Dental Hygienists (29-2021)
Occupation description: Clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.
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- Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.
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