Dental Hygiene Career Paths
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the field is expected to grow. Opportunities for graduates include leadership roles, education, marketing, sales and research. Your future can include positions with:
- Colleges and universities: Associate, Bachelor, and Graduate Level educators and administrators.
- Hospitals with dental programs:
- Programs that utilize expanded scope-of-practice.
- Public health agencies: Be part of agencies that improve the oral health of the underserved.
- Insurance companies: Reviewing dental hygiene claims.
- Pharmaceutical companies: Become a representative or move into the sales force for products.
- Corporations: Leadership skills move the student forward in the corporate environment.
- Dental Product Sales