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DDEC, Conference Centre,

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.

Office Details

NHS Education for Scotland
DDEC Conference Centre,
Frankland Building, Smalls Wynd,

01382 425771

Business hours

Day Time
Monday 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 to 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 to 17:00
Thursday 09:00 to 17:00
Friday 09:00 to 17:00

This page was last updated on: 10.01.2019 at 10.31