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1 By: Erick Sanchez and, Khalif Phillips
Dental Hygiene By: Erick Sanchez and, Khalif Phillips

2 What is Dental Hygiene ? A registered dental hygienist (RDH) is a licensed dental professional who specializes in preventive oral health, typically focusing on techniques in oral hygiene. Dental hygienists provide three types of services to their patients. The first of these is preventive services to promote and, maintain good oral health.

3 What is Dental Hygiene ? Part 2
The second is educational services to help patients develop behaviours that promote better oral health and, help them understand the importance of practicing these behaviours The third type of service provided is therapeutic services which are treatments meant to stop disease and, maintain healthy tissues in the mouth. ( Local dental regulations determine the scope of practice of Dental hygienists).

4 the difference between a Dental Hygienist and, a Dentist
A dental hygienist provides three general types of services to patients. Preventive oral care Patient education on good oral hygiene Therapeutic services for oral diseases

5 Dental Hygienist Information (Facts)
Dental hygienist is one of those career fields where you can basically make your own schedule. Some work full time ( 40 hours per week) while others work on a part time bases.

6 Qualifications--------------( Education)









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