Dental Hygienist Australia

Dental Hygienist Australia ANZSCO 411211:

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Dental Hygienist Australia ANZSCO 411211:

Description

Carries out preventative dental procedures under the direction of a Dentist. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

2

Group: 4112 Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists

Description

provide supportive dental services in preventative and restorative dental procedures, and construct and repair dental appliances.

Tasks

  • providing educational programs to motivate children, parents and the community in matters relating to oral health
  • providing fluoride therapy by applying remineralising solutions and desensitising agents
  • removing deposits from teeth
  • applying non-invasive fissure sealants to teeth
  • taking impressions of the mouth
  • taking dental radiographs
  • administering local anaesthesia by infiltration and mandibular nerve block
  • fabricating full and partial dentures
  • constructing mouth guards, crowns, metal clasps, inlays, bridgework and other aids
  • repairing and relining denture bases

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

  • 411211 Dental Hygienist
  • 411212 Dental Prosthetist
  • 411213 Dental Technician
  • 411214 Dental Therapist