A School Dental Hygienist is a dental professional who advocates for children's dental health within the educational setting.
What does a school dental hygienist do?
A School Dental Hygienist's duties include:Organizing and operating the school fluoride supplement programPerforming the State mandated dental screeningsProviding classroom dental health educationWith parental permission, is able to provide preventative services to students within the school setting to include sealants, cleaning and fluoride varnish treatmentsActing as a liaison to link families with community dental health professionals and resources
What preparation does a school dental hygienist need?A Registered dental hygienist (RDH) license to practice dental hygiene. This license is granted by the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry.A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or universitySchool Dental Hygienist certification through the Pennsylvania Department of Education
Who is the West Shore School District's dental hygienist?
The District dental hygienist is Mrs. Deb Barr (email firstname.lastname@example.org)