hygienist vs. assistant

Discussion in 'Dental Students' started by thejwar, Oct 31, 2012.

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    thejwar

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    is it tougher to become a dental hygienist or dental assistant?
     
    thejwar, Oct 31, 2012
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    LindaRDH

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    In most states, dental assistants can be trained on the job to perform a wide variety of functions. Dental hygienists, on the other hand, must complete 2-3 years of college courses, receive a minimum of an Associates degree and pass a 3 part boards exam.

    My opinion: A dental hygienist
     
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    Is it hard to get accepted into dental hygiene program ?
     
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