87 th
World University Rankings 2020
91-100 th
World Reputation Rankings 2015
=9 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
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Dental Hygiene and Therapy - University of Bristol

Bristol Dental Hospital has a long-established history of training programmes in both dental hygiene and dental therapy. The BSc Dental Hygiene and Therapy provides an exciting opportunity to study alongside undergraduate students on the BDS Dentistry course. This three year degree comprises integrated and compulsory units of academic teaching, clinical skills and practice and dissertation. Year one provides essential preclinical teaching and training, as well as an introduction to personal and professional development and patient contact on the Periodontal Clinic. In year two, you will commence preclinical training in restorative techniques for adult patients together with the dental undergraduate students and, in your final term, you will begin restorative treatment of adult patients at the Dental Hospital. In your final year you will begin preclinical training in paediatric dentistry alongside continued clinical development, treating adult restorative and periodontal patients. You will be placed predominantly in community-based teaching clinics treating a wide range of patients with a variety of needs, working towards a holistic approach of patient management. You will complete an individual research project in an area of dentistry relevant to your role as a hygienist/therapist as well as completing your final modules in order to gain the BSc in Dental Hygiene and Therapy.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,BristolUnited Kingdom