodontic Nursing

Dental nurses will gain valuable knowledge and expertise to assist with orthodontic dental procedures.

Dental Sedation Nursing

Giving dental nurses gain valuable knowledge and expertise to assist in procedures with dental sedation

SmileWisdom offers Post-Registration or Post-graduate NEBDN qualifications recognised by many employers. The purpose of these qualifications is to advance qualified dental nurses in their specialist education studies within dental nursing, allowing you to demonstrate your knowledge, skills and professional attributes. Post-Registration qualifications support personal development and enhance skills for career progression

As part of your training, you will be required to complete an online portfolio (RoC) providing evidence of performing clinical tasks relevant to your Post-Registration course. You will need the support of your employer/dental care professional who is appropriately trained in your Post-Registration qualification to be able to complete this effectively.

SmileWisdom is accredited against NEBDN high standards, ensuring that you get a fully supported learning experience.

SmileWisdom Post-graduate courses are all live online offering full interaction with your tutor and other students.

Post-Registration entry requirements:

  • Be registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) or the Irish Dental Council (IDC)
  • Be able to meet the work-based clinical requirements of the Record of Competence (RoC), by being employed as a dental nurse.


  • Post-Registration qualifications require an end of course examination which are held online. These exams are made up of Multiple-Choice Questions and Extended Matching Questions.  Examinations are typically held twice a year in March and September. All exams are online – no need to travel
  • An online portfolio of evidence and practical experience in the form of a detailed Record of Competence (RoC)
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