Dentists typically do the following: Remove decay from teeth and fill cavities Repair cracked or fractured teeth and remove teeth Straighten teeth to correct bite issues Place sealants or whitening agents on teeth Give anesthetics to keep patients from feeling pain during procedures Write Dentists use a variety of equipment, including x-ray machines, drills, mouth mirrors, probes, forceps, brushes, and ...
Design bridgework, fit dentures and provide appliances to correct abnormal positioning of the teeth and jaws, or write fabrication instructions or prescriptions for use by denturists and dental technicians Supervise dental hygienists, dental assistants and other staff. Dentists may specialize
Eligible Profiles dental surgeon dentist doctor of dental surgery endodontist general practice dentist implantologist – dentistry oral and dental surgeon oral and maxillofacial surgeon oral medicine specialist oral pathologist oral pathology and maxillofacial surgery specialist oral radiologist
hygienist registered dental therapist Main Duties Dental hygienists Conduct an initial dental assessment and consult with dentists on patient care Take dental impressions Instruct patients regarding oral hygiene procedures Clean and stimulate the gums to prevent gum disease Remove stains and deposits from