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People who enjoy helping others in a healthcare environment but do not want to devote several years to specialized training may be interested in becoming a dental hygienist.
An article in the Patriot Ledger describes how many hygienists consider their profession to be a good mix of tasks that utilize a variety of skills.
Responsibilities of a dental hygienist include teeth cleanings, X-rays, fluoride treatments, sealants and dental education.
Another important quality for the job is strong communication skills, the article suggests, as patients have varying needs - as well as being uncertain about dental care.
Some dental hygienists are also attracted to the career because it generally offers flexible work schedules. And recent job reports have indicated that the profession is still in demand - and may well continue to be.
"People will always have cavities, so I don't think this will be a dying profession," Massachusetts hygienist Lois Clark told the publication. "I can't imagine that there would never be a need for a dental hygienist."
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