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An individual who has successfully completed basic dental training and is licensed to perform all activities involving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of anomalies and diseases of the teeth, mouth, jaws and associated tissues.


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EU directive 2005/36/EU

Link to occasions of use of the term Dental Practitioner in accordance with the EU directive

Synonymous with:

Dental practitioner, Dental Surgeon, General dentist, Dental Doctor