Dental Hygienist
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Employers Who Are/Will Be Hiring

Local dental offices, health centers, hospitals, oral care companies and schools.


Recommended Job Search Strategy

1. Develop a resume that includes a description of your education and experience.

2. Check with your training provider since employers often contact them with job openings.

3. Many public libraries and career centers now have computers that can be used to access the Internet. This will allow you to more easily search for positions around the Bay Area. (Note: Website content and addresses are apt to change. The following were current at the time of publication.)

  • American Association for Medical Transcription - www.
  • EastBay Works -
  • Caljobs -
  • Classified Gateway -
  • JobHunter -
  • Monster Board -
  • Yahoo! Classifieds -
  • Bay Area Jobs -

For additional information on this occupational field, contact the following:

  • American Dental Association (ADA) - (312) 440-2390

  • American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) - (312) 440-8900

  • California Dental Association (CDA) -

  • California Dental Hygienists' Association (CDHA) - (818) 500-8217

  • National Center for Dental Hygiene Research (DH Net)

  • State Board of Dental Examiners (916) 263-2595

  • The staff at your local One-Stop Career Center
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