A 48-year-old member asked:
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What is the difference between dental hygienist vs. Physician assistant?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Here you go..: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/dental-hygienists.htm http://www.Bls.Gov/ooh/healthcare/physician-assistants.Htm.
Answered on Apr 7, 2014

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Dr. Kenneth Zipkin
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See below: A hygienist is trained to clean teeth. An assistant is trained to aid the dr in his/her treatment of the patient.
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