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Burnos higienistas (Lithuania)

  • Generic name of profession

    Dental hygienist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Burnos higienistas
    Dental hygienist (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Lithuania Dental Chamber Law
    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:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    The profession of Dental hygienist is closely linked to health and safety. In order to ensure the quality of the services provided in our territory this profession is covered by the general system for the recognition of qualification. Public health and patient safety are the priority aspects of the health policy of the Republic of Lithuania.

  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Burnos higienistas įvertina paciento burnos būklę, šalina apnašas, atlieka dantų poliravimą,taiko vietinę nejautrą ir gydo pirmines ertmes; teikia konsultacijas ir mokymus dėl ligų profilaktikos ir priemonių taikymo.
    Investigation and assess of the state of the teeth; diagnostics, treatment plan, consultation / information, work with ionising radiation, application of local aneasthetics and treatment of primary cavities. (EN)
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