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What do dental hygienists, technicians and therapists do?

  • motivate children, parents and the community to improve oral health
  • provide fluoride therapy and remove deposits from teeth
  • apply non-invasive fissure sealants to teeth
  • take impressions of the mouth and dental radiographs
  • fabricate full and partial dentures and repair and reline denture bases
  • construct mouth guards, crowns, metal clasps, inlays, bridgework and other aids

Low

projected job openings

$65-$78k

qualified full-time wage

50%

employed full-time

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