Salary Range Potential:
Community College or Technical Degree
Speaking, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Social Perceptiveness, Decision Making, Active Learning
Types of Employers:
Dental Hygienists work under the supervision of a dentist. Most hygienists' daily duties include removing plaque from and polishing a patient's teeth during a routine checkup, screening patients, reviewing a patient's oral health history and teaching appropriate brushing and flossing techniques.
Dental Hygienist- $50,0000%
Cashier - $20,8800%
Waitress/Waiter - $20,7700%
Fast Food Workers - $20,7700%
Security Guard - $26,1700%
Private Sector - $41,6000%
The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation. It is designed to train a person for technical work in a dental office. Dental Hygiene services are provided under the supervision of a licensed dentist and are governed by the state dental practice acts.
Pre-requisites required:Students are required to first enroll in a year (31 hours) of pre-dental hygiene courses and must earn a minimum grade of C in each course in the Pre-Dental Hygiene curriculum to qualify for admission.
Length of Program:6 semesters
Summary of Program Requirements:Students are required to first enroll in a year (31 hours) of pre-dental hygiene courses and must earn a minimum grade of C in each course in the Pre-Dental Hygiene curriculum to qualify for admission.
Skills NeededSpeaking, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation Judgment and Decision Making, Active Learning, Coordination, Persuasion, Science, Operation Monitoring
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