The Scope for Implant-retained Over-dentures in Denturism-practice involves clinical procedures associated with the design, manufacture, trial fitting and repair of removable complete and partial implant-retained over-dentures prescribed and fitted by a practising Dentist or Dental Specialist.

In addition to the activities defined in the detailed Scopes for Dental Technology and Denturism practice, the additional Scope for implant-retained over-denture practice includes:

 

  • Taking impressions and undertaking other non-invasive clinical procedures involved in the construction of removable complete and partial implant-retained over-dentures on the prescription of and prior to the final fitting by a Dentist or dental specialist.
  • Repairing removable complete and partial implant-retained over-dentures prescribed and fitted by a Dentist or dental specialist and appropriate referral when indicated.
  • Relining removable complete and partial implant-retained over-dentures on the prescription of, and prior to the final fitting by a Dentist, or dental specialist.