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Dental Laser Course


Course Description

Discover how to use dental lasers safely and confidently with our comprehensive Dental Laser Course. From reducing microorganisms and aiding in wound healing, to cavity preparations without local anaesthetic, our course can be applied to a wide range of applications where lasers play a pivotal role in modern dental practice.  

Designed for dental professionals seeking to enhance their skills and ensure patient safety, this course provides essential education on the safe and effective use of lasers in dentistry.

Safe use of lasers in a dental practice must be achieved by following a program of laser safety activities and procedures which are monitored, reviewed and audited to achieve best practice. (1)

  1. Australian Dental Association (2023). Policy Statement 6.29 - Laser Safety in Dentistry.

Embark on the journey to your new laser career here with our simple to understand, online laser safety course that you can do in your own time, at your own pace.

This comprehensive laser safety training is designed to arm you with all the knowledge you need to understand how laser devices work, how to implement laser safety standards and policies in your specific workplace, and to ensure laser safety compliance in various settings.

It is the foundational knowledge you need before you fire a laser regardless of where you work, for when you need a User Licence (Queensland, Western Australia and Tasmania only) and for your insurance policy and peace of mind.


  • Light physics and the operation of lasers
  • Interaction of laser radiation with tissue
  • Hazards of surgical lasers
  • Laser safety and the role of the laser operator.

Who is it for?

Do this Dental Laser Course if you work as a dentist, dental therapist, dental hygienist or other dental staff in contact with or using lasers and you need to have a general understanding of the operation and hazards of lasers. If you are planning to expand your scope of practice into facial aesthetics then this is the course that you are looking for.



What’s Included?

Our course includes simple to follow, in-depth laser safety officer training and is perfect for anyone wanting to start to perform laser treatments.  It is delivered in short modules, and we are here to support you every step of the way.

Additional Resources:

  • Easy to understand lectures and videos to support your learning journey.
  • Lifetime access to your downloadable course notes.
  • FREE access to an editable laser safety policy pack valued at $499.
  • Electronic access to clinical resources that support your learning.
  • Regular short quizzes to consolidate your learning and prepare you for the final quiz and certification.
  • Instant final quiz results and immediate access to your certificate of completion.
  • Protection of your certificate with a unique QR code.

Payment Options

Choose between a full upfront payment or a structured payment plan through Paypal in 4 to accommodate your financial preferences. You can get started for as little as $74.75.

This course may be tax deductible as a work-related expense for you, just ask your accountant.

What Happens Next?

Once we have reviewed your application, we will send you an email with your username and login details. This is generally available to you on the same day that you enrol, regardless of whether it is within office hours. Please check your spam folder if you don’t see it.

Once you have this login information you will have instant access to your course and you will be guided through a structured learning pathway, culminating in your achievement as a Certified Laser Safety Officer.


This course is benchmarked against international (IEC 60825-1: 2014 Safety of laser products - Part 1: Equipment classification and requirements) and Australia/New Zealand (AS/NZS 4173: 2018 Safe use of lasers and intense light sources in health care) laser safety standards.