The dental nurse plays an important role in the organisation and management of the dental practice, assists the dentist, dental hygienist, dental therapist, dental technician in all aspects of patient treatment and care from check-ups to carrying out patients through operations.
Typical responsibilities include:
Dental Nurses can be employed in a variety of working environments, include
General dental surgeries | Dental Hospitals | Health service executive dental clinics | Specialist surgeries | General hospitals with dental theatre settings | Clerical positions | Armed forces
Opportunities for the Dental Nurse include
Senior dental nurse | Clinic nurse manager | Nurse tutor | Representatives | Oral health promoters
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