Certificate in Implant Dental Nursing

Course Syllabus

Dental nurse course overview

Your Interest


  • Help with CV & employment
  • Hands on learning
  • Experience dental trainer
  • Outside of working hours

 Dental Nurse Implant 

Knowledge and critical understanding

  • 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.

Practical skills (gained in your practice)

  • 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.

Record of Competence (RoC)

You are required to complete a work-based Record of Competence (RoC). There are four sections to the Record of Competence:

  • Practical Competence Assessment Sheets (PCAS)
  • Case Studies
  • Directly Observed Clinical Skills (DOCS) Assessments
  • Supplementary outcomes


  • This is a 90 min written examination composed of two sections:
  • Part A – 50 multiple choice questions (MCQ)
  • Part B – 30 extended matching questions (EMQ).

Examinations are held twice a year in March and September

Is This Course for me?

This course is perfect for you if:

  • You would like to make a positive contribution to the dental health of the local population
  • You wish to learn how to maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness and health and safety
  • You enjoy interacting with different people as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • You are looking for a qualification that leads to employment

Award of Qualification

In order to be awarded this qualification, you must:

  1. Complete and satisfy the requirements of the Record of Competence (RoC)
  2. Pass both examinations

When are where

Duration:   –   1 year
Starts date:  – For course dates & information please email [email protected] or call 0207 205 2299


Central London:
Hosted at The BDA
64 Wimpole Street,

Awarding Body:
National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN)


Course Fees 

  1. The SmileWisdom fee for the course is £1,295.00 (including VAT).
  2. The NEBDN Exam fee is payable in addition to the SmileWisdom fee.
  3. The deposit of £295 is not refundable, nor transferable.
  4. 10 monthly payments each of £100 is payable by the end of each month. The first payment is due the month of starting the course.
  5. The total course fee of £1,295 is payable should you leave the course at anytime, less any amount already paid.
  6. If your course is completed, yet you continue to attend the lessons for any reason the £100 monthly fees will continue.  
  7. Should you decide to move to another course cohort, i.e., a different time or day there will be a fee of £99.00.
  8. Fees are payable at the end of the calendar month. A late payment fee of £5 (incl. Vat) per week or part week, will apply from the 1st of the following month.

Contact [email protected] or call 0207 205 2299

Previous Student Testimonials

Before I started the course, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Now, that I’m at the sixth lecture, I’m certain that I made the right choice. I couldn’t have picked better than this. I was so lucky to meet Becky, Ewa and our wonderful teacher, Liz. The lectures are more and more interesting with every class. Liz makes the learning process so fun and easy. Thank you, Smile Wisdom!”