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Dental Dental Presentation Transcript

  • DENTAL
HYGIENISTS Text
  • WHAT
IS
IT
THAT
DENTAL
HYGIENISTS
 DO
YU
ASK∗ Well dental Hygienists clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease.∗ May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop X-rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.∗ To be successful in this profession, you must work good with others, work well with your hands, and multiple objects.
  • Interests∗ Social - Social occupations frequently involve working, communicating, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.∗ Conventional
‐
Conventional
occupations
 frequently
involve
following
set
procedures
 and
routines.
These
occupations
can
include
 working
with
data
and
details
more
than
with
 ideas.
Usually
there
is
a
clear
line
of
authority
 to
follow. 3
  • WHAT
I
NEED
TO
KNOW∗ English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.∗ Psychology
‐
Knowledge
of
human
behavior
and
performance;
 individual
differences
in
ability,
personality,
and
interests;
learning
 and
motivation;
psychological
research
methods;
and
the
 assessment
and
treatment
of
behavioral
and
affective
disorders.∗ Public
Safety
and
Security
‐
Knowledge
of
relevant
equipment,
 policies,
procedures,
and
strategies
to
promote
effective
local,
 state,
or
national
security
operations
for
the
protection
of
people,
 data,
property,
and
institutions.∗ Production
and
Processing
‐
Knowledge
of
raw
materials,
 production
processes,
quality
control,
costs,
and
other
techniques
 for
maximizing
the
effective
manufacture
and
distribution
of
goods. 4
  • 
WHAT
I
NEED
TO
KNOW∗ Medicine and Dentistry - Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health- care measures.∗ Customer
and
Personal
Service
‐
Knowledge
of
principles
and
 processes
for
providing
customer
and
personal
services.
This
 includes
customer
needs
assessment,
meeting
quality
standards
 for
services,
and
evaluation
of
customer
satisfaction.∗ Biology
‐
Knowledge
of
plant
and
animal
organisms,
their
tissues,
 cells,
functions,
interdependencies,
and
interactions
with
each
 other
and
the
environment.∗ Education
and
Training
‐
Knowledge
of
principles
and
methods
 for
curriculum
and
training
design,
teaching
and
instruction
for
 5 individuals
and
groups,
and
the
measurement
of
training
effects.
  • MY
SKILLS∗ Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.∗ Speaking
‐
Talking
to
others
to
convey
information
effectively.∗ Reading
Comprehension
‐
Understanding
written
sentences
and
 paragraphs
in
work
related
documents.∗ Active
Learning
‐
Understanding
the
implications
of
new
 information
for
both
current
and
future
problem‐solving
and
 decision‐making.∗ Time
Management
‐
Managing
ones
own
time
and
the
time
of
 others. 6
  • MORE
OF
MY
SKILLS∗ Social
Perceptiveness
‐
Being
aware
of
others
 reactions
and
understanding
why
they
react
as
they
 do.∗ Critical
Thinking
‐
Using
logic
and
reasoning
to
 identify
the
strengths
and
weaknesses
of
alternative
 solutions,
conclusions
or
approaches
to
problems.∗ Coordination
‐
Adjusting
actions
in
relation
to
others
 actions.∗ Instructing
‐
Teaching
others
how
to
do
something.∗ Writing
‐
Communicating
effectively
in
writing
as
 appropriate
for
the
needs
of
the
audience. 7
  • WAGES
&
OUTLOOK∗ In 2008, the California average annual wage was $85,030.00.Most people employed in this occupation were paidbetween $49,350.00 and $123,460.00.∗ During 2006, there were approximately 22,400 people employed in this field in California. It is projected that there will be 30,400 employed in 2016. This occupation will have about 800 openings due to growth and about 430 replacement openings for approximately 1,230 total annual openings. 8
  • COLLEGES
&
TRAINING∗ A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials; provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients; identify oral pathologies and injuries; and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards∗ Loma Linda University 4,114




4‐year,
Private
not‐for‐profit∗ University of Southern California 34,824 4-year, Private not-for- profit∗ University of the Pacific 6,401





4‐year,
Private
not‐for‐profit∗ West Coast University-Orange County 4-year, Private for-profit∗ West Los Angeles College 11,866 2-year, Public 9