The dental team supports dentists to provide oral health services to people, including the treatment of dental and oral disease, dental irregularities and injuries. The dental team is made up of dentists, dental nurses, dental therapists, dental technicians and sometimes includes dental healthcare support workers.
Dental nurses assist dentists and dental therapists in all aspects of dental care, supporting both the clinician and the patien...
Dental technicians are essential members of the dental team, supporting the clinical work of a registered dentist.
Dental therapists carry out routine treatments prescribed by a dentist, such as fillings and polishing of teeth.