Advanced Impression-Taking Course

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 09:00 am - 17:00 pm Central London

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Overview

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Hundreds of nurses have trained in impression-taking with Dental Nurse Network. The Advanced Impression-Taking Course is suited to registered dental nurses who aspire to treat patients directly and to take impressions under the prescription of a registered dentist or clinical dental technician. The course is suited to nurses working both in private settings and in the National Health Service.

You will practice taking the following impressions:

  • Alginate impressions
  • Putty impressions
  • Silicone bite impressions
  • Wax bite impressions

You will learn how to take impressions for the following applications:

  • Invisalign;
  • Six Months Smiles;
  • Study models;
  • Orthodontic appliances;
  • Retainers;
  • Dentures;
  • Bleaching trays;
  • Mouth guards.

The course includes:

  • A one-day workshop;
  • Online learning modules;
  • An impression-taking booklet;
  • A Record of Experience portfolio.

Record of Experience (ROE) portfolio:

To complete your Record of Experience, you will need to work under the supervision of a dentist or clinical dental technician who is willing to sign and write comments. You have up to six months to complete your portfolio. On completion, scan/e-mail or post a copy to Dental Nurse Network. Assessing the portfolio may take up to twenty-one working days. If the assessor does not grant a pass mark, you will be given feedback and instructions to take more impressions under supervision.