Dentistry science

Description

The sciences on which dentistry is based and an understanding of scientific methods, such as the principles of measuring biological functions, the evaluation of scientifically established facts and the analysis of data.

Alternative labels

discipline of dentistry
dentistry skills
dentist science
knowledge on dentistry
science of dentistry
study on dentistry
studies on dentistry

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Dentistry science 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

Dentistry science 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. Dentistry science – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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