Our Vision: Oral Health for the South West

Our Mission: To provide effective, enjoyable postgraduate education for dental professionals

Covering the counties of Gloucestershire, Bristol, Somerset, Devon, Cornwall, Wiltshire and Dorset; we provide high quality postgraduate dental education for the South West. This includes:

Dental Foundation Training  

Graduate dental students complete one year of foundation training at a specially selected general dental practice. We administrate all Dental Foundation training that takes place in the south west and are the first contact for the dental trainees, their trainers and tutors.

Hospital Training 

We oversee those undertaking Dental Core Training and Specialty Registrar roles in hospitals within the region. All currently available posts are advertised thee pages. 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 

We provide a range of CPD courses for dentists and dental care professionals in venues across the South West. Please visit our online course booking system to view and register on forthcoming courses and follow the CPD links on our homepage for further resources.

Other information

We consist of a small administrative team which is linked to our team of Foundation Training Programme Directors and to a wider group of regional tutors. A full staff list can be viewed here.