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Czech Republic

Dentální hygienistka (Czech Republic)

  • Generic name of profession

    Dental hygienist
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Dentální hygienistka
    Dental hygienist (EN)
    Czech Republic
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    Other  Profession is regulated only by national legislation.
    National legislation:
    Act No. 96/2004 Coll., Art. 17
    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):
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    According to Act 96/2004  on paramedical professions §76b competent authority is entitled to carry out prior check of qualification. The pursue of paremedical professions requires high level of qualification and unqualified personnel might endanger life, health or security of citizens.

  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Nelékařský zdravotnický pracovník, který vykonává výchovné činnosti v rámci zubní prevence. Na základě indikace lékaře poskytuje preventivní péči na úseku dentální hygieny a pod odborným dohledem zubního lékaře asistuje při poskytování preventivní, léčebn
    Non-medical healthcare professional who carries out educational activities in the dental prevention. Based on doctor's indications provides preventive care in the area of dental hygiene and under the supervision of a dentist assists in the provision of pr (EN)
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