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How much do dental hygienists do in regular practice?

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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
General Practice
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In brief: Preliminary exam

Hygienists do several things.
X-rays, preliminary examination, prophylaxis, some periodontal procedures, and oral hygiene instructions. In some offices their duties may be more expanded than this list.

In brief: Preliminary exam

Hygienists do several things.
X-rays, preliminary examination, prophylaxis, some periodontal procedures, and oral hygiene instructions. In some offices their duties may be more expanded than this list.
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
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Dr. David Stall
Dentistry

In brief: A lot

In progressive dental offices, dental hygienists act as co-providers similar to medical physician assistants.
They can help provide early diagnosis for dental problems, they provide periodontal (gum) therapies, and also help in some ways with the cosmetic and therapeutic options for the dental office.

In brief: A lot

In progressive dental offices, dental hygienists act as co-providers similar to medical physician assistants.
They can help provide early diagnosis for dental problems, they provide periodontal (gum) therapies, and also help in some ways with the cosmetic and therapeutic options for the dental office.
Dr. David Stall
Dr. David Stall
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