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Dentistry Degrees in the UK

Study Dentistry Degrees

Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is focused on the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases and conditions involving the mouth, and associated structures, and how these conditions can impact the human body. Dental care and health is extremely important, and it is imperative that dentists and dental assistants are prepared for their career in dentistry through education and training.

An undergraduate degree in dentistry will give a foundation knowledge of dental science, as well providing experience for students. You will study modules on anatomy, physiology, biology, patient care, and pharmacology.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as technical and practical sessions. You may also be required to take part in a work placement, in order to develop your clinical skills. Clinical teaching will be a large part of your course, to ensure that you have practical knowledge as well as theory.

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

Dentistry degrees in the UK in 2024

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Dental Assistant UG:Diploma

International Career Institute United Kingdom

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Gateway to Dentistry BDS

University of Aberdeen United Kingdom

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Dentistry (A200/A204) Other UG Award

University of Dundee United Kingdom

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Dentistry (Graduate Entry) BDS

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) United Kingdom

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Dentistry A200 BDS, Other UG Award

University of Birmingham United Kingdom

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Dentistry BDS

University of Glasgow United Kingdom

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Dentistry BDS

Queen's University Belfast United Kingdom

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Dentistry (BDS first year entry) BDS, Other UG Award

University of Manchester United Kingdom

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Dentistry BDS

Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) United Kingdom

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Want to see postgraduate courses? See postgraduate degrees in Dentistry in the UK

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