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den·tur·ist

(den'chūr-ist),
A dental technician who fabricates and fits dentures without supervision of a dentist.

denturist

(dĕn′chər-ĭst)
n.
A dental technician who specializes in making, fitting, and repairing dentures as a direct service to the public rather than through a licensed dentist.

denturist

[den′chərist]
a person other than a dentist who engages in the practice of dentistry, usually only to the extent of providing only the construction and insertion of complete or partial dentures without the ability to diagnose a patient's dental conditions. Most states in the United States have laws restricting such activity. See also dental laboratory technician.

den·tur·ist

(denchŭr-ist)
Dental technician who fabricates and fits dentures without supervision of a dentist.

denturist

(den´chərist),
n a person other than a dental professional (usually a technician) who engages in the practice of dentistry that is usually limited to making and fitting complete or partial dentures. Dental practice acts vary in allowing this.
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Before that date the General Dental Council (GDC) did not recognise the term clinical dental technician, and it was illegal to operate as one before the new register opened.
Thanks to the reputation and skill of its clinical dental technicians, along with a trademark service with a smile, the company has grown in stature.
A Clinical Dental Technician is a legally GDC registered and a qualified Dental care professional, trained to provide an expertise in a range of private Denture services.
Richard is one of the first members of the new profession of clinical dental technicians registered with the General Dental Council.
There are around 5000 clinical dental technicians, or denturists, in the UK with around 500 in Scotland.
By law, only dentists, dental hygienists, dental therapists and clinical dental technicians work- working to the prescription of a dentist can carry out tooth whitening.
Due to recent changes in the law, Marc has become of the city's first clinical dental technicians able to interact directly with patients, who would previously have had dentures fitted by their dentists.

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