dental auxiliary

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dental auxiliary

A person who assists in the care and treatment of dental patients. Responsibilities vary according to the needs of the dentist, training and capabilities of the individual, and state regulations. Common dental auxiliaries include receptionist, dental assistant, dental hygienist, and dental lab technician.
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den·tal aux·i·li·ary

(dentăl awg-zilyĕr-ē)
Employees or staff involved in provision of dental care (e.g., dental assistant, dental hygienist, office manager).
See also: auxiliary
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Moreover, the nature of the application procedure facilitates its use by dental auxiliaries, such as RDHAPs.
Tobacco Cessation counseling practices and attitude among the dentist and the dental auxiliaries of urban and rural areas of Modinagar, India.
However, for many dental auxiliaries, fall means a trip to the South Shore of Massachusetts to attend the "Elizabeth Ann Baer Memorial Scholarship Seminar".
The workshop, which was held in Hormuz Grand Hotel in Muscat attracted participants from different health sectors in the Sultanate including general dental surgeons and dental auxiliaries, as well as members from the hematology departments at both the Royal Hospital and SQUH.
Knowledge and practice adopted by dental practitioners and dental auxiliaries regarding biomedical waste management in Puna.
35) The geographical disproportion of dental colleges, erroneous dentist-population ratio, uneven specialist training, lack of dental auxiliaries, and insufficient dental workforce in rural areas and immigration and migration of dental workforce are restricting the dental care providers from fulfilling the dental needs of the people.
That dental team can be expanded as needed, as new certified public health hygienists and expanded function dental auxiliaries are trained, recruited and deployed, improving utilization of and efficiency in dental homes.
CPD Lectures and Workshops for Dentists and Dental Auxiliaries
Back and Neck Problems among Dentists and Dental Auxiliaries.
The purpose of this study was twofold: to compare the survival rates of ART restorations with conventional methods such as amalgam as modalities to treat carious lesions in permanent dentition in Ecuador, Panama, and Uruguay; and to explore differences in the delivery of this service by dentists and dental auxiliaries in terms of failure rates and overall costs.
An Economic Study of Expanded Duties of Dental Auxiliaries in Colorado.