Periodontology: Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy

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



Two consecutive days.

13 hours verifiable CPD.

Each day will run approximately 9:30am - 5pm.

Course dates


Register your interest with the course administrator (details below)

Aims and objectives

The course aims to improve the periodontal skills of dental therapists and dental hygienists. 

Anticipated outcomes

Participants should:

  • be better informed about the fundamental principles of how different instruments are designed to function, and how small details in technique can lead to dramatic improvements in the quality of results
  • learn how technique is critical to maximizing efficiency and minimizing strain and fatigue.

Quality controls

All teachers on the Institute's courses are experienced professionals. All participants are asked to submit written feedback via a questionnaire at the end of the course, which is used to monitor the course's quality of teaching and value for money.

Teaching and assessment

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

Dr Jeanie Suvan and Mrs Ruth Glover are the Course Leaders.


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


All participants


BADT members


Entry requirements

Participants must hold an approved dental therapy or hygiene qualification.

How to book

Prospective participants should book online through UCL's Online Store. Before doing so, please ensure you have reviewed the above information. Full payment is required up front to reserve a place. Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Book now

Bookings will open when the next date is confirmed.

What happens next

Once you have completed your purchase through the Online Store, you will receive an email confirming your booking. The Course Administrator will send you a further email confirming arrival time and location.


Miss Marjorie Kelly
Course Administrator

+44 (0)20 7905 1234