dental nurse


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dental nurse

A dental auxiliary trained to provide oral hygiene instruction and dental health care to school children. Formerly, the term applied to dental hygienists, but now it refers to persons trained according to a program developed in New Zealand.
See also: nurse
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Liz is well known and respected in the dental world, devoting much of her working life to dental nursing and dental nurse training where she ran the South Wales evening course, training thousands of dental nurses during 40 years.
Holly Trewin, 24, now has a job as a dental nurse at Queensway dental clinic in Billingham after achieving the Certificate of Higher Education in Dental Nurse Practice.
The job: I am a trainee dental nurse at Ayrshire Central Hospital and Dalmellington Dental Clinic.
I've been a dental nurse for 14 years and I think Jade's done more to give the job a bad name than any reputation we've ever had for being bimbos.
Coreen said: 'A lot of young people leave school and become a dental nurse for a couple of months and then leave the profession because of the lack of training.
Consumer Products, Hong Kong, who undertook rigorous training to volunteer as a dental nurse with the Hong Kong St.
After a dental nurse who used to work for him turned whistleblower, patients were offered HIV and hepatitis B and C tests.
A MERSEYSIDE dental nurse who brawled with a colleague at Liverpool's Royal hospital was suspended for six months.
THE College works closely with the Community Dental Service within Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, to deliver high quality dental nurse training to serve the needs of the North Wales regional dental practices.
The former dental nurse, of Croydon, admitted racially aggravated harassment.
Adrienne Szabo, 36, a dental nurse in nearby practice Noble Dental Care, said: "We're due to be here until 8 o'clock and have locked the door to make sure we stay safe.