Continuing Professional Development
Delivered by CBMDA the Academy with its University Hospital Partners from UK/EU/China
CBMDA the Association has established partnerships with universities and its medical/dental schools across the UK. Our referral scheme will help you apply for your desired postgraduate programmes, Ph.D research positions, international exchange programmes at the top 10 UK medical and dental schools.
CBMDA also assists its foreign candidates to prepare, participate and successfully pass PLAB exam held by General Medical Council UK and ORE exam held by General Dental Council UK, which are the ultimate tests to enable foreign qualified doctors and dentists to practise in the UK as well as in all 28 EU countries.
Our referral scheme also assists Chinese or foreign high school candidates apply for UK Medical MBBS and Dental BDS programmes. After graduation, you will be automatically registered with General Medical Council (GMC) and General Dental Council (GDC) and will automatically be granted the licenses to practise medicine or dentistry in the UK or any of the 28 EU countries.
CBMDA Entry Level Programmes
Apart from Distance Learning, China Britain Medical and Dental Academy also provides a full range of classroom and hands on courses in Aesthetic Dentistry, Orthodontics and Implant Dentistry. Whilst there are a number of training courses available for Aesthetic Dentistry, you can be rest assured that CBMDA is your number one choice. Firstly, CBMDA dental branch is led by industry recognised Prosthodontists, Orthodontists and Dental Implantologists. The available central London training locations for our CBMDA students include the prestigious Harley Street, The Royal Society of Medicine, University College London Eastman Dental Institute and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Our programme advisors, clinical teachers are all experts in their field, come from a variety of backgrounds whether that mean they are a General Dentist, Prosthodontist, Orthodontist or Dental Implantologist. You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge from each of them. We like to think our training courses make it fun to learn, whilst gaining the maximum amount of practical ‘hands on’ training with live models and the theory aspect of the course is completed via our online resource prior to attendance.
Aesthetic Dentistry: Aesthetics and Periodontics
1 week full time entry level classroom and clinical training
The China Britain Medical and Dental Academy's entry level five-day practical course covers popular topics in aesthetic dentistry.
It's held over five consecutive days (i.e. one full week) and includes hands-on tuition every day.
The course aims to introduce step-by-step clinical procedures, materials and treatment planning concepts on the following topics:
Preparations for anterior veneers and crowns
Direct composite restorations (anterior and posterior)
Atraumatic extraction, site preservation and anterior crown lengthening
Cementation of etchable ceramics
You'll learn about the following areas:
Aesthetic smile evaluation, pre-treatment case documentation, treatment planning
Occlusal records for the aesthetic case (casts, face-bows, interocclusal registration, semi-adjustable articulators)
Anterior and posterior composite restorations/adhesive dentistry
Ceramic restorations: veneers and crowns
Aesthetic metal-ceramic crowns and bridges
Aesthetic periodontics: anterior crown lengthening, extraction-site preservation
Aesthetics cements and cementation techniques for ceramic restorations
Interdisciplinary treatment planning for complex aesthetic problems
By the end of the course you should have:
an improved knowledge of the principles and practice of aesthetic dentistry, including direct and indirect restorations
an improved ability to carry out the practical procedures relevant in aesthetic dentistry
an improved understanding in the integration of different dental disciplines to produce superior aesthetic outcomes
Qualification and employment status
A dental qualification acceptable to China Britain Medical and Dental Academy.
Employment as a dentist in a dental practice, dental school, hospital, or community dental services environment.
Access to facilities and equipment
Adequate clinical facilities and access to patients requiring treatment relevant to your subject area.
Approved video equipment, as part of the monitoring process (advice on this will be given in the first Intensive Face-to-Face course).
English requirements should be any of the following:
IELTS (overall score of 6.5, with 6.0 in the Writing and Speaking modules)
Chinese students attending clinical days will require an appropriate travel visa according to CBMDA regulations. Further advice is obtainable via CBMDA International Students Adviser under CBMDA Services
Learning and teaching
You'll learn through a combination of:
50% lectures, interactive seminars, treatment planning
50% skills laboratory and clinic hands-on training.
There will be ample phantom head practice of clinical procedures and video demonstrations, as well as clinic practice of records and photography and a review of current literature.
Tuition fees: POA
There are a number of sources of funding available for CBMDA students.
These include a significant package of competitive CBMDA bursaries and scholarships in a range of subject areas, as well as external sources of funding.
CBMDA bursaries and scholarships
We offer a range of bursaries and scholarships for CBMDA students including competitive scholarships, bursaries and awards, some of which are for applicants studying specific subjects.