dental technician

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A dental care professional who makes custom-made dental appliances including dentures, crowns, bridges, implants, and orthodontic appliances. As from July 2008 all dental technicians in the UK must be registered with the General Dental Council. Clinical dental technicians form a new class of dental care professional in the UK and are qualified dental technicians who have received additional training to develop their clinical skills; they are able to provide clinically a range of removeable complete and partial dentures without prior review by a dentist.

http://www.dta-uk.org The British Dental Technicians Association website.

http://www.cdta.org.uk The British Clinical Dental Technicians Association website.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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