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Prophylaxeassistent/in (Austria)

  • Generic name of profession

    Dental assistant/ Dental Nurse
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Prophylaxis 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
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    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:
    Durchführung von prophylaktischen Maßnahmen zur Vorbeugung der Erkrankung der Zähne, des Mundes und der Kiefer einschließlich der dazugehörigen Gewebe nach Anordnung und unter Aufsicht von Angehörigen des zahnärztlichen Berufs und des Dentistenberufs.
    Performance of prophylactic measures to prevent diseases of the teeth, mouth, jaw and associated tissues on the orders and under the supervision of a dental practitioner or dentist. (EN)
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