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2222 DENTISTS
 


    Dentists conduct research, improve or develop concepts, theories and operational methods, and apply medical knowledge in the field of dentistry.

    Tasks include -

    (a) conducting research into dental and related disorders and illnesses and preventive or curative methods;

    (b) making diagnoses, advising on and giving necessary dental treatment;

    (c) giving surgical, medical and other forms of treatment for particular types of dental and oral diseases and disorders;

    (d) participating in public action to maintain or improve standards of oral health and dental care:

    (e) preparing scientific papers and reports;

    (f) performing related tasks,

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified hers:

  • Dentist

  • Dentist, pedodontistry

  • Surgeon, oral/dentistry


   
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 Updated 10 August 2004, by VA.