The demand for dental hygienists is booming and the career outlook is bright. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2024 the employment rate is projected to grow by 19% from 2014. As the link between oral health and overall health continues to cultivate, the need for dental hygienists and preventive care will continue to rise.
Visit www.adha.org to explore different dental hygiene career paths.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has some specific details if you are interested in things like number of jobs, work environment, median annual wage, etc.