Career Opportunities

Employment Outlook and Career Opportunities

Dental Hygiene is one of the fastest growing career fields due to the emphasis on preventive dental health care. Hygienists have a range of career opportunities in areas such as:

  • private dental offices
  • hospitals/nursing homes
  • education
  • federal and state services
  • management and consultation
  • research and design
  • specialty dental offices
  • foreign service/practice
  • insurance
  • dental supply sales
  • public health departments
  • public school systems