Health Care Careers in 2 Years: Jump-Starting a Career in Dentistry, 1st Edition

  • Carol Hand
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508184976
  • ISBN-13: 9781508184973
  • DDC: 617.6
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Many people want a meaningful health care career, without the time and expense of eight years of training. This straightforward volume explores the field of allied dentistry, which can launch a rewarding career in two years or less. For dental assistant, dental hygienist, and dental laboratory technician, readers examine typical duties, personal characteristics needed for success, tools and technology used, and average salary. Required education, the job application process, and strategies for on-the-job success are clearly presented. Sidebars cover topics such as new trends in braces, using ultrasonics in dental hygiene, and actions that help students succeed, including job shadowing and mentoring.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Being a Dental Assistant.
2: Being a Dental Laboratory Technician.
3: Being a Dental Hygienist.
4: Education for Allied Dentistry.
5: Finding a Job in Allied Dentistry.
6: Strategies for Success in Allied Dentistry.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.