Professional Skills of Dental Hygienist

Naszemiasto, Bialystok News

(Translated to English) Researchers from SUNY University at Albany Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) point out that increasing the professional competence of dental hygienists will translate into increased oral health throughout the community. Persons practicing such professions should be able to perform a wider range of oral hygiene.

In spite of the fact that dental hygienists occupy a largely independent workplace, specific procedures can only be performed on an order and under the supervision of a dentist. Not in all European countries, just like in Poland. Research has shown that the wider the range of dental hygienists the wider the country, the lower the incidence of caries and periodontal disease.

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