The Future Dentist Programme

The Future Dentist Programme

Ages 12-14 Live Online OR In-Person

Register Now

Internship Overview

The Future Dentist Programme 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.

Read More

Read MoreRead More
Internship Highlights

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

      Programme Fee, Format & Options

      You can choose to attend the programme either in-person at UCL or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

      Programme Fee:

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

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

      Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

      Day One: The Dental Practice

      Day Two: Dental Specialties & Ethics

      Day One: The Dental Practice

      10.30amThe World of a Dentist

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

      11.00amTooth Anatomy

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

      11.45amOral 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

      12:30pmLunch Break

      1.30pmPatient 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

      2.15pmTest 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

      3:15pmPanel 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

      4.00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Day Two: Dental Specialties & Ethics

      10.30amA Day in the Life of a Dentist

      - Daily routine of dental students and dentists
      - Working in a dental practice
      - Insight into what studying dentistry is like

      11.30amDental Specialties

      - Explore different dental specialties
      - Work together to solve common cases
      - Review a patient’s case, identify problems, and initiate treatment
      - Match the patient to the specialty

      12.30pmLunch Break

      1:30pmDental Trends and Ethics

      - Learn about the rise of cosmetic dentistry
      - Discover harmful myths and trends
      - Gain valuable insight into ethical scenarios used in interviews
      - Debate 'for or against' with other students

      3.15pmCareer Coaching: How to Become a Successful Dentist

      - Interactive session dedicated to your personal career path. Detailed advice on:
      - GCSE and A-level choices
      - Guidance on applications from those on the inside
      - How to get work experience and how to learn from it
      - Valuable advice to help you succeed

      4.00pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice.

      Dates & Locations

      London, UK

      In-Person

      13th - 14th November 2021

      University College London (UCL)

      Gower Street

      Bloomsbury

      WC1E 6BT

      Register Now

      Live Online

      In-Person

      13th - 14th November 2021

      10.30am - 4.00pm (UK time)

      Register Now

      In-Person

      13th - 14th November 2021

      University College London (UCL)

      Gower Street

      Bloomsbury

      WC1E 6BT

      Register Now

      Online

      13th - 14th November 2021

      10.30am - 4.00pm (UK time)

      Register Now

      Who Can Attend

      The programme is for students aged 12-14 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

      You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

      There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

      No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

      COVID-19 Group

      The in-person programme will be run with strict Covid-19 prevention measures in place which have been modelled on the government’s guidelines for prevention in educational settings. You can view our measures here. In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will have two options: i) move to the next in-person date; ii) move to the ‘Live Online’ programme and be refunded the difference in price.

      Testimonials
      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.

      View Our FAQs FaqsFaqs
      Back to Top