What does a dental hygenist do?

Answer Dental hygienists work as a part of the team of professionals in a dentist's office. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the demand for dental hygienists will increase by 36 percent t... Read More »

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How does becoming a dental hygenist work?

Hi -I was looking at their website. UMKC is unusual in that they grant a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene. Most DH programs are an associate's degree with just 2 years of college.It seems that... Read More »

How long does it take to be a dental hygenist?

It typically takes between two and four years to become a dental hygienist. Associate's degrees or certificates require up to two years of education, whereas bachelor's degrees usually require four... Read More »

How much does a dental hygenist make an hour?

Dental hygienists average an hourly rate of $26.72 to $36.45, with overtime at $29.84 to $48.58 as of May 2010, according to the With annual bonuses of $299 to $1,497, commissions of ... Read More »

How much money does a dental hygenist make a week?

Dental hygienists make on average $30.19 an hour. If a dental hygienist works an average 40 hours per week, then his or her weekly salary would average $1,207.60.SourceU.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics