Students and trainees

Congratulations on choosing dentistry as your future career. As a member of the dental team, you will make a real difference to the lives of your patients. 

This is our dedicated student and trainee information hub, which provides guidance to help you as you train.

Becoming a member of the dental team
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Starting your career

Starting your career

The first step to starting your career in dentistry is to register with us.

More about starting your career
Raising concerns

Raising concerns

If you have concerns about an approved dental or DCP programme, let us know.

More about raising concerns
Guidance for those employing, supervising or training

Guidance for those employing, supervising or training

For registrants employing student/trainee dental nurses and dental technicians.

Guidance for employers or supervisors

Fitness to practise guidance

Here you can find a range of guidance materials for students and training providers, as well as patients receiving care from students.

Guidance for students

Support for students

Training providers understand the importance of giving you the right support during your training. Find out what is available to help you fulfil your potential.

Support for students

Student FAQs

Find the answers to some key questions relating to student professionalism and student fitness to practise.

Answers to common questions