Perform dental clinical examination


Perform a comprehensive examination of the patient`s teeth and gums, collecting data using clinical, radiographic, and periodontal techniques as well as dental charting and other techniques in order to assess the patient`s needs.

Alternative labels

apply clinical dental examination techniques
perform dental clinical examinations
perform clinical dental examinations
perform teeth and gums examination

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Perform dental clinical examination is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Dental practitioner: Dental practitioners prevent, diagnose and treat anomalies and diseases affecting the teeth, mouth, jaws and adjoining tissues.

Optional skill

Perform dental clinical examination 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.




  1. Perform dental clinical examination – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022