Remove calculus, plaque and stains

Description

Remove calculus, plaque, and stains from all surfaces of the teeth according to the dentist`s directions and under the dentist`s supervision.

Alternative labels

eliminate calculus, plaque and stains
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erase calculus, plaque and stains

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Remove calculus, plaque and stains is an essential skill of the following occupations:

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

Remove calculus, plaque and stains 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.

 


 

References

  1. Remove calculus, plaque and stains – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022