31 Mar Dental Hygienist Memes Every Dental Hygienist Can Relate To
If you’re a dental hygienist or in the process of becoming one, you’re going to find these dental hygienist memes extremely funny and probably, painfully true.
If you’re not so familiar with the dental hygienist role and what one actually does, do keep reading as we’re shedding more light on this profession in the following paragraphs.
How to Become One?
So here’s how you become a dental hygienist. Dental hygienist often needs to graduate from an accredited dental school. They most often hold an associate’s degree, however, the certificate, bachelor and master’s degrees are very common too. After they’ve acquired the education needed, dental hygienists also need a license from the dental board of the state one lives in. After all educational requirements have been met and the license obtained, the dental hygienist starts the career usually working under dentist’s supervision.
What They Do?
Dental hygienist mostly offers an advice on dental disease prevention, teaching the patients how to maintain great oral health. They also clean patient’s teeth and check for any disease or damage. Additionally, they can take X-rays of teeth, perform teeth cleaning, make health evaluations, administer anesthetics, make a stock of needed office and dental supplies, clean equipment and educate the patients.
What’s With all the Memes?
There are a lot of tales and jokes going around about the dental hygienist school and its requirements. If you have a friend who’s a dental hygienist, you probably know many already. But even if you don’t, we hope the previous paragraphs have made some things clearer to you. If anything remained unclear, make sure you ask one when you meet them. It will make up for a great conversation. Prepare to hear fun stories of trials and tribulations of dental hygienist school. (Secretly, they love it.)
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