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Employers of Dental Hygiene majors in PR

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
Ponce
PR
San Juan
PR
Mayaguez
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
Quebradillas
PR
San Juan
PR
Barranquitas
PR
Villalba
PR
Ponce
PR
Caguas
PR
San German
PR
Ponce
PR
Humacao
PR
Carolina
PR
San Juan
PR
Bayamon
PR
Morovis
PR
Caguas
PR
San Juan
PR
San Juan
PR
Bayamon
PR
Cayey
PR
Dorado
PR
Mayaguez
PR
Bayamon
PR
Coto Laurel
PR
San Juan
PR
Arecibo
PR
Ponce
PR
Guaynabo
PR
Arecibo
PR
Dorado
PR
Rio Piedras
PR
Guaynabo
PR
Caguas
PR
Humacao
PR
Ebless V Baez Alers
Centro Dental
Ponce
PR
Colon Diego Rivera
Dr Diego Rivera Colon-Dentist
San Juan
PR
Luis A Pacheco
Oficina Dental Dr Luis Pacheco
Bayamon
PR
Francisco Herrero
Oficina Dntl Dr Frncsco Hrrero
Bayamon
PR
Pro Dental Service & Sales
Efectos Y Equipo
San Juan
PR
Ponce
PR
Guaynabo
PR
Toa Baja
PR
Guaynabo
PR
Ponce
PR
Carolina
PR
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