Courses in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry

Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry

A highly respected, well-established, comprehensive programme with close personal attention from our renowned speakers and tutors; this course will be a tangible benefit for your patients and a gateway for progression to specialist training

Are you a foundation dentist or a general dental practitioner looking to enhance your restorative dental skills and deliver to the excellent care standards which are the hallmark of FGDP Postgraduate programmes?

If so, the Diploma in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry, which is widely recognised by the profession will guide you through an extensive programme of learning and skills acquisition supported by a leadership team of eminent presenters and tutors.  It provides the gateway to developing specialist techniques which will enhance your range of patient care and grow the expertise within your practice. It will enhance your ability to operate to Level 2 advanced restorative skills that are commensurate with national commissioning guidelines.

The Diploma runs over two years, and provides comprehensive foundational learning in the first year, providing the tools to critically appreciate the theory of Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry.  The Certificate in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry will be awarded on successful completion of Year one. It will complement your work based practice through a series of activities that have been designed to embed the learning acquired in the attended units.

Year two builds on the learning base and will develop your techniques and your skills in restorative treatments.  The range of the new capabilities that you should be able to demonstrate in providing patient care – and the list is not exhaustive - includes:

  • accepting restorative referrals
  • complex endodontics
  • implant rehabilitation
  • occlusal reorganisation
  • thermal obturation of root canals
  • splint therapy

The success of the programme lies in the planning of learning, assessment, case workshops, clinical interventions and expert support that all students receive.  The programme sets a quality standard to assist commissioners seeking dentists with enhanced restorative skills.



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