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Dentistry

Last updated: 23/09/2022 14:34

Congratulations on securing a place to study at the School of Dentistry; we look forward to welcoming you in September.

Induction sessions are designed to help you learn more about the School of Dentistry, Cardiff University and its relationship with the Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board.

These sessions will also explain what your first few weeks and months as a student will look like and what is expected of you as a dental professional. Further information on professional standards, behaviour and conduct is available on the General Dental Council website.

Below are the induction schedules for BDS Dental Surgery students, Dental Therapy and Hygiene students, and postgraduate students. Please note that attendance is compulsory.

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and BSc in Dental Therapy and Dental Hygiene

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and BSc in Dental Therapy and Dental Hygiene

Induction sessions for Year one DipHE Dental Hygiene and BSc Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy students are currently being rearranged, following the announcement of the national bank holiday for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral on Monday 19 September.

As soon as the new induction timetable is finalised, it will be shared with you via email.

Induction for Year one BDS Dental Surgery students will be held on Friday 14 October 2022 in the School of Dentistry Large Lecture Theatre.

Please find below a timetable of sessions for this day.

Event

Time

Staff

Notes

Introduction

10:00-11:00

Dr. James Field

Introduction to the School of Dentistry and orientation

Professionalism PL1

11:00-12:00

Ruby Long

What is professionalism and why is it important?

Lunchbreak

12:00-14:00

 

An opportunity to get some lunch and take a break

Course overview

14:00-14:15

Professor Rachel Waddington and Ruby Long

An introductory talk from Year one BDS Dental Surgery Leads

The Dental Team overview

14:15-14:30

Sharon Jones

An overview of the roles within the dental team

Plagiarism/Academic Misconduct

14:30-14:45

Professor Simon Moore

Maintaining the expected standards of academic practice, integrity and engagement

Library facilities

14:45-15:05

Lucy Collins

An overview of the library facilities

DDU/Dental Protection

15:05-15:30

D Read and Rebecca Selman

An overview of the DDU/Dental Protection

Induction sessions for Year two BDS Dental Surgery students are currently being rearranged, following the announcement of the national bank holiday for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral on Monday 19 September.

As soon as the new induction timetable is finalised, it will be shared with you via email.

Induction sessions for MSc Implantology, MScD Orthodontics and MClinDent Endodontology and Prosthodontics will take place on Thursday 29 September 2022 from 9:00.

EventTimeStaffLocation
Welcome talk and Introduction to the School09:00Professor Nicola Innes
Professor John Radford
Small Lecture Theatre
Personal Tutoring09:30Professor Vaseekaran SivarajasingamSmall Lecture Theatre
Libraries10.00Lucy CollinsSmall Lecture Theatre
Research Methods10:30Dr Damian FarnellSmall Lecture Theatre
The Students’ Union11.00Ashly Alava GarciaSmall Lecture Theatre
Services Patient Confidentiality11.30Debra PreeceSmall Lecture Theatre
Assessment and Feedback12:00Dr Charlotte EmanuelSmall Lecture Theatre
MClinDent Programme Talk12:30 – 14:00Dr Arindam Dutta
Dr Matt Locke
Small Lecture Theatre
MSc Implantology Programme Talk12:45 – 14:00Professor David ThomasBoard Room
MScD Orthodontics Programme Talk14:00 – 16:00Dr Jenny Galloway
Dr Sheelagh Rogers
Board Room

Induction sessions for MSc Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine and MSc Oral Biology will take place on Thursday 29 September 2022 from 09:30 in the Large Lecture Theatre, School of Dentistry.

EventTimeStaff
Welcome talk and Introduction to the School09:30Professor Nicola Innes
Professor John Radford
Personal Tutoring10:00Professor Ryan Moseley
Libraries10:30Lucy Collins
Research Methods11:00Dr Damian Farnell
The Students’ Union11.30Ashly Alava Garcia
Assessment and Feedback12:30Dr Charlotte Emanuel
MSc Oral Biology
Programme Talk
14:30 – 16:00Dr Sharon Dewitt
MSc Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Programme Talk14:30 – 16:00Dr Wayne Nishio Ayre