NEBDN Certificate in Oral Health Education (OHE, Plaque Indices and Fluoride Varnish Application)

 Next start date: 7 February 2022    749.00
 Flexible Distance Learning

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100% of our students passed the March 2021 and September 2021 NEBDN OHE exam.

This course includes the NEBDN accredited Oral Health Education course, the DNN Plaque Indices Course and the DNN Fluoride Varnish Application Course. This course is suited  to registered dental nurses who desire to become qualified oral health educators. The course is an excellent stepping stone towards retraining to become a hygienist. The course is comprised of online learning modules, a record of competence (which must be completed in clinic under supervision), and an online exam held in March and September each year.

Who Should Apply?

You should only apply for this course if you are employed, qualified, registered, indemnified and:

  1. Have access to five of the seven specified patient groups (see groups below);
  2. Are able to meet the NEBDN record of competence requirements - View here;
  3. Have access to one or more committed mentors/supervisors;
  4. Have the self-discipline required to complete the course;
  5. Have access to a computer and the internet;
  6. Feel you are motivated enough to complete the course;

 Patient Groups

  1. Pregnant/nursing mothers 
  2. Parents of preschool children (4 and under)
  3. Parents of primary school children (5 – 11) 
  4. Adolescent (12 – 15) 
  5. Adult (16 – 64)
  6. Seniors (65 and older)
  7. Special Needs / Medically compromised

Entry Requirements

We require enrolment documents before you can enrol onto this course.

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the below enrolment documents:

  1. Your GDC Registration;
  2. Application - click here
  3. NEBDN Service Level Agreement - click here
  4. NEBDN Training Monitoring Form - click here
  5. DNN Terms and Conditions - click here
  6. DNN Service Level Agreement - click here

Exam Centres: Final exams are now permanently online

Next available exam dates:

Friday 9 September 2022

Friday 10 March 2023

Exams are held in March and September of each year.


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