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Dental therapist (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Dental therapist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Dental therapist
    Translation(s):
    Dental therapist (EN)
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  

    Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and the Directive 2005/36/EC on recognition of professional qualifications

    National legislation:

    Dentists Act 1984

    Useful link:
    http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1984/24

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Other  

    Protected title by virtue of a licensing system based on appropriate qualification.

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Yes
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Dental therapists are registered dental professionals who carry out certain items of dental treatment direct to patients or under prescription from a dentist. Protected title: dental therapist.

    Translation(s):

    Dental therapists are registered dental professionals who carry out certain items of dental treatment direct to patients or under prescription from a dentist. Protected title: dental therapist.

    (EN)
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