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Oral Health Science

Inverness College UHI

Venues

Inverness New Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

The role of dental hygienists and dental therapists is varied. You will provide clinical and educational care in the community, including prevention, fillings and treatment for periodontal (gum) disease.. Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team are essential.

You will receive a thorough understanding in all aspects of dental care including the latest in practical skills and procedures. Delivered from our purpose-built dental buildings in Inverness, Stornoway and Dumfries, you will have access to state-of-the-art equipment and a highly skilled team of clinical and academic staff.

Entry Requirements

4 Highers at BBBB including a science subject, preferably Biology or Human Biology and English plus English at National 5 (if not held at Higher).

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

There is a serious shortage of dental therapists working within the NHS and completion of the BSc Oral Health Science will enable you to take advantage of the many opportunities in the sector.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

B750

Course Length

3 years

Department

Education, Health and Social Care

SCQF Level

9

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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