Clean teeth, examine patients for dental problems, and provide other preventive dental care.
Dental Hygienists inspect teeth and gums. They clean teeth with dental instruments and scan for dental problems. They help to educate patients about how to care for their teeth.
|Wages||Data not available|
|Outlook||The outlook is Excellent|
|Education & Training||Associate's degree is needed for entry.|
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|Career Pathways||Therapeutic Services|
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