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Unformatted text preview: Working conditions Dental hygienists work in clean, well-lighted offices at all times. They must wear safety glasses, surgical masks and gloves to protect themselves. What workers do on the job Dental hygienists remove soft and hard deposits from teeth, teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene, and provide other preventive dental care. They examine patients teeth and gums, recording the presence of diseases or abnormalities. Job prospects Job prospects are to remain high. The older dentists who retire would be replaced by recent graduates. They hire more and more hygienists because there work load gets higher and higher. The requirements I dont have In some areas they require at least one year of college and I dont have that. I also havent taking there entrance test....
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- Spring '11