Dental Academy

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Current courses

GDC Recommended Topics Day

14 September 2018, 9.00am - 4.30pm

Clinical Skills Refresher Programme - Management of the Periodontal Patient

21 September 2018, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Additional Skills for Dental Nurses in placing rubber dam and removing sutures

5 October 2018, 1.15pm - 4.30pm

IR(ME)R Update

12 October 2018, 9.30am - 4.00pm

Branding and Social Media within Dentistry

24 October 2018, 5.45pm - 8.00pm

Creating a Personal Development Plan

7 November 2018, 5.45pm - 8.00pm

Managing Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice

21 November 2018, 5.45pm - 8.00pm

Tooth Whitening for Dental Hygienists and Therapists

23 November 2018, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Clinical Skills Refresher Programme - Local Anaesthetic Refresher and Anxiety Management

10 January 2019, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Dental Photography Update

23 January 2019, 5.45pm - 8.00pm

Clinical Skills Refresher Programme - Hands-on Direct Restorations

8 February 2019, 9.00am - 4.45pm

GDC Recommended Topics Day

15 February 2019, 9.00am - 4.30pm

From Prep to Finish: Anterior Composite Restorations

22 February 2019, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults (Level 2)

20 March 2019, 5.45pm - 8.00pm

Direct Restorations - the transition from amalgam

12 April 2019, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Hands-on Minor Oral Surgery for the GDP

3 May 2019, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Dental Radiography and Radiation Protection Update

22 May 2019, 5.45pm - 8.00pm

Impression Taking - Additional Duty and Refresher Course

24 May 2019, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Disinfection and Decontamination

5 June 2019, 5.45pm - 8.00pm

Clinical Skills Refresher Programme - Modern Management of Advanced Caries in Children

14 June 2019, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Creating a Personal Development Plan

26 June 2019, 5.45pm - 8.00pm

Conscious Sedation Update

28 June 2019, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Clinical Skills Refresher Programme - Prescribing Radiographs for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists

12 July 2019, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Hampshire and Isle of Wight LDC

Further information and documents related to dentistry in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight is available on the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Dental Council (LDC) website.

How to find us

For Sat Nav users our post code is PO1 2QG.

  • By road

Take the M275 toward Portsmouth (W)/Sea port. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Commercial Road/A3. At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Marketway/A3. Continue to follow A3, go through one roundabout and turn right onto Hampshire Terrace/A3. Continue to follow Hampshire Terrace for approximately 1 minute and you will see the William Beatty Building (Dental Academy) on the right.

We recommend that you use on-street meter parking on the roads adjacent to the William Beatty Building. It will cost you £12.00 to park all day; please bring enough change for the meters and/or you can pay by mobile phone.

  • By train

Portsmouth and Southsea Station (the main station for Portsmouth) is less than 0.7 mile – about a 14 minute walk – from the William Beatty Building (Dental Academy).

  • Access to the Dental Academy

Please enter the William Beatty Building via the ‘Staff and Student’ entrance signposted off Hampshire Terrace. Access is via swipe card so a Dental Academy staff member will be on hand to meet you from 9:00am onwards. Access to the building may not be possible before 9:00am.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Payment method

The following credit/debit cards are accepted: Switch, Maestro, Visa, MasterCard and American Express. We are not able to accept any other forms of payment.

Cancellation by the delegate

You may cancel a course for which you have enrolled and will be refunded the course fees, dependant on the notice of cancellation you have given to the Dental Academy​ prior to the course commencement​:

21 days notice - 100% refund given

14 days noitce- 50% refund given

7 days notice- 25% refund given

48 hours or less notice - no refund given

Cancellation of courses by the Dental Academy

Courses are financially self-supporting, and a minimum enrolment is therefore necessary to make each course viable. If, because of low enrolment or any other reason, a course is cancelled, then the Dental Academy will make every reasonable effort to give registered delegates as much notice as possible (at least 14 days notice prior to the due course start-date). The Dental Academy's maximum liability will be limited to a refund of the course fee ONLY. Refunds will be made to the credit/debit card on which course booking has been paid. The Dental Academy will not accept liability for any additional costs or losses incurred by delegates or organisations which are claimed to have arisen through course cancellation. The Dental Academy reserves the right to vary arrangements for the delivery of programmes, such as venue or lecturer and in such cases will make reasonable efforts to inform delegates in advance.


By enrolling on a continuous professional development course with the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy ("The Dental Academy") you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

In paying for the enrolment you are confirming that you have received enough information and are satisfied that the course you have chosen is suitable for your needs, abilities and circumstances.

In return the Dental Academy will deliver the relevant course critique as stipulated in the course description's aims and objectives.

Through registering for a course applicants are deemed to have accepted the Terms and Conditions.