The course takes place over 12 days:
8 May 2014
& 22 May 2014
& 12 June 2014
& 10 July 2014
& 11 September 2014
& 9 October 2014
& 13 November 2014
& 4 December 2014
& 22 January 2015
& 12 February 2015
& 26 February 2015
& 19 March 2015
Tel: +44 (0)20 7905 1234
A 12 day course that deals with problems presenting by sporting injuries to the dentition, prevention of problems, the oral health of elite athletes and their performance, and the role that the general dental practitioner can play with local sports clubs. Featuring didactic teaching, hands-on sessions in clinical skills labs, and attendance at specialist centres.
What will I learn?
The course aims to highlight the knowledge and skills required to assess, treatment plan and treat patients who require advice about sports dentistry.
Why should I study this course at the Institute?
There are very few centres of excellence providing the in-depth knowledge and expertise that this course aspires to. The course has been running for almost 10 years and has developed general dental practitioner skills in sports dentistry, equipping them to work with all standards of athletes.
Availability: 12 day course
Verifiable CPD: 72 hours.
- Aetiology of dental trauma in sport
- The role of the general dental practitioner in trauma
- Dealing with dental trauma
- Head injuries
- Prevention of dental trauma
- Dealing with soft tissue injuries
- Composite restorative techniques
- Dietary influences and drug abuse in sport
- The physiological and psychological aspects of injured athletes
- The role of the general dental practitioner with professional and amateur athletes
Teaching and learning
The course is delivered via lectures, hands-on training and personal participation.
Applicants must hold an approved dental 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?
course is aimed at general dental practitioners who wish to improve and enhance
skills in the bespoke field of sports dentistry. Any practitioner either
wishing to develop an attachment to a local sports club or who has already
secured a role will benefit from this course, as will practitioners
interested in developing skills in dealing with athletes at all levels.