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Get 15% off all Summer Experiences by using code SUMMER15 at checkout before 31st December!

Get 15% off all Summer Experiences by using code SUMMER15 at checkout before 31st December!

The Future Dentist Weekend

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Future Dentist Weekend

Overview

The Future Dentist Weekend gives students aged 12-14 an immersive experience of dentistry. Across 2 days you will take part in a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions, all led by a group of professional dentists. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person at UCL or ‘Live Online’.

Attendance will give you a ‘super-curricular’ experience to add to your UCAS application and an edge over other aspiring dentists in the race for the best jobs. You will also be coached on how to become a dentist, with guidance on GCSE choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more.

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An Immersive Experience of Dentistry:

  • Get coaching from experienced dentists via live, interactive simulations,

  • Learn how to carry out a dental check-up in a simulated patient consultation
  • Develop the communication skills essential for dentistry
  • Test your manual dexterity through a series of challenges

Why should I attend?:

  • Experience a unique immersive insight into of one of the world’s most prestigious careers

  • Meet successful dentists and ask them all your burning questions

  • Get coached on how to become a top dentist

  • Gain valuable work experience before you even turn 16

An Audience With Experienced Dentists:

  • Q&A time with leading dentists from a variety of disciplines 

  • Unlimited lifetime access to our guidance and expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time

Boost your UCAS Form and CV:

  • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as: teamwork, problem-solving, empathy, leadership, and the ability to apply dental knowledge

  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications

10.30am

The World of a Dentist

- Life as a dentist
- Your duty to patients
- Skills and expectations
11.00am

Tooth Anatomy

-The fundamentals of Dentistry
-Naming and identifying teeth
-The importance of gum health
11.45am

Oral Health and Disease

- What to look for during an oral examination
- Healthy and diseased teeth and gums
- Common dental problems: causes, symptoms, and treatments
- Identifying oral cancer
12:30pm

Lunch Break

1.30pm

Patient Consultations

- Experience a simulated dental patient consultation
- Learn to communicate with patients and how to investigate their symptoms
- Take a patient’s dental and medical history
- Consider the best course of action
2.15pm

Test Your Manual Dexterity!

- Practice and develop dexterity skills
- Compete in a series of timed dexterity challenges
- Receive guidance on how to develop essential skills needed for dentistry
3:15pm

Panel Discussion

- Take part in a live panel Q&A with industry experts
- Meet high-ranking dentists across various disciplines and ask all your burning questions
- Build your network and receive valuable advice on your pathway into dentistry
4.00pm

Close

*exact programme subject to change without notice.

This programme is for students aged 12-14. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is very similar for both

Programme Fee:

‘Live Online’: £165/student for both days.

In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days

There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited.

Choose a location below:

In Person

12th - 13th November 2022

University College London (UCL)

Bloomsbury

London


As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT US

Covid-19

In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will receive a refund. We have never yet had to cancel a London summer experience, having successfully delivered programmes during the summers of 2020 and 2021, with strict social distancing and excellent feedback. We shall of course adhere to all Covid-related government guidelines in place at the time of the programme and keep student safety as the highest priority.

If you pay via credit because you postponed a previous booking then the credit note will be reissued to you in full.

 

Support

If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device.

You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email info@investin.org with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.