NEBDN Apprenticeship

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How do I become a Dental Nurse?

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.

110+ Provider Delivery Sites

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

5,000+ Learners

sat exams last year for Diploma and Post-Registration qualifications

9 Qualifications

Regulated by Ofqual and the GDC, we are recognised across the industry in National Diploma, Apprenticeship and Post-Registration qualifications.

Find a Provider in your area

We work with Providers across the UK and Ireland who are accredited professionals. Find one near you.

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

11 days ago / 7 min read

Trends in Fitness to Practise

Clare Callan explains why the General Dental Council (GDC) is seeing fewer concerns and closing more cases at the early stages of the process.   No one wants to be…