Roles in the dental team
Whatever your role, you’ll be making a big contribution to the oral health of the nation and the wider care of patients.
You'll help children and adults look after their teeth and gums.
You'll support the dental team in all aspects of patients’ dental care.
Dental technician/dental technologist
You'll make the dentures, crowns, bridges and dental braces that improve your patients' appearance, speech and ability to chew.
You'll handle much of the routine dental work in a practice such as scaling and polishing.
You'll work with patients and the general public to prevent and treat dental and oral disease.