The Dental Therapist Scope of Practice

Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course takes the learner through what is required and what is expected of a Dental Therapist.

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 help the dental team understand the Dental Therapist's role by highlighting their scope of practice and importance within the profession.


Learners will be able to:

  • Identify all aspects of the Dental Therapists Scope of practice. 
  • Identify the role of the Dental Therapist in the dental team.
  • Identify the positive impact Dental Therapists have on patients and their oral health. 

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

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