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Dental therapist

Scope of Service

The service is carried out by qualified dental therapists or trainee dental therapists who work under the supervision of dental surgeons.


A dental therapist is undertaking oral examination. A dental therapist is teaching a student to brush his teeth.

The service includes:
  • Oral health education
  • Oral examination
  • Preventive dental treatment
  • Basic restorative dental treatment *
  • Emergency service during designated office hours

*More complex dental procedures may be undertaken by dental surgeons if necessary.