New qualification in Fluoride Varnish Application

Launching 1 November 2020 - more info coming soon!

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Who we are

The National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) is a leading provider of qualifications for dental nurses in the UK, delivering awards in both pre-registration and post-registration areas. As a registered charity our mission is to deliver a dental workforce to meet the changing oral health needs of the UK population, and to educate those wanting a career in dentistry.

142+ Course Provider sites

across the UK, combined of accredited professionals offering a wide range of courses. Some have been with us for over 10 years.

5,627 candidates

sat exams last year for Diploma and Post-Registration qualifications

7 Qualifications

GDC recognised across the industry for National Diploma and Post-Registration.

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Latest News

Read about the latest developments and insight for trainee and qualified dental nurses and industry professionals. If you would like to write an article for NEBDN please email communications@nebdn.org

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Upcoming exam dates 2020/21

Since the inception of our online exams earlier this year, we made some changes to our examination timetable 2020/21 to assist students with completing their studies sooner. Our key focus…