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Dental Hygienists

Skills & Knowledge

 

Most Important Skills for Dental Hygienists


 

Most Important Knowledge Areas for Dental Hygienists



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Describe Your Skills


People who have worked in this career typically perform the following tasks. These statements can help a prospective employer understand what you can do, on a resume or during an interview.

  • Helping and caring for people.
  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Documenting or recording information.
  • Keeping up-to-date with new knowledge.
  • Identifying information by categorizing, comparing, or detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards.
  • Working directly with the public.
  • Creating and maintaining interpersonal relationships.

 

Careers that Use Similar Skills


The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Dental Hygienists.

 

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