denturist


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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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The acceptance of medical denturists in California has the potential to significantly alter the delivery of oral health care in California through easier access to affordable, quality denture related services.
Oregonians voted Tuesday to allow dental technicians - called denturists - to place partial sets of false teeth in the mouths of patients.
There is no additional training required for a denturist prior to fabricating removable partial dentures on patients if this measure passes.
This law would allow us to have those kinds of relationships which will only benefit the patient," said Shawn Murray, another Eugene denturist.
Measure 24 would allow denturists to provide partial dentures.
The remaining 73% of respondents reported that they did collaborate with others; 93% of those stated they did so with dentists followed distantly by denturists (28%), physicians (25%), and other health professionals with whom collaboration scores were 9% and lower (Table 1).
Since then, Global Dental Science has been providing dental lab owners, denturists, dentists, and prosthodontists alike with innovative, digital denture design.
Oral health in relation to wearing removable dentures provided by dentists, denturists and laboratory technicians.
However, Maine LD 1310 is unique in that it creates a Board of Oral Health with two dentists, two dental hygienists, two denturists and three public members whose major role is administrative, utilizing three individual subcommittees to regulate dentists, dental hygienists and denturists.
I had been treated by dentists, denturists and even consultants.
This power was recently exercised by the Minister of Health with the College of Denturists after a government ordered audit called into question the governance of this college (see Nicholas Keung, "Province takes over denturists' regulator" The Star (27 March 2012), online: The Star <http://www.
My sudden availability for work in a strange land complete with a sleeping giant led to the Fort William Times Journal where I still hold in my possession a full-page feature on denturists.