It is a Diploma certificate course. On successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Diploma Dental Hygienist certificate. Using this qualification, they may practice Dental Hygienist anywhere in India.
Some skills required by a Dental Hygienist are mentioned below:
Caring attitude towards patients
Stamina and will to work for long hours (depends on schedules)
Patience (especially when dealing with kids)
Clinical know how
Good communication skills
Career prospects and job opportunities
People now-a-days are giving more attention to oral health care. Dental problems are on the rise among Indians due to changing lifestyle and food habits. The number of patients approaching dentists has increased. As dental hygienists assist dentists, their demand too has increased.
There are many job opportunities available for a dental hygienist in India. Both, private and Government sector jobs are available in front of them. Dental hygienists may find work at private hospitals (dental wards), Government hospitals (dental wards), private dental clinics, Government healthcare mission and schemes, community health centres, Armed Forces and NGOs.
Apart from that, dental hygienists may also start sales and marketing of dental products. They can work as a salesman or marketer independently or under a specific company.
Salary of Dental Hygienists
The salary of a Dental Hygienist depends on a number of factors like job profile, job location, qualification, experience, skills and employer.
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