dental hygienist

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

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In total, Heartland Dental has made an $850,000 impact with its gift allowing the foundation, with approval from the Lake Land board of trustees, to name the lab the Heartland Dental Dental Hygiene lab for a period of five years, at which time it may be extended for an additional period of time.
The dental hygiene profession globally is relatively small in comparison to most other health professions such as nursing and physiotherapy and, as such, this conference brought together colleagues from around the world.
I believe that part of the answer involves researching the benefits or outcomes of advancing dental hygiene education.
At a total cost of $6 million, the 17,500 square foot dental hygiene school comprises two primary training areas, plus four x-ray rooms, laboratories, classrooms and administration offices.
(8.) McIntyre, Eleanor, "Dental Hygiene: The Consequences of a Feminized Profession," Canadian Dental Hygiene/Probe.
As a result, it can be challenging for dental hygiene programs and their faculty to ensure that the most contemporary approaches are being taught and reinforced throughout all elements of educational programming.
The Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene (CJDH) is evolving with the times.
During the fall 2008 semester, Paramus, N.J.'s Bergen Community College dental hygiene program students have been demonstrating routine dental hygiene procedures to students from Alpine Learning Group, a school for children with autism.
Dental hygiene scholarship development exists on a continuum.