Clinical disciplines in dentistry

Description

The clinical disciplines and methods, providing the coherent picture of anomalies, lesions and diseases of the teeth, mouth, jaws and associated tissues and of preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic dentistry.

Alternative labels

clinical disciplines of diagnostic and therapeutic dentistry
dentistry clinical disciplines
clinical methods in dentistry
clinical discipline in dentistry

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Clinical disciplines in dentistry is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Dentistry lecturer: Dentistry lecturers are subject professors, teachers, or lecturers, and often doctors who instruct students who have obtained an upper secondary education diploma in their own specialised field of study, dentistry, which is predominantly academic in nature. They work with their university research assistants and university teaching assistants for the preparation of lectures and of exams, for grading papers and exams, for leading laboratory practices, and for leading review and feedback sessions for the students. They also conduct academic research in their respective field of dentistry, publish their findings and liaise with other university colleagues.
Dental practitioner: Dental practitioners prevent, diagnose and treat anomalies and diseases affecting the teeth, mouth, jaws and adjoining tissues.

Optional knowledge

Clinical disciplines in dentistry is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Clinical disciplines in dentistry – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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