A 51-year-old member asked:
What is the difference between dentist and dental hygienist?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered
39 years experience in Dentistry
Privileges: The difference in the amount of education affords each a set of privileges, determined by the state in which they are licensed. For the most part, a hygienist practices under the direct supervision of a dentist. Use your favorite search engine to research exactly what each does in maintaining and restoring your oral health.
Answered on Dec 23, 2013
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