TasteDentistry is a one-day workshop designed to give secondary school students of all ages interested in a career in dentistry a real taste of the subject. We cover a range of topics including anatomy, x-rays and performing dental examinations, whilst also teaching practical skills such as suturing and tooth carving – all taught by an enthusiastic team of qualified dentists who are passionate about teaching and inspiring the next generation!


This one day course covers the following topics:


  • History Taking – Students will learn how to take a thorough, structured dental history and practice this skill based on real-life scenarios

  • Dental Examination – Students will learn how to perform a dental examination using a step-by-step approach, and understand the relevant anatomy

  • Dental Radiography – Students will learn the importance of x-rays in diagnosing dental problems, and some of the basics of interpreting them

  • Suturing – Students will be taught the applications of suturing in dentistry, and learn how to perform some of the common suture types using real surgical equipment.

  • Tooth Carving – Students will be able to try their hand at carving teeth out of wax – a skill taught to all first-year dental students – and understand its applications to day-to-day practice

  • Dental School A-Z – An overview of the dentistry application process, with advice on how to strengthen your application, choosing the right university, writing personal statements, the UKCAT, interviews and much more. This is an open session with plenty of time for questions, so bring your whole list!

For more information visit: https://edstarts.com/tastedentistry/