Impression Taking and IOS Training for Dental Nurses

Next Course date

25th November 2023
Next course date to be confirmed




Course Fee





6 hours

Why attend this Impression Taking and Intra-Oral Scanning course?


This course will help you understand impression taking and IOS. You will learn how to work accurately and safely in compliance with the relevant health and safety regulations.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the principles, as well as the health and safety regulations, governing impression taking and IOS
  • Understand how to identify and use all the relevant equipment including selecting the correct impression trays
  • Gain understanding of the principles of patient assessment
  • Understand indications for, and the limitations of, the different impression materials
  • Become able to take accurate impressions and intra-oral scans
  • Understand principles of decontamination and cross infection in relation to dental impressions
    Who is this course aimed at?
    • This course is for dental nurses working in dental practices, who are indemnified and GDC registered
      Course Benefits

        • A record of competency certificate
        • This course will enhance your portfolio
        Course Schedule

        9.00  Registration and Refreshments

        9.30   Welcome and Introduction to the Faculty

        9.40   Lecture: Impression Taking – Introduction to the Digital Era

        11.00  Refreshment Break

        11.15    Lecture: Digital Scanning

        12.00  Portfolio Briefing

        12.15    Lunch

        12.45  Group A: Impression Taking Practical

                   Group B: IOS Practical

        13.45  Group B: Impression Taking Practical

                   Group A: IOS Practical

        14.45  Questions and Answers

        15.00  Close


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        Frequently Asked Questions

        What are the benefits of this course?

        The benefits include:


        • A record of competency certificate;
        • This course will boost your portfolio;

        Where will the course be held?

        • The course is held at our purpose built facilities in Salford Quays, Manchester. 

          Please visit our contact page for directions. 

        Who is this course aimed at?

        • This course is for dental nurses working in a dental practice who are indemnified and GDC registered.

        What can I expect on the day?

        • Professor Simon Wright will be lecturing in the morning and then there will be a practical session in the afternoon in the clinics.