The Dental Hygienist Scope of Practice

Contributes 45 minutes to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course takes you through the role of a Dental Hygienist and what it entails.

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 take the assessment again when you feel confident. 


The aim of this course is to help the dental team understand the role of the Dental Hygienist, by highlighting their scope of practice and importance within the profession.


Learners will be able to:

  • Identify all aspects of the Dental Hygienists Scope of practice. 
  • Identify the role of the Dental Hygienist within the dental team.
  • Identify the positive impact Dental Hygienists have on patients and their oral health. 

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The role of the Dental Hygienist when treating patients. 
  • The Dental Hygienists scope of practice as set out by the General Dental Council. 
  • The importance of a Dental Hygienist and their role within the multidisciplinary dental team.