Dental Sedation Courses Lead - Dr Andrew Jones
Andrew is our course lead and has been carrying out conscious sedation techniques since 2011. He has a range of experience in different conscious sedation techniques and besides numerous short courses he has completed the prestigious Postgraduate Diploma in Conscious Sedation at Trinity College University, Dublin. He is a member of the DSTG and has written for a number of dental publications and journals on the topic of conscious sedation, most recently in Dentistry magazine on the topic of sedation use during full arch dental implant surgeries. Andrew currently works in Northern Ireland between general dental practice and implant referral practice. He carries out conscious sedation techniques for everything from dental impressions to full arch implant work and from young children to the elderly. Andrew is enthusiastic about improving the provision of safe effective conscious sedation for an increasingly anxious UK population. Andrew, along with a nationwide network of sedation diploma practitioners has developed the courses provided by dental sedation courses to provide the latest , fully accredited, high quality peer reviewed private courses in the field of conscious sedation in dentistry.
Dental Nurse tutor - Mrs Clare Torrie RDN
Clare is a senior dental sedation nurse with over 20 years experience within the NHS and private sectors of dentistry. Currently specialising in complex dental sedation cases for advanced dental implant procedures at a pioneering implant referral clinic in Belfast. Clare has had a keen interest in teaching and assisting other dental nurses through their diploma over the past two decades and she is has completes the level 4 award in education and training to solidify this interest in teaching. Clare oversees the dental nurse training courses and in particular the NEBDN dental sedation certificate course. Clare welcomes new candidates and looks forward to helping them further their career in dental nursing.
Internal Moderator - Dr Alexander Chadha
Dr Chadha is our internal course moderator; he is dually qualified in both Medicine (Leeds, UK) and Dentistry (Sheffield, UK) and brings a plethora of experience to the team from the hospital and community setting. We are delighted to have Dr Chadha as our chief moderator helping to ensure the quality and consistency of our courses, offer support in guidance and legislation as well as in basic and immediate life support and dealing with medical emergencies. Dr Chadha has taught in various capacities across the UK and plays a vital role in assuring our courses are of the highest quality and supply you with the most current and evidence based knowledge.
The Dental Sedation Courses Mentor Network...
Dental Sedation Courses maintain a small group of highly qualified and experienced sedation practitioners, both dentists and dental nurses, across the UK who will mentor you at your chosen location or at one of the established mentor centres to ensure your accreditation for independent sedation practice. Many of our dental practitioners have completed a Postgraduate Masters, Diploma or Certificate in conscious sedation at one of the few select Universities across the UK/Ireland and our nurses have all completed the NEBDN sedation nursing qualification, the gold standard in sedation nursing training which we offer through our e-school. We are proud to have such a great network of mentors that are able to provide standardised and consistent high quality mentoring to all corners of the UK. See our mentor page or contact us for more information