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Employers of Dental Hygiene majors in KY

Dental Hygienists

Dental hygienists clean teeth, examine patients for signs of oral diseases such as gingivitis, and provide other preventive dental care. They also educate patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health. In 2016, almost all dental hygienists worked in dentists’ offices, and more than half worked part time. More than half of dental hygienists work part time. Dental hygienists typically need an associate’s degree in dental hygiene. Programs typically take 3 years to complete. All states require dental hygienists to be licensed; requirements vary by state. The median annual wage for dental hygienists was $74,070 in May 2017. Employment of dental hygienists is projected to grow 20 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for dental services will increase as the population ages and as research continues to link oral health to overall health.

Dental Assistants

Dental assistants perform many tasks, ranging from providing patient care and taking x rays to recordkeeping and scheduling appointments. Their duties vary by state and by the dentists’ offices where they work. Almost all dental assistants work in dentists’ offices. Most work full time. There are several possible paths to becoming a dental assistant. Some states require assistants to graduate from an accredited program and pass an exam. In other states, there are no formal educational requirements and dental assistants learn how to perform their jobs through on-the-job training. The median annual wage for dental assistants was $37,630 in May 2017. Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. The aging population and ongoing research linking oral health and general health will continue to increase the demand for preventive dental services.

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Company City State
Uk Kentucky Clinic Dentistry
Mortenson Family Dental
St. Elizabeth Physician Services, LLC
The Kentucky Center For Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mortenson Family Dental Center, P.S.C.
Mortenson, O Wayne DMD
Dental One, Inc.
Dental Works
American Family Orthodontics LLC
Dental Choice Agency, Inc.
McCall, Currens, Topor, Thompson & Haeberle
Urgent Dental Care, P.S.C.
Cincinnati Dental Services Inc
Cyr & Steltenpohl
Family Dental Care
Jmo Fam Fund, Pllc
Dental Health Associates
John M Oliver DMD
James Wright Dr PC
Dr James Wright
Conder & Meunier Family Dentistry
Conder, Kent DMD
Smith and Owens
Burch, Winshaw, Wix and Associates
DMD Billy PSC Forbess
Associated Family Dental Care
James R Wright
Drobocky Orthodontics
Drobocky Orthodontics
Justice Dental
Kentucky Center For Asthtc
Periodontal Associates P S C Inc
Burton E Ramsey Jr DMD
Anderson Palmer & Elliott
Drobucky Orthodontics
Thomas C Garner DDS
Kentucky Orthdntics Invisalign
Lange Rider & Reynolds PSC
Patricia E Takacs DMD PSC
Beaumont Family Dentistry
Danville Family Dentistry
Denistry Plus Inc
Dynatec Inc Dentistry Plus
Pediatric Dentistry of Hamburg, P.S.C.
Mc Call, Currens, Ralston & Toper
Bruce S Haskell DMD
The Kentucky Center For Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Healthy Smiles Family Dental Care
Engilman Orthodontics
Braces Braces Braces
Knight, Wahle & Chalothorn Orthodontists
Pediatric Dentistry
Kids First Dental Services Inc
East Louisville Oral Surgery &
William Morris Dr /Dntst
Alumni Dental Center
Nonie J. George, Dmd, PSC
Gregory Erena DMD PSC
Corporate Center and Dental Care
Doctors Anderson and Palmer
Central KY Dental
Tena H Powe DMD
Family Dental Associates of Kentucky PSC
Blincoe & Blincoe
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