Dental Hygienist. Zana Strickland. WHAT THEY DO. Take X-rays. Cleans Teeth Records and review patient medical histories. Examines gums for certain diseases. WHY THIS CAREER IS FOR ME. I like being around people. Help out with no problems involved. I like to be in control of things.
Performs non-surgical dental treatments and instructs individuals in the care of the teeth and gums. This career is part of the healthcare science pathway. You have be to very coordinated with hands and eyes. It often takes two years to receive a Associate's degree to become a Dental Hygienist and licensed in the state you which to practice in.