Join Diane Rochford and learn the skills, knowledge and confidence to undertake all aspects of tooth whitening in this hands-on and theoretical course.

One Day Tooth Whitening Course for Dental Hygienists & Dental Therapists

Primary Aim:

The aim of the one day tooth whitening course is to provide the skills, knowledge and confidence to undertake all aspects of tooth whitening, relating to the GDC scope of practice for Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists.

Course Summary:

The course is both theory and hands-on. The theory covers, working from a prescription, how whitening works, home and in-surgery whitening in accordance to the GDC scope of practice and EU legislation. Delegates also have the opportunity to practice taking alginate impressions, making trays and practicing the isolation for in-surgery whitening techniques.

Main Session Objectives:

At the end of the session, the delegate will be able to:

– List the components that form a comprehensive examination prior to tooth whitening

– Discuss how tooth whitening works

– Explain the types of tooth whitening treatments available and apply the most appropriate treatment option to meet the patient’s needs.

– Clarify the answers to patient’s questions

– Summarize key points of the EU directive concerning tooth whitening products

– Demonstrate a safe and effective method for taking alginate impressions

– Practice making a bleaching tray

– Apply home whitening gel safely into the patient’s trays.

– Perform in-surgery isolation safely

Upcoming Courses in 2024

Saturday 27th April – London

Saturday 29th June – London

Saturday 14th September – London

Saturday 2nd November – London

Verifiable CPD:

This independent course is non-bias and evidence-based, and kindly supported by Optident

Courses are 7 hours of verifiable CPD meeting all the GDC’s development outcomes for enhanced CPD.

Accredited by the British Dental Bleaching Society  (BDBS) and the British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy (BSDHT)

Additional contact details:

Please contact Diane Rochford if you would like a registration form or have any questions regarding the course. Tel. 0207 267 7070 or email  website:

Please Note: Tooth whitening courses are specifically for qualified and GDC registered Dentists, Dental Hygienists & Dental Therapists


With Diane Rochford RDH, BSc (Hons)

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Optident reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrolment, inclement weather or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If Optident cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund. Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of an event, registrants will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer registration to the same event at the new, future date. Refund policy: 30 days. Attendees can receive refunds up to 30 days before the event start date.