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Dentists/Dental Support Personnel

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  • YO-3000.1800 Dentists/Dental Support Personnel 2

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    Individuals who specialize in the care of the teeth and associated structures in the oral cavity and provide for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the teeth and gums either as licensed professionals or as support staff.

  • YO-3000.1800-300 General Dentists 2

    Individuals who diagnose, prevent and treat problems with teeth or mouth tissue. They remove decay, fill cavities, examine x-rays, place protective plastic sealants on children's teeth, straighten teeth and repair fractured teeth. They also perform corrective surgery on gums and supporting bones to treat gum diseases. Dentists extract teeth and make models and measurements for dentures to replace missing teeth. They provide instruction on diet, brushing, flossing, the use of fluorides and other aspects of dental care; administer anesthetics; and write prescriptions for antibiotics and other medications.