Did you know…
The average annual salary for a Dental Hygienist in California is $99,210 and a state license is required to work.
As a Dental Hygienist you would work under a licensed dentist in a general or specialized clinic, hospital, nursing home, or other healthcare facility.
Your daily duties may include…
Cleaning teeth, examining teeth for signs of oral diseases, educating patients on oral hygiene, and taking x-rays. Dental Hygienists are required to stand and lean over patients for long hours. Exhibiting strong communication skills and compassion is important since many patients might be in pain or scared.
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