Dental Therapy

The role of our Dental Therapist is not only to professionally clean and polish your teeth, they can carry out extended duties.

Dental Therapists are fully trained and qualified to carry out:

  • applying materials to teeth such as fluoride and fissure sealants
  • taking dental radiographs
  • providing dental health education on a one to one basis or in a group situation
  • undertaking routine restorations in both deciduous and permanent teeth, on adults and children
  • using all materials except pre cast or pinned placements
  • extracting deciduous teeth under local infiltration analgesia
  • undertaking the pulp therapy treatment of deciduous teeth.
  • placing pre formed crowns on deciduous teeth.
  • administering inferior dental nerve block analgesia under the supervision of a dentist.
  • providing emergency temporary replacement of crowns and fillings.
  • taking impressions.
  • treating patients under conscious sedation provided the dentist remains in the surgery throughout the treatment

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