Presentation on theme: "By: Jazzmin Sledge. A dental hygienist is a licensed professional who specializes in preventive oral health, typically focusing on techniques in oral."— Presentation transcript:
A dental hygienist is a licensed professional who specializes in preventive oral health, typically focusing on techniques in oral hygiene, & some are licensed to administer local Anastasia.
Common procedures performed by hygienist include cleanings known as: Prophylaxis Scaling & root planning Taking of prescribed radiographs Dental sealants Administration of fluoride Providing instruction for providing instruction for proper oral hygiene & care
I’m interested in Dental Hygiene because I like to help people. It seems like a good job and a nice way to earn a good pay. I think I might be good at it.
Several Education Options: 2-Year certificate program or associate’s degree in dental hygiene Successful completion of an accredited dental hygienist program is the usual requirements for entering this career. High School Degree Submitted college entrance test score to the institution. An Average yearly salary is $60,000 Certificate programs can be completed in 2-3 years
Some of the subjects studied in a dental hygienist program include: Pharmacology Nutrition Histology Pathology Chemistry Period ontology Radiology Dental Hygiene Anatomy Microbiology
I learned different things this year. I learned different things like how the body works and about oral hygiene. I also learned about tobacco cancer. I learned the different effects to tobacco cancer and what is looks like when someone has it. So I wants to help people and encourage them to keep there teeth nice white and clean.!=)