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Klinikai fogászati higiénikus (Hungary)

  • Generic name of profession

    Dental hygienist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Klinikai fogászati higiénikus
    Dental hygienist/ Clinical dental hygiene technician (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    1997. évi CLIV. törvény az egészségügyről
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    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without 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:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Justification for Article 7.4:
    The competent authority performs a prior check of qualification to safeguard health and safety of a patient, because the activities of a healthcare professionals can have direct negative impact on patient’s health, if the professional is not qualified accordingly.
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    A klinikai fogászati higiénikus a fogorvosi team tagja. Rendelkezik a szükséges anatómiai-élettani, táplálkozási, fogászati, fogpótlástani, szájsebészeti, szájhigiénés szakmai ismeretekkel, így a klasszikus asszisztensi feladatok ellátásán kívül önállóan - akár saját praxisban is - képes a szájüregi vizsgálatokat és fogászati megelőző eljárásokat alkalmazni, képes a fogászati egészségnevelésre, illetve a fogászati betegek ápolására és gondozására.
    The hygiene professional is a member of the team of dentists. He/she bears the necessary professional knowledge in the field of anatomy- physiology, nutrition, dentistry, prosthodontics, oral surgery, oral hygiene, and this way, above the classical tasks of assistants, he/she is individually – even in an own praxis – able to apply the oral examinations and preventive dental procedures, he/she performs dental health education, nurses and takes care of dental patients. (EN)
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