e-Den for Dentistry Training

e-Den online dental course features interactive learning sessions that cover all aspects of the dental curriculum, from patient assessment through to periodontal disease and teeth restoration. It is aimed at dental trainees but it also contributes towards continuing professional development for qualified dentists, hygienists, nurses and technicians. The programme has been produced by the Faculty of Dental Surgery, of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and Health Education England.

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An e-Learning Resource for Dental Trainees and Practitioners

Using Dentistry (e-Den), learners can gain experience in the assessment, diagnosis and management of a wide variety of dental issues as well as softer skills such as communication. The sessions are packed with images, animations and self-assessment questions, which help to embed learning and understanding. The learning content is written by leading dental professionals.

Course Content

This online dental training programme is arranged into 12 modules. Individual Modules available, please contact us for details.

Module 1 – Patient Assessment

  • Profiling the Patient
  • Assessment Methods and Techniques
  • Good Practice
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Module 2 – Human Diseases/Medical and Dental Emergencies

  • Medical Topics and Dentistry
  • Medical Emergencies in Dentistry

Module 3 – Anxiety and Pain Control in Dentistry

  • Principles of Dental Pain
  • Mediators of Central Pain
  • Dental Local Anaesthesia
  • Dental Local Anaesthetic Technique
  • Management of Dental Pain
  • Non-pharmacological Anxiety Management
  • Intravenous Sedation
  • Inhalation Sedation
  • Dental General Anaesthesia

Module 4 – Periodontal Disease and Management

  • Aetiology of Periodontal Disease
  • Periodontal Diagnosis and Determination of Prognosis
  • Periodontal Treatment Options
  • Patient Education and Self-performed Plaque Control
  • Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy
  • Surgical Periodontal Therapy

Module 5 – Hard and Soft Tissue Surgery

  • Pre- and Post-operative Assessment
  • Exodontia
  • Surgical Dentistry
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Management of Unerupted, Impacted, Ectopic and Supernumerary Teeth
  • Management of Benign Soft Tissue Lesions

Module 6 – Surgical and Non-surgical Management of Head and Neck Disease

  • Accurate Drug History and Relevance of Allergies
  • Odontogenic Infections
  • Management of Oral Mucosal Diseases
  • Neoplastic and Non-neoplastic Disease of the Head and Neck
  • Craniofacial Pain Disorders

Module 7 – Management of the Developing Dentition

  • Oral Habits and Occlusal Trauma in the Mixed Dentition
  • Emergency Care and Management of Orthodontal Problems
  • Simple Removable Appliances
  • Contemporary Orthodontics
  • Normal Facial Growth and Dental Development
  • Abnormalities of Facial Growth and Dental Development
  • Orthodontic Indices
  • Assessment for Interceptive Treatment
  • Space Maintenance

Module 8 – Restoration of Teeth

  • Caries
  • Restoration of Permanent Teeth
  • Crowns
  • Restoration of Deciduous Teeth
  • Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Dental Biomaterials
  • Tooth Surface Loss
  • Endodontics
  • Dental Trauma

Module 9 – Replacement of Teeth

  • Bridgework
  • Occlusion
  • Complete Dentures
  • Partial Dentures
  • Implantology
  • Miscellaneous

Module 10 – Communication

  • Patient and the Family
  • Teamworking
  • Other Professionals

Module 11 – Professionalism

  • Ethics
  • Self
  • The Clinical Team and Peers

Module 12 – Management and Leadership

  • The Need for Effective Leadership and Management
  • Quality in Healthcare
  • Risk Management
  • Self-management
  • Change Management
  • Managing a Business
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Professional Practice
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