Why choose NEBDN?

"As a Centre Delivery Site with accreditations to run the Dental Nursing Diploma and several of the Post Qualification courses, we have found working with the NEBDN team very easy and extremely efficient. When dealing with issues or concerns especially during exam periods, the NEBDN team have always helped to achieve the best outcome for our Learners and SmileWisdom Academy. They respond promptly and efficiently and try their best to resolve any queries. Learners also receive prompt replies to queries and questions." SmileWisdom Academy of Dentistry & Dental Nursing.

How do I become a Dental Nurse?

How do I become a Centre Delivery Site?

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+ Centre Delivery Sites

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

5,554 Learners

sat exams last year for Diploma and post-registration qualifications

8 Qualifications

GDC recognised across the industry for National Diploma and post-registration.

Find a Centre in your area

We work with Centres 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 communications@nebdn.org

4 months ago / 1 min read

NEBDN sets the standards, with latest Ofqual recognition

The National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) a Lancashire based charity, achieved Ofqual recognition in January 2023, this means they are formally regulated as an Awarding Organisation by the…