Dental Hygienist

Their salary is about $70,210 a year.

Dental hygienists basically clean teeth. The also look for oral diseases in their patients, and tell patients how to have good oral hygiene.

Duties

  1. Make sure patient's teeth are clean by removing tartar and plaque
  2. Use fluoride to protect teeth
  3. Take x-rays
  4. Keep track of patients
  5. Educate patients on dental hygiene
Not as many adults nowadays are losing their teeth anymore, so there is a bigger need for people who work to clean people's teeth. That means the job outlook is pretty good.
A day-in-the-life of a dental hygienist