You'll need a degree or diploma in dental therapy approved by the General Dental Council.
Some dental schools offer part-time courses for dental hygienists and dental nurses wishing to qualify as dental therapists. You'll usually need a recognised qualification in dental nursing to apply.
You'll usually need:
- 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), including English, maths and a science
- 2 or 3 A levels, including a biological science for a degree