Information for prospective students:

Hire rooms and skills labs:

Course dates

The course takes place over two days and is available:

11-12 September 2015

Course Leaders

Dr Jeanie Suvan
Mrs Ruth Glover

Contact details

Marjorie Kelly


Tel: +44 (0)20 7905 1234

Course fees


Periodontology: Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy

A two day course teaching efficient mechanical instrumentation for best patient and operator health.

What will I learn?

The course is designed to improve the periodontal skills of dental therapists and dental hygienists. It will teach the fundamental principles about how different instruments are designed to function, and how small details in technique can lead to dramatic improvements in the quality of results. At the same time, participants will learn how technique is critical to maximizing efficiency and minimizing strain and fatigue.

Why should I study this course at the Institute?

Instruction takes place in state of the art facilities, including a fully equipped phantom head skills lab. Teaching is provided by leading specialists, and is grounded in evidence-based dentistry with a teaching approach based upon clinical cases.

Structure: Two days.

Verifiable CPD: 12 hours.

Core content

Lecture/interactive Session

  • Update Pathogenesis and Classification of Periodontal Disease

Practical/discussion Sessions

  • Therapy Objectives and Context
  • Patient Assessment
  • Refined Instrumentation Techniques
  • Instrumentation on Phantom Head
  • Case discussion

Teaching and learning

The course is delivered through a combination of skills laboratory hands-on training and interactive sessions.

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold an approved dental therapy or hygiene qualification.

How to apply

Applications are accepted by post or fax.  Please follow the application guidelines.

Applications are accepted until the start date depending on availability. This course operates on a first come first serve basis.

Who can apply?

The course is aimed at dental therapists and hygienists who wish to improve their skills in treating the more difficult periodontal cases.