NEBDN Level 4 Accredited Certificate in Oral Health Education

Developed by hygienist Melanie Pomphrett MSc, RDH, PTLLS.

The course is taught by Melanie Pomphrett. Melanie qualified as a dental hygienist at the University of Essex in 2015. She was named Best Hygienist at the 2020 Dentistry Awards and was highly commended in the Best Hygienist category at the 2020 Oral Health Awards. Melanie has a passion for teaching dental professionals and has undertaken a Level 3 Award in Education and Training followed by a PGCert in Education. Melanie also completed an MSc in Advanced and Specialist Healthcare (Dental Professional Practice) at the University of Kent in 2019, winning the BDEF Young Writers Award in 2021 for her dissertation project on Direct Access.

NEBDN Accredited Level 4* Certificate in Oral Health Education Distance Learning Course




* The NEBDN state this course is equivalent to Level 4.


Melanie Pomphrett MSc, PGCE, RDH

Head Tutor

Melanie is a registered dental hygienist and qualified tutor. She holds a Master's degree in Professional Dental Practice, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, an Advanced Diploma in Dental Nursing and a Foundation Degree of Science in Oral Health Science. She is the head tutor and one of the support tutors for the course. Melanie is passionate about dental education and is a dedicated tutor.

Stephanie Carter RDT, RDH, DTLLS, IQA, MDTFEd.

Tutor, Assessor and Internal Moderator

Stephanie is a registered dental hygienist and therapist and holds a Level 7 Qualification in Leadership and Management and a level 5 teaching diploma. She is a qualified assessor, internal moderator (quality assurance) and a qualified CPR and medical emergencies trainer. She is a passionate educator, a member of the faculty of dental trainers and has over 20 years experience in the dental industry.

Hilary Urry RDN

Student Support, Tutor & Assessor

Hilary holds a Foundation Degree in Advanced Dental Nursing, a Level 3 Certificate in Education and Training, and a Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement. and is seriously passionate about her role supporting students. She will be committed to helping you pass the course and supporting you throughout. She is also qualified as a Mental Health Lead.

Refund Policy


Payment plan payments are not refundable 

Deposit payments are not refundable

NEBDN fees are not refundable

If you have paid for the course in full, you are entitled to the following refunds. 

Cancel within 30 days of enrolment.

Receive part refund (amount paid minus NEBDN fees and a £200 processing fee). *

Cancel within 60 days of enrolment.

Receive part refund (amount paid minus NEBDN fees and a £300 processing fee). *

Cancel after 60 days of enrolment.


*The processing fee includes any prior access to learning materials.

If you feel you have an exceptional circumstance leading to a need to unenrol during this time, the policy may not apply; please contact [email protected].

  • Quality Learning

    High quality accredited learning materials and support. 100% of our students passed the 2021 and 2022 exams.

  • Flexibility

    Flexible distance learning. Complete the learning modules at a time that suits you.

  • We care about your training

    DNN is an ethical training company committed to you becoming a competent , confident and passionate oral health educator.