Oral health therapists: what is their role in Australian health care?

@article{Ford2013OralHT,
  title={Oral health therapists: what is their role in Australian health care?},
  author={Pauline J Ford and Camile S Farah},
  journal={International journal of dental hygiene},
  year={2013},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={22-7}
}
The aim of this report was to examine the role of the oral health therapist (OHT) in the contemporary Australian context. The original intent of the OHT role was to address unmet community oral health need in a cost-effective manner. Although it was recognized that OHTs would need to deliver clinical treatment, particularly restorative services for children, the core of their education and their knowledge and proficiency is in oral health and public health promotion. Unmet oral health need… CONTINUE READING
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