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East of England

East of England

Foundation Dental Therapist Application 2024

Applications to join the East of England Dental Therapy Foundation Training will be made online using an electronic form. This is being carried out in association with Midlands, South West, North West and North East Regions. Your application will be considered for any of the regions that you select when completing the form, but you will be able to highlight your preferred choice of Region.

Applications will be open from the 1st March 2024 and will close on the 28th March 2024 at 23:59.

You will be contacted by each of the regions for which you have applied with details of the process they will be following for practice allocation.

Provisional Timeline - Subject to change

1st March 2024 

Dental Foundation Therapist applications open online.

28th March 2024

Closing date for all Foundation Dental Therapist applications.

Applicants are advised to submit their applications well in advance of the deadline, as late applications cannot be accepted. 


East of England selection process begins.


Foundation Dental Therapist outcomes emailed to FT applicants


Educational Supervisor outcomes emailed to ES applicants


Matching and Allocation process for Foundation Therapist applicants to Training Practices



Educational Agreements DEADLINE


Dental Therapist Foundation Training programme commences, East of England Dental Foundation Trainees start in post

Early November

Educational Supervisor Application opens for DTFT starting in following year

Early December 

Educational Supervisor Applications DUE for posts starting in following year


Educational Supervisor approval interviews and scoring


Educational Supervisor outcomes emailed to ES applicants




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