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Zahnärztliche/r Assistent/in (Austria)

  • Generic name of profession

    Dental assistant/ Dental Nurse
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Zahnärztliche/r Assistent/in
    Dental assistant (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    Other  Directive 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:
    Zahnärztegesetz, BGBl. I Nr. 126/2005
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    SEC - Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course , Art. 11 b
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Unterstützung von Angehörigen des zahnärztlichen Berufs und des Dentistenberufs sowie von Fachärzten für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie bei der Behandlung und Betreuung der Patienten einschließlich der Durchführung von organisatorischen und Verwaltungstätigkeiten in der zahnärztlichen Ordination.
    Provision of support to dental practitioners and dentists as well as specialists in oral and maxillo-facial surgery in the treatment and care of patients as well as performance of organisational and administrative tasks in dental surgeries. (EN)
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