There is a dentist in my town who offers dental hygienist training in his office on Saturdays. it's a 15 week course and he charges $3995 for it. is there any type of financial aid that can help me cover the costs? I'm also an Army wife... is there any way the Army will pay (or help pay) for it?
any info will be greatly appreciated!
Answer by kustomkrochet at 7:42 AM on Jun. 28, 2009
Answer by PrttyMstng at 8:43 AM on Jun. 28, 2009
PrttyMstng is correct. To become a dental hygienist you have to attend an accredited school and take both a national and state board exam. The dental hygienist is a licensed health care provider.
A dental assistant in some states can be trained in a dental office and become certified. Other states require a dental assistant to become licensed.
Look up your states dental board for requirements in your state. You might also find that taking the course at a community college will be less expensive for dental assisting than what this doctor is offering. Dental hygiene on the other hand is going to be much more expensive and a longer course.
As a dentist, the education in dental school is very basic for hygiene. In my opinion, it's not enough education to taught hygiene by a dentist.
Know the state laws before you waste your money.
Answer by momdentist at 9:14 AM on Jun. 28, 2009
Answer by mrsbailey05 at 10:35 AM on Jun. 28, 2009
Answer by PrttyMstng at 10:42 AM on Jun. 28, 2009
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Answer by Anonymous at 6:57 PM on Jun. 29, 2009
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