Scope of Practice is a terminology used by national and state/provincial licensing boards for various professions to define the procedures, actions, and processes that are permitted for licensed individuals for specific demonstrated competency. Regulations prescribe requirements for education and training, and define Scope of Practice; a dynamic entity which is continually moulded to reflect the techniques and procedures commonly used in practice.

Worldwide Denturists are the only occupational category, specifically trained for the direct provision of removable oral prostheses to the public. Denturists are trained and educated in the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to provide independent services. Equipped with solid technical training as a Dental Technician, and post-technician training in sciences, clinical skills and interpersonal skills, Denturists are expertly equipped to design, create, construct, and modify removable oral prosthesesis to ensure optimal fit, maximum comfort, and general well-being. Denturists are thoroughly educated in the theoretical and practical aspects of intra-oral, extra-oral and technical procedures. Along with diagnostic and treatment expertise, Denturists must employ creative manual skills.

Internationally Denturists’ patients can claim appropriate benefits from health insurance funds and Medical Schemes. Professional indemnity insurance for Denturists is the lowest of any health profession because complaints are minimal, due to their excellent efficiency. This trend is predictable, as the provision of dentures is the sole source of income for Denturists; it is their specialized calling!