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Orthodontic therapy programmes and qualifications

Listed are details of qualifications leading to registration with the GDC as an orthodontic therapist, and the schools that offer these programmes.

Registering with the GDC

If you wish to register with us, please check that your qualification is listed below. If it is, you can then apply for registration. If you hold an older qualification, not listed below, please check our list of historic qualifications or contact us.

If you have qualified outside the UK, please check your route to registration.

Inspection reports

Under the details for each school are the most recent GDC inspection reports for each programme. Please note that the first report for a programme will not be published until the year the first cohort graduates, or later if an on-going sufficiency decision cannot be given at that point. At the end of each report are observations received from the school on the contents of the report and any requirements and recommendations made by the GDC.

 

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy

The qualification for this programme is awarded by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Dental Education centre programme report plus observations 2016

 
Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy
 

The qualification is awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

King's Health Partners programme report plus observations 2014

 
 

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy

The qualification for this programme is awarded by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

University Dental Hospital of Manchester programme report plus observations 2008

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy to be awarded by Dental Team Qualifications

This programme has been provisionally accepted by the GDC Registrar. The decision regarding approval of a new programme for dental care professionals will not be made until the first cohort has completed their studies and examinations, or assessments and the programme inspected by the GDC. The recommendations of the panel must then be considered by the Registrar. Please contact the provider for further information about the programme.


Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy

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This programme is delivered by the Yorkshire Orthodontic Therapy Course at Leeds Dental Institute.

The latest inspection report can be found under the entry for Yorkshire Orthodontic Therapy Course. 

 

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy

The qualification for this programme is awarded by The Royal College of Surgeons of England

The Central Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals programme report plus observations 2015

Bristol Dental School ​
 
 
​School of Medicine & Dentistry
 
 
​Postgraduate Dental Education Unit
 
 
 

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy

The qualification for this programme is awarded by the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Yorkshire Orthodontic Therapy Course programme report plus observations 2015