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Colorado dental hygienist Salaries

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Within Colorado there is a lot of variation in dental hygienist Salaries. These variations depend on on a wide range of factors from population to general competitiveness in the market. Below is a map displaying a few key cities in Colorado and surrounding states, click on any one to find dental hygienist Salaries for that area.
Source: HR Reported data as of April 2014

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Under the direct supervision of a dentist, cleans calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums, using dental instruments. Feels lymph nodes under patient's chin to detect swelling or tenderness that could indicate presence of oral cancer. Feels and visually examines gums for sores and signs of disease. May provide clinical services and health education to improve and maintain oral health of school children. May conduct dental health clinics for community groups to augment services of dentist. May require an Associate's degree or its equivalent and 2-4 years of experience and is licensed as a dental hygienist. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a dentist. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Alternate Job Titles: dental-hygienist, Dental Hygienist
Categories: Healthcare -- Technicians


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