Scope of Practice

Clinical dental technicians are registered dental professionals who provide complete dentures direct to patients and other dental devices on prescription from a dentist. They are also qualified dental technicians. Patients with natural teeth or implants must see a dentist before the CDT can begin treatment. CDTs refer patients to a dentist if they need a treatment plan or if the CDT is concerned about the patient’s oral health. To find out more about ‘The Scope of Practice’ click here.

Clinical dental technology builds on dental technology. CDTs also:

Additional skills which CDTs could develop during their career include