Dental Hygenist

Career: Dental Hygienist

A Dental Hygienist assists dentists by determining a patient's oral health, cleaning teeth, and providing preventative dental care. They also educate their patients on ways to improve and maintain the health of their teeth and gums. This career requires an Associate’s Degree. To prepare for this career you might learn how to take care of your own mouth and teeth, investigate human body systems and how they work, or develop your fine motor skills by organizing things in small spaces.