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Dental Hygienists Bring Oral Health Worldwide

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Last Updated on December 31, 2021 by A. Scott, BSDH

Since the 1960s, dental hygienists have been moving overseas to work as prevention specialists. As traveling hygienists, we promote optimal oral and total body health all over the world.

Who can be a dental hygienist abroad?

Dental Hygienists Abroad

A dental hygienist at work.

(If you are a dental hygienist looking to move overseas, please check that the country you will move to actually recognizes your qualifications.)

Dental hygienists trained to international standards are able to work abroad. Therefore, it may be easier than you think, as there is already an entire community of dental hygienists abroad.

We hygienists are making real and positive changes in people’s lives and as a result, improve their overall health. Learn how to do it. There are many countries already benefitting from having well-trained dental hygienists like: USA, Canada, England, Switzerland, Netherlands, Sweden and more.

Visit the IFDH for a list of countries with practicing dental hygienists.

The benefits of having a dental hygienist

Dental Prevention Specialists

Dental hygienists specialize in the prevention of dental diseases.

Most patients and dentists are grateful for our guidance, homecare recommendations and our highly skilled hands. As a result, the salary can also be very attractive, depending on where you practice.

As highly qualified hygienists, we are proud of our profession, training and above all, our qualifications.

We have attended some of the best educational institutions and by taking this prevention expertise overseas, we can effect a positive change in the world.

Therefore, dental hygienists abroad really can do something extraordinary with their degree.

Are you looking for a dental hygienist for your practice?

If you are interested in the work of a dental hygienist, but there are none in your area, contact us. We will show you how to establish a successful dental hygiene department and help you find highly qualified dental hygienists.


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