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dental practitioner





Dental practitioners prevent, diagnose and treat anomalies and diseases affecting the teeth, mouth, jaws and adjoining tissues.

Alternative Labels

associate dental practitioner

associate dentist

community dental practitioner

community dentist

conservative dentist

dental practitioner


geriatric dentist

paediatric dentist

principal dental practitioner

principal dentist

Regulatory Aspect

This occupation is covered by the Directive 2005/36/EC (and its amendments) on the recognition of professional qualifications. Further information on free movement of professionals. To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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