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Oral Health Manpower

Number of Different Oral Health Professionals
Category Total Number No./inhabitants Year Source

Dentists

5 667 n.a 2013 2)

Dental Therapists

443 n.a. 2006 1)

Chairside Assistants

7 000 n.a. 2006 1)

Dental Hygienists

955 n.a. 2006 1)

Dental Laboratory Technicians

512 n.a. 2006 1)


1) South African Dental Association.
2) WHO Estimates of Health Personnel
n.a.= not available


Distribution of Dentists by Sex
  % Female % Male Year Source
Total % 36 64 2006 1)


1) South African Dental Association.


Dentists by Employment (per cent)
% Goverment Service % Private Practice % Universities % Other Year Source
13 72 6 9 2006 1)


1) South African Dental Association.


Number of Specialists
Speciality Number Year
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 110 2004
Orthodontics 110 2004
Periodontics 45 2004
Prosthodontics 45 2004
Oral Pathology 10 2004
Community Dentistry 50 2004


Source: South African Dental Association.


Last updated by Samuel Wahlström