Dental Photography

Dental Photography

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Dental Photography

Extended Duties -Dental Photography

Dr Begoña Martí has accomplished a Master’s Degree in Prosthodontics at the University of Valencia, Spain. During this time she developed excellent clinical photography skills and Photography allows her to pay more attention to detail, perform accurate diagnosis, improve the quality of her job and is excellent for patient communication and record keeping.

This fun and practical day will give you confidence when taking clinical photographs and benefit chairside nursing skills. Photography has become an essential tool in daily clinical practice for most clinicians. Dental nurses can be extremely good at this and compliment the clinicians work.


  • To acquire the basic theoretical and practical concepts of photography to develop a high-quality technique.
  • Understand the need for consent to capture, store and use images appropriately will also be discussed.Use the settings and commands of the camera appropriately.
  • Learn a photographic protocol to ensure the adequate number of intra-oral and extra-oral photographs are routinely taken.
  • Discover the methods of storage, manipulation and presentation of clinical 

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Use the equipment for digital photography appropriately
  • Adjust the settings of the camera for each type of photo in a simple and predictable manner.
  • Take optimal intra-oral and extra-oral digital photographs
  • Demonstrate understanding of consent in clinical photography
  • Store and manage photos

Dental Photography

Dental nurses interested in developing their clinical photography skills

Some equipment is provided but please bring your own SLR camera , flash and lense if you have them.

Course limited to 10-12 students 

Students must have:

  • GDC registration  
  • Students must have access to consenting patients to allow them to take dental photographs and build their portfolio. 
  • They must have written confirmation from a supervising dentist that they take responsibility for overseeing the students training in the workplace 
  • Be self-motivated

Attendance at the specified workshop day at the DT Academy is essential.


You will need a computer with internet access to study this course as the study material and activities are accessible via a web browser.

Dental Photography


Saturday 1st June  9am-1pm

Course Dates

01 June 2019

Dental Photography


You will have a tutor allocated to you who will help you with your portfolio and mark and comment on your uploaded work. You can ask your tutor for help and guidance.


You will need access to a SLR camera, lens and flash  to complete your portfolio and gain your certificate

You will be expected to submit your work online through our dedicated student learning hub. Assessment is an essential part of this course learning and you are expected to meet all agreed course deadlines and work with your assigned workplace supervisor

After completion of the one day workshop, you will be required to build a patient portfolio to show your competence. Once verified, you will be awarded your certificate of competency in dental photography.

Dental Photography

Dental Photography


£50.00 (payable on booking)

Dental Photography : £150.00

Deposit of £50.00 payable on booking.

Remaining course fee payable thereafter.


All course material


Functional skills test tuition if required.


A non-refundable deposit will secure your course place.

The remainder of the course fee is due before the course day.

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