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Dundee Dental Education Centre (DDEC)


The Dundee Dental Education Centre was established in 2006 as a tri-partite initiative, bringing together NES, NHS Tayside and the University of Dundee. SQA accredited, DDEC is a centre of excellence for postgraduate and undergraduate dental education and research.

Facilities include

  • 38 chair clinical skills laboratory
  • Suite of fully AV equipped training rooms that can accommodate meeting and events from 2 - 90
  • IT suite with 9 computer workstations
  • Video conferencing
  • Hot desk facility

Education and research programmes provided include

  • Continuing professional development for the whole dental team including post-qualifications for Dental Nurses
  • Vocational training for newly qualified Dentists
  • Hospital training for Dental Senior House Officers
  • Pre-registration Dental Nurse training
  • Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) - Guidance development
  • Scottish Dental Practice Based Research Network (SDPBRN)
  • Translation Research in a Dental Setting (TRiaDS)

DDEC benefits from a central location within the University of Dundee campus with good road and rail links.

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DDEC Conference Centre
Frankland Building
Smalls Wynd
TEL:  +44 (0)1382 425771
FAX: +44 (0)1382 425797


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