There are a wide variety of roles in Dental Teams that make a big contribution to the oral health of the nation. Dental care professionals (DCPs), such as dental nurses, dental hygienists, therapists and dental technicians play an integral part in the services provided by the modern dental practice.
Members of the dental team can pursue their careers in a variety of areas: the high street dental practice, the salaried primary dental care service, dental hospitals, universities and the armed forces. Working in variety of settings gives you different options on how to further your career.
See the videos and case studies to find out more.
Videos and case studies
Life as a Dental Nurse
Chairside: Conversations about careers in dentistry
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