October 21, 2013 3:48 PM

Job opportunities look good for dental hygienists

Sara Cooper knows it sounds silly, but she says she has always liked teeth. Stacie Shirley remembers a field trip to a dentist’s office and loving its sounds and smells. Both are students at Columbus Technical College where they are in the dental hygiene program. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, both will likely find work after getting their degrees and meeting licensing qualifications, The employment of dental hygienists is expected to increase by 38 percent from 2010- 2020.

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