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Use limited time code SUMMER15 at checkout for 15% off any Summer Experience

Use limited time code SUMMER15 at checkout for 15% off any Summer Experience

The Young Dentist Summer Experience

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young Dentist Summer Experience


You can get 15% off if you book this month by using the code Summer15 at checkout.

The Young Dentist Summer Experience gives students aged 15-18 a fully immersive experience of life working as a dentist in London.

Over the course of 15 days, students will have some of the most exclusive experiences of dentistry that one can imagine: drill teeth and take impressions on phantom heads, shadow dentists in a dental clinic and take patient histories from real patients.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will set you up for a future as a successful dentist.

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Immersive Dental Experiences:

  • Experience the daily routine of real dentists in a dental clinic and a dental hospital
  • Drill, suture and take impressions on phantom heads under the guidance of experienced dentists
  • Become the consultant as you take patient histories from real patients
  • Delve into specialisms such as orthodontics, surgery and dental public health
  • Explore exciting interdisciplinary fields such as dentistry in business, forensic odontology, clinical trials and more and gain a comprehensive insight into the field
  • Attend a private networking event with dentists and dental students 

Meet Senior Dentists:

  • Be coached through immersive experiences with dentists who specialise in orthodontics, surgery & maxillofacial surgery, public health and more.
  • Private networking sessions with these dentists who can become vital connections for your future careers

Dental School Admission Coaching:

  • Comprehensive coaching on how to get into a top dental school
  • Master the admissions process: personal statements, interviews, assessments and more
  • World-class professional development training: dedicated coaching on all the soft skills you need to become a top dentist: leadership, teamwork, communication, empathy, time management, agility and more

Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

  • Attending the Experience demonstrates that you have gained skills which are highly-valued by top universities
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your university applications.

World-Class Universities And World-Class People:

  • Experience one of the best universities on the planet: University College London (UCL).
  • Meet talented and ambitious students from around the world who fly in for the Summer Experience, creating an invaluable lifetime network.

Design Your Own Summer Experience:

  • Select your preferred length of experience. You can choose to attend for:

      1. days 1-15 (the full experience); or

      2. days 1-10 only; or

      3. days 1-5 only

  • Accommodation, meals, guardianship and airport pick-up are available if required and can be added at checkout

Immersive Experiences Days 1-5

Dental Simulations

-Carve a tooth: develop the essential dexterity skills needed to succeed
-Patient consultations: learn the basic skills needed to conduct a consultation and support your patient’s oral care
-Become a dental surgeon: stitch and suture wounds

Enter the Dental Practice

-Spend the day at a London dental practice
-Learn the most common procedures, the equipment used and the skills needed
-Witness live demonstrations of oral hygiene and dental photography
-Conduct patient x-rays and discuss treatment plans
-Find out how dentists identify the cause of dental problems
-Undertake dental training-style challenges: review ethical case studies, analyse mock patient consultations, demonstrate empathy when breaking bad news and more

Enter the Dental Hospital

-Visit a top university teaching hospital in London
-Enter the prosthetics laboratory and learn how to cast impressions
-Develop your dexterity skills using phantom heads: drill into teeth with decay and prep your patient for a filling
-Learn about dental trauma: review a patient’s data and identify dental injury
-Perform the right tests and initiate treatment to save a tooth
-Recommend follow-up examinations and treatments

Excelling in Your Dental School Application

-Build an outstanding dental school application
-Creating a ‘winning’ personal statement
-Practise your answers to challenging questions with live feedback
-The interview structure: MMIs vs panel
-Excelling at interviews: receive coaching by dentists who run medical school interviews

You can get 15% off if you book this month by using the code Summer15 at checkout.

The Summer Experience is for students aged 15-18 and you do not require any prior knowledge.

  • The starting date you can choose from:
  1. 28th July 2023
  • You can choose to start on any of these dates, and select to attend for either days 1-5, days 1-10 or days 1-15.
  • We provide accommodation at University of London halls of residence. You can add this at checkout if you wish to.
  • Listed on the table below is a breakdown of the pricing options and what is included.

Click "Register Now" to book your place. Alternatively, if you wish to pay by instalments please email us at with the following information and we shall send you an invoice for a 50% deposit: student's name; date and length of summer experience; whether you want accommodation or not.

London 5-Day London 10-Day London 15-Day
Length Days 1-5 Days 1-10 Days 1-15
Shadow dentists in a dental practice and visit a leading dental hospital. Drill, suture and take impressions on phantom heads. Carve a tooth and develop essential dexterity skills. Dental school application advice.
Meet real patients, hold consultations and recommend treatment plans. Explore the different specialities within dentistry and discover cutting-edge dental technology. Design a health-tech app.
Private networking session with senior dentists
World-class professional development training: 5 days of coaching on all the skills you need to become a top medical professional
Summer Experience fee £1475 £2850 £3950
Optional fee for University of London accommodation (private single rooms) with all meals and guardianship included Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Optional fee for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way) Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Available for an additional

Choose a location below:

In Person

28th July 2023

The programme is based at UCL and the surrounding University of London campus. Certain days take place in other key industry locations in London.

Accommodation Location

Students who choose accommodation will reside in University of London halls of residence. We occupy 3 different halls close-by to each other (listed below). The vast majority of students will be placed in Garden Halls

Garden Halls, London, WC1H 9EN,

College Hall, London, WC1E 7HZ

International Hall, London, WC1N 1AS

Download Digital Brochure - Garden Halls >>

Download Digital Brochure - College Hall >>

Download Digital Brochure - International Hall >>

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.



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.



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 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.