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Dental Hygienist Zana Strickland
WHAT THEY DO Take X-rays. Cleans Teeth Records and review patient medical histories. Examines gums for certain diseases.
WHY THIS CAREER IS FOR ME I like being around people. Help out with no problems involved. I like to be in control of things. Like to do hands-on work. Very friendly.
SKILLS YOU NEED Judgment and decision making Instructing Coordination Time management Active listening Persuasive
WHAT TO LEARN Take a high school course in Healthcare Science Associate’s degree or higher. On the job Training.
MONEY & OUTLOOK Local Average: $65,570 Experienced: $489,220 Average Hourly: $31.52 Increasing. Annual growth rate is 37%. 353 job openings National Average Wage: $68,680 Average Hourly Wage: $33.02
RELATED CAREERS Dental Assistants Dentists Orthodontists Dental Laboratory Technicians
SUMMARY Performs non-surgical dental treatments and instructs individuals in the care of the teeth and gums. This career is part of the healthcare science pathway. You have be to very coordinated with hands and eyes. It often takes two years to receive a Associate's degree to become a Dental Hygienist and licensed in the state you which to practice in.
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