Dental team careers

If you have a passion for helping people stay healthy, a career in the dental team could be for you.

There are career opportunitirs working directly with patients and behind the scenes.

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Roles and opportunities in the dental team

Dental hygienist

Dental hygienists are an important part of the dental team, preventing dental problems in adults and children.

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Dental nurse

A dental nurse supports the dentist in all aspects of patients’ dental care.

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Dental technician/dental technologist

Dental technicians (or dental technologists as they are often referred to) make the dentures, crowns, bridges and dental braces that improve patients’ appearance, speech and ability to chew.

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Dental therapist

A dental therapist does some of the more straightforward work undertaken by a dentist.

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Dentists are the frontline of good oral health. They work with communities to prevent and treat dental/oral disease, correct dental irregularities and treat dental/facial injuries.

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