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The Dental Work Experience Library - WEX Library The Dental Work Experience Library - WEX Library

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The Dental Work Experience Library

Categories: Dental
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About Course

Dental Mentor are committed to ensuring that students still have the opportunity to gain valuable insight into dental careers and high quality application support, even in these difficult times. As part of the UK's largest medical family, we welcome you to participate in our free virtual work experience programme.

Welcome to Dental Mentor Smiles Dentistry Practice, this is your first day joining our team for your four day work experience. Our dental team comprised of three dentists, dental nurse, receptionist and hygienist will guide you through 'A day in the life of general practice'. You will meet our patients as they come in for routine and elective dental treatment.

As well as being shown a variety of procedures, like root canal treatment close up, a dental bridge being crafted to restore a smile, you will also learn how best to reassure paediatric patients in the dental environment, how to educate patients on maximising oral health & ensure patients are aware of the range of treatments you can offer.

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What Will You Learn?

  • Insight into the Dental profession
  • Core skills needed to be a dentist
  • High fidelity simulations
  • Teaching sessions from practising dental professionals
  • Recorded Q & A sessions
  • Interviews with dentists
  • Clinical teaching sessions

Course Content

New Patients
Welcome to Dental Mentor Smiles Dentistry Practice, this is your first day joining our team for your four day work experience. Our dental team comprised of three dentists, dental nurse, receptionist and hygienist will guide you through 'A day in the life of general practice'. You will meet our patients as they come in for routine and elective dental treatment. As well as being shown a variety of procedures, like root canal treatment close up, a dental bridge being crafted to restore a smile, you will also learn how best to reassure paediatric patients in the dental environment, how to educate patients on maximising oral health & ensure patients are aware of the range of treatments you can offer.

  • Welcome to Dental Mentor
    06:17
  • What to Expect
    08:17
  • Simulation No. 1 - John Smith
    20:40
  • Dental Procedure - Tooth reconstruction
    34:23
  • Patient History
    26:22
  • Simulation No. 2 - Naomi Abrams
    15:07
  • Dental Teamwork
    21:30
  • Simulation No. 3 - Harry Singh
    42:48
  • Paediatric Dentistry
    10:48
  • Simulation No. 4 - Team Support
    09:09
  • Dental Team Debrief
    23:23
  • Interview with a Dentist
    10:31

Paediatric & Dental Surgery
Join us at Dental Mentor Smiles Surgery and see the progress of our patient cases as well as the introduction of new patients. Todays surgery includes management of an extremely anxious patients, gum disease and wisdom tooth problems. With specialty interviews with dentists who specialise in paediatric dentistry and oral surgery.

Public Health & Oral Pathology

Dental Hygiene, Dentures & Difficult Decisions
Our programme concludes with resolution of all patient cases including post oral cancer care rehab and how to navigate difficult conversations. There will be a focus on reflection with a walk-through debrief of one patient interaction. Our specialty spotlight interviews continue with dentists who specialise in restorative dentistry and oral medicine.

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FS
4 months ago
This course provided an amazing and invaluable insight into the variety of different treatments and interactions dentists carry out. I was able to learn and expand my knowledge on the differnt roles and responsibilities of the membrers of the dental team as well as see how they are able to self reflect and improve their care for the benefit of their patients.
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