International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry

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Table. 10.

Table. 10.

The relative working rate of dental workforce (unit: %)

Item Dental hygienist Assistant nurse


Every time doing Sometimes doing Not doing Every time doing Sometimes doing Not doing
Calculus remove 80.6 12.7 6.8 46.0 18.8 35.1
Fluoride topical application 48.7 26.9 24.5 30.7 17.5 51.8
Temporary filling 60.3 21.2 18.6 38.6 18.9 42.5
Temporary crown setting 63.9 20.1 16.0 46.4 19.2 34.4
Removal of tooth deposit 60.0 21.2 18.8 45.1 20.0 34.9
Impression taking 75.1 13.5 11.4 53.1 22.0 24.9
Bracket, wire remove 35.7 16.4 47.9 24.3 10.9 64.9
Preventive cares 76.5 16.3 7.2 55.0 22.9 22.2
Intra oral X-ray taking 81.4 13.1 5.5 59.2 18.6 22.2
Injection 7.0 9.6 83.4 28.0 3.6 68.4
Prescription guide 6.3 8.5 85.2 24.9 3.2 71.9
Vital sign check 15.3 30.3 54.4 37.9 14.1 48.1
Assisting for diagnosis 6.5 13.3 80.2 29.9 7.3 62.8
Treatment assisting / sterilization 73.5 17.3 9.2 82.8 9.1 8.2
Operation preparation/ assisting for anesthesia 69.4 17.5 13.1 79.8 10.9 9.3
Assisting for operation 68.8 16.4 14.8 75.7 12.0 12.2
Post operative care/ dressing for operative legion/post operative instruction 53.3 29.3 17.5 48.2 20.6 31.2
Int J Clin Prev Dent 2020;16:154-8 https://doi.org/10.15236/ijcpd.2020.16.4.154
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