Dentistry and Dental Technology, what’s the difference?
11 Jan 21
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Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Technology has advanced immensely in the world of dental, and careers in dental technology are some of the most lucrative and rewarding in the business. As advancements such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), automation and 3D printing grow, the demand for dental technicians will increase too.
If you still haven’t secured a place at university, there’s still time to apply for our Dental Technology courses at the University of Bolton. Not only have we been the No.1 in the North West for Student Satisfaction for the past three years (Complete University Guide in 2021, 2020 and 2019), but we also rank in the Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide in 2021 and 2020). So there is nowhere better to begin your dental career, and there’s still time enjoy the University of Bolton experience.
Career opportunities with a Dental Technology degree
Our BSc (Hons) Dental Technology course is one of the best platforms for a career in dentistry. Our Centre for Dental Sciences is the newest dental education department in England, so you’ll get to work in state-of-the-art dental laboratories and enjoy access to the latest equipment.
Potential careers include jobs in the NHS, commercial laboratories, private practices, dental manufacturing companies and dental schools. It’s also possible to train as a healthcare scientist, specialising in maxillofacial prosthetics through the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) or move onto a master’s to focus on your chosen area.
There’s no better time to apply
This is a great time to enter the industry, so if you’ve been thinking about applying for a Dental Technology degree, see our full list of courses online.
If you’re a dental practitioner looking to advance your skills, there’s no better time to gain a master’s at the University of Bolton. We are offering a 2020 master’s bursary, with up to £3,000 to support your studies.
Whether you’re an Undergraduate or a Postgraduate, we offer a positive and friendly learning environment to help you reach your potential. Don’t delay; apply today to avoid missing out on an opportunity of a lifetime.