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数据来源： abs.gov.au 及 myfuture.edu.au
What’s it like to be an Oral Health Therapist?
Oral health therapists diagnose dental decay and gum diseases, work together
with dentists to provide routine oral health care for children and adults, and
also help to promote oral health and preventive dental practices among school
children and the broader community.
Oral health therapists who work in the public sector may be required to work
anywhere in their state or territory, although individual preferences and
applications for specific positions are taken into account.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Oral Health Therapist earn an average of $1250 per week.
The [average annual salary for this job is $65000 excluding super.]
- interested in health and wellbeing
- good hand-eye coordination
- able to do precise and detailed work
- good communication skills
- able to establish rapport with both children and adults
- able to work as part of a team.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Para Professional Jobs
Jobs in this group usually require completion of secondary education and/or
completion of some further study of a vocational nature, such as a Diploma or
an Advanced Diploma.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of BIOLOGY provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a biology-related subject is a pre-
requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of an Oral Health Therapist
Oral health therapists may perform the following tasks:
- educate and motivate people to maintain good oral health
- promote oral health in the community by providing relevant education and information, and working with other health services and groups such as parents’ groups, play groups and parents and citizens’ associations, residential care settings and schools
- work to improve oral health within child care and elderly residential care and other health support settings, especially those that cater to people who do not have access to dental care
- provide routine dental treatment for people of all ages, including dental examinations and diagnosis, cleaning, scaling and polishing teeth, filling cavities and extracting deciduous (baby) teeth under local anaesthetic
- treat people of all ages for gum conditions, take X-rays of teeth and jaws, apply sealants and fluoride therapy, and take impressions for mouthguard construction
- bring more complex dental problems to the attention of dentists
- liaise with other healthcare providers to support oral health as part of general health.