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someone trained to provide preventive dental service (cleaning teeth or taking x-rays)

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To schedule an appointment, call the Tri-C Dental Hygiene Clinic at (216) 987-4411 or (216) 987-4413.
During the first year of training, the student studies liberal arts, basic science and dental hygiene preparatory courses.
Describe the future needs of dental hygiene practice;
PHOTO Christopher Huanosta, 8-1/2, practices good dental hygiene after getting help last year.
As part of West Coast University's commitment to give back to the community in which we serve, our Dental Hygiene Clinic offers a variety of services at no charge to those who may not otherwise have access to this vital level of care," said Dr.
Charting your dental hygiene career destiny within the first year post-graduation is a lot like connecting the stars into constellations.
National Dental Hygiene Month programs -- usually community outreach events -- are as varied as the dental hygienists who plan them and have included toothbrush exchanges, library promotions, denture-labeling sessions, 10K races, and free oral screenings.
The foundation for growth for dental hygiene--whether this means a community setting, mid-level provider or private practice--is the dental hygiene process of care (Figure 2).
West Coast University has announced that the Dental Hygiene Clinic at its Anaheim campus will offer the public free dental hygiene services ranging from oral inspection and risk assessment, to digital and traditional imaging (X-rays), to preventative therapies and non-surgical periodontal therapy (cleanings).
The ADHA defines a Mid-level Oral Health Practitioner as a licensed dental hygienist who has graduated from an accredited dental hygiene program and who provides primary oral health care directly to patients to promote and restore oral health through assessment, diagnosis, treatment, evaluation and referral services.
October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and this year's theme focuses on starting the conversation about oral hygiene.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) -- A citation has been upheld against a dental hygiene professor at Iowa Western Community College for allowing students to perform dental work unsupervised.
The evolution of dental hygiene education in Canada has resulted in an eclectic array of entry-to-practice (ETP) programs ranging from 2-year and 3-year diploma programs to a 4-year bachelor's degree program.
axiUm Dental Hygiene Edition Available in North America for Dental Hygiene Education Institutions
Idaho Power and the Ronald McDonald House of Charities of Idaho has given grants to the Idaho State University Department of Dental Hygiene to buy mobile dental equipment and begin a school-based sealant program at Greenacres Elementary School.