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Employers of Dental Hygiene majors in GA

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
Benevis Holding Corp.
Dentistry For Children, Inc.
Mark Shurett DDS PC
Help A Child Smile
Georgia Department of Public Health
West Central Health District
Dentistry For Children, Inc.
Affordable Care, Inc.
AFFORDABLE CARE, INC.
Oral Surgery Associates and Dental Impant Ctr
Children's Dentistry of Woodstock PC
Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics PC
Anne & Hugh Mazzawi DDS
Doctors Hugh & Anne Mazzawi PA
Crawford Orthodontic
Doctors Broderick Vaught Desk
Cumming Dental Associates Inc
Dentfirst PC
Dentistry For Children PC
Mixon, Kristopher G-DDS
Marietta Dental Associates
Aronson, Dr I L, DDS, PC
Atlanta Oral and Facial Surgery LLC
Gwinnett Childrens Dentistry Inc
Mark D. Thebaut, D.D.S.
Suwanee Dental Care
Dentistry For Children & Adolescents
Dentfirst PC
Dentfirst
Emory Healthcare, Inc.
Oral & Facial Surgery
Johns Creek Pediatric Dental Town, P.C.
Dr Daniel King
Children's Dental Zone
Jeffrey Knauer DDS PC
Sprayberry Dental Associates
Robert C Vassey DDS PC
A Smile 4u
Associates In Oral and Maxillifacial Surgery, PC
Shurett Dental Group, PC
James G Davis DDS & Associates
Hester & Fender
Fender Goggans
Robert Simmons Jr, D.D.S., P.C.
Hinesville Smiles
Sugarman Periodontal Associates
Heavenly Dental Associates Inc
COAST DENTAL SERVICES, LLC
West Georga Family Dentristy
Southeastern Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates, P.C.
Rivertown Dental Care
Black, J P Dr
Atlanta Dental Spa
Soni Orthodontics PC
Pacific Dental Services, Llc.
PACIFIC DENTAL SERVICES, LLC.
Dentistry For Children PC
Dentistry For Children
Dentistry For Children PC
Gentle Dental Care DDS
Munoz Dental Resources LLC
Dental Now 14
Dentistry For Children PC
Dentistry For Children PC
Dentistry For Children PC
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