Dental Academy

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Current courses

New techniques in managing caries

30 November 2017, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Increased Scope of Practice Course for Dental Technicians

1 December 2017, 9am - 4.45pm

Dental Photography

11 December 2017, 9am - 4.45pm

Study Club - The Interface between Orthodontics and Dentoalveolar Surgery

10 January 2018, 6.00 - 7.30pm

Core CPD Day

26 January 2018, 8.45am - 4.45pm

Challenging issues dealing with difficult people in your practice

8 February 2018, 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Fear Free Dentistry

9 February 2018, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Study Club - The complex reconstruction. A 3D Approach to Facial Implants

14 February 2018, 6.00 - 7.30pm

Suture Removal and Rubber Dam Placement – Additional skills course for Dental Nurses

16 February 2018, 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Creating a Personal Development Plan

21 February 2018, 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Radiography and Radiation Update

28 February 2019, 5.30pm - 8.30pm

An Introduction to Minimal Intervention Dentistry

7 March 2018, 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Digital Impressions

9 March 2018, 9.00am - 4.45pm

IR(Me)R Update

15 March 2018, 9.30am - 4.15pm

Minor oral surgery in general dental practice: a hands-on practical course

16 March 2018, 8.45am - 4.45pm

Study Club - Orthognathic Surgery for Dentofacial Deformity

21 March 2018

Impression Taking - Extended Duty and Refresher Course

28 March 2018, 9.00am - 4.45pm

A Day of Minimal Intervention Dentistry

6 April 2018, 9.00am - 4.45pm

An Update on Preparations for Indirect Restorations

1 June 2018, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Conscious Sedation Update

28 April 2018, 8.45am - 4.45pm

Hypnosis For Dentistry

14 May 2018, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Prescribing Radiographs course for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists (IRMER update included)

15 June 2018, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Tooth Whitening For Dental Hygienists & Therapists

6 July 2018, 9.00am - 4.45pm

Study Club - ​Management of Premalignant Lesions and Oral Cancer

12 September 2018, 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Study Club - ​Maxillofacial Trauma: Home and Away​

10 October 2018, 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Study Club - ​Modern management of the child with cleft lip and palate

7 November 2018, 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Study Club - ​Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction - What is expected of the GDP

9 January 2019, 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Study Club - ​Oral Medicine in everyday practice

13 February 2019, 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Study Club - ​Hypodontia - An MDT approach

20 March 2019, 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Hampshire and Isle of Wight LDC

Further information and documents related to dentistry in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight is available on the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Local Dental Council (LDC) website.

How to find us

For Sat Nav users our post code is PO1 2QG.

  • By road

Take the M275 toward Portsmouth (W)/Sea port. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Commercial Road/A3. At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Marketway/A3. Continue to follow A3, go through one roundabout and turn right onto Hampshire Terrace/A3. Continue to follow Hampshire Terrace for approximately 1 minute and you will see the William Beatty Building (Dental Academy) on the right.

We recommend that you use on-street meter parking on the roads adjacent to the William Beatty Building. It will cost you £12.00 to park all day; please bring enough change for the meters and/or you can pay by mobile phone.

  • By train

Portsmouth and Southsea Station (the main station for Portsmouth) is less than 0.7 mile – about a 14 minute walk – from the William Beatty Building (Dental Academy).

  • Access to the Dental Academy

Please enter the William Beatty Building via the ‘Staff and Student’ entrance signposted off Hampshire Terrace. Access is via swipe card so a Dental Academy staff member will be on hand to meet you from 9:00am onwards. Access to the building may not be possible before 9:00am.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Payment method

The following credit/debit cards are accepted: Switch, Maestro, Visa, MasterCard and American Express. We are not able to accept any other forms of payment.

Cancellation by the delegate

You may cancel a course for which you have enrolled and will be refunded the course fees, dependant on the notice of cancellation you have given to the Dental Academy​ prior to the course commencement​:

21 days notice - 100% refund given

14 days noitce- 50% refund given

7 days notice- 25% refund given

48 hours or less notice - no refund given

Cancellation of courses by the Dental Academy

Courses are financially self-supporting, and a minimum enrolment is therefore necessary to make each course viable. If, because of low enrolment or any other reason, a course is cancelled, then the Dental Academy will make every reasonable effort to give registered delegates as much notice as possible (at least 14 days notice prior to the due course start-date). The Dental Academy's maximum liability will be limited to a refund of the course fee ONLY. Refunds will be made to the credit/debit card on which course booking has been paid. The Dental Academy will not accept liability for any additional costs or losses incurred by delegates or organisations which are claimed to have arisen through course cancellation. The Dental Academy reserves the right to vary arrangements for the delivery of programmes, such as venue or lecturer and in such cases will make reasonable efforts to inform delegates in advance.


By enrolling on a continuous professional development course with the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy ("The Dental Academy") you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:

In paying for the enrolment you are confirming that you have received enough information and are satisfied that the course you have chosen is suitable for your needs, abilities and circumstances.

In return the Dental Academy will deliver the relevant course critique as stipulated in the course description's aims and objectives.

Through registering for a course applicants are deemed to have accepted the Terms and Conditions.