Follow dentists’ instructions


Work directly with dentists by following their detailed instuctions.

Alternative labels

comply with dentists’ instructions
comply with dentist’s instructions
follow instructions of the dentist
follow dentist’s instructions
follow dentist’s instruction

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Follow dentists’ instructions is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Dental technician: Dental technicians manufacture dental custom-made devices like bridges, crowns, dentures and appliances under the supervision of dental practitioners following their directions and specifications.
Dental chairside assistant: Dental chairside assistants support dental practitioners in clinical treatments, as preparation and helping in practical execution and follow-up, and administrative tasks under supervision and following the orders of the dental practitioner.
Dental hygienist: Dental hygienists work in cleaning and polishing teeth, supra- and sub-gingival scaling of the teeth, application of prophylactic materials to the teeth, collecting data, administering comprehensive advice on oral hygiene and the care of the mouth, according to patients` needs under the supervision of dental practitioners following her/his directions.

Optional skill

Follow dentists’ instructions is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022