Health & Safety

Medical Gases in Dentistry

Contributes 45 minutes to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

Register to take course

Course Details:

This course takes an in-depth look at the use of medical gases in dentistry and the dental professional's responsibilities.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.


This course aims to provide basic knowledge and understanding of the various medical gases used in dentistry, their presentation and legislation.


Learners will be able to:

  • Define medical gases and use within dentistry 
  • Identify a range of medical gas cylinders 
  • Refer to relevant legislation

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • How to prepare a medical gas cylinder for use.
  • How to minimise risks, handle and where relevant, store medical gas cylinders safely.
  • The dangers of medical gases and the appropriate precautions must be implemented to ensure safety during their use.