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Dental Hygienists

November 28, 2010

Basic Facts About Dental Hygienists Dental hygienists carry out a variety of functions and are essential to the process of proper oral hygiene.  Hygienists perform many duties that not only help patients maintain good dental hygiene, but they also keep the workplace running smoothly.  The number of duties they perform varies according to the states [...]

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Dental Hygienist

November 26, 2010

What Is a Dental Hygienist? A dental hygienist provides many preventive care measures from teaching their patients how to take care of their teeth to removing soft and hard deposits such as plaque, stains and tartar from the teeth.  He or she also examines the gums and teeth to make note of any defects or [...]

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The Basics of Dental Hygiene

November 23, 2010

The Basics of Dental Hygiene Dental hygiene involves the measures one takes to promote good dental health by keeping the mouth and teeth clean to prevent adverse dental health issues and bad breath.  Also called oral hygiene, it also refers to the condition of oral health that results from good dental hygiene practice or from [...]

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Dental Assistant Training

November 21, 2010

Undergoing Dental Assistant Training Dental assistant training is usually not a formal process.  One can get training at a school, but training is also sometimes available on the job depending upon the expected duties of an assistant at a particular location.  However, training is required for certification.  Those who want to receive certification must follow [...]

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Dental Hygiene Schools

November 19, 2010

The Benefits of Dental Hygiene Schools Finding the right dental hygiene schools is just the first step to becoming a dental hygienist.  Receiving the proper education is essential to getting the licensure and other qualifications needed in the field.  Entry-level programs provide prospective hygienists with associate degrees, bachelor degrees or certificates.  Licensed hygienists with professional [...]

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Dental Hygienist Requirements

November 16, 2010

What Are the Dental Hygienist Requirements? There are several dental hygienist requirements for those looking to get into the field.  These requirements start with the type of education and training needed to get on the right road to a career in the oral health field.  Fulfilling these dental hygienist requirements can open up many career [...]

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Dental Hygienist Programs

November 14, 2010

What Dental Hygienist Programs Have to Offer Dental hygienist programs may be specified to accommodate all kinds of students’ needs.  There is the basic entry level degree-completion program that most students take.  There are also re-entry programs designed for dental hygienists returning to the field after an absence.  Many may decide to pursue master’s degree [...]

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The Dental Assistant Salary

November 12, 2010

The Dental Assistant Salary The dental assistant salary will vary according to a number of factors such as education level, the specific industry in which he or she works and the city and state in which he or she works.  The national average salary for a dentist assistant typically ranges from around $11 to $16 [...]

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Dental Hygienist Jobs

November 9, 2010

Opportunities with Dental Hygienist Jobs Dental hygienist jobs are constantly evolving with ever more advances and innovations in the technology and methods available.  On any given day, one can find hundreds of dental hygienist jobs advertised in niche job boards as well as more general job boards.   This field is one of the fastest growing [...]

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Dental Assistant Programs

November 7, 2010

Getting Ahead with Dental Assistant Programs Dental assistant programs can help those looking to get into the field get the education and experience they need to be competitive in the job market.  Many dentists actually prefer to hire experienced assistants, so finding a good program can be a worthwhile investment for those lacking on-the-job experience.  [...]

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