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Dentistry offers a wide and varied selection of choices of career paths. There are a range of job opportunities within the dental team.

Dental hygienists are trained in oral hygiene procedures which they may undertake in the dental office as directed by the dentist. These include:

  • Scaling and polishing teeth 

  • Providing fluoride treatments 

  • Providing oral hygiene instruction and counseling 

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Dental Hygiene Programs in BC

In BC a diploma in dental hygiene is required for an individual to work as a dental hygienist. Please note: a bachelor degree in dental hygiene is NOT required to work as a dental hygienist in BC. 

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