Enhanced Verifiable CPD from the
University of Birmingham

Behaviour change for Oral Health


Are you a dental professional looking to improve your knowledge on how to change dental patients' behaviour? If so, this course is the perfect opportunity for you.

Changing behaviour in dental patients can be a challenging task, as it involves helping individuals to modify their habits and behaviours in order to improve their oral health. This may involve encouraging patients to brush and clean interdentally regularly, to limit their consumption of sugary foods and drinks, or to quit smoking.

As a dental professional, it is important to be aware of the strategies and techniques that can be used to support behaviour change and to take steps to provide appropriate care and support.

Our course on the importance of, and techniques for changing behaviour is designed to provide dental professionals with a comprehensive understanding of this important topic. The course covers a range of topics, including the principles of behaviour change, the challenges and barriers to behaviour change in dental patients, and strategies for supporting and promoting behaviour change in dental practice.

This course, much of which references the "Delivering better oral health" toolkit, is a valuable opportunity for dental professionals who want to improve their knowledge and understanding of this important topic. By participating in this course, you will gain valuable knowledge and skills that you can immediately apply in your practice. Don't miss this opportunity – sign up today!

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Aim
The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this Dentaljuce module is to allow learners to develop their professional knowledge and competence in changing patient behaviour to improve their oral health, in line with their identified personal learning requirements and the requirements of the UK NHS's "Delivering better oral health" toolkit.

Course objective

  • to update members of the dental team with current best practice and techniques in changing patient behaviour.

Anticipated learning outcomes:

The learner will, with respect to the components that he or she has elected to study as listed below:
  • Understand the behaviours that support oral health.
  • Understand the role of the dental team in changing behaviour.
  • Learn about the COM-B model for changing behaviour.
  • Know how to deal with resistance to behaviour change.
  • through achieving these outcomes, provide an improved level of service to their patients.


GDC Development Outcomes
This CPD will support the learner in meeting the following GDC Development Outcome(s): C and D.

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