Dental Hygienist

Cover: Dental Hygienist



Part of the Career and Tech Education series, this book explains many aspects of the job of a Dental Hygienist, including training and skills needed.


  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 617.60023--dc22
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781602799387): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2011
  • PDF (9781602799479): 32 pages, © 2011
  • Hosted ebook (9781602799479H): 32 pages, © 2011
  • Series: 21st Century Skills Library
  • Subseries: Cool Careers


  • Lexile® Measure: 930
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 141021
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 6.4
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • The First Line of Defense
  • Clean Teeth, Healthy Teeth
  • Becoming a Dental Hygienist
  • A Future in Dental Hygiene
  • Some Well-Known Dental Hygienists
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Barbara A. Somervill

Barbara A. Somervill writes children’s nonfiction books on a variety of topics. She is particularly interested in nature and foreign countries. Somervill believes that researching new and different topics makes writing every book an adventure. When she is not writing, Somervill is an avid reader and plays bridge.


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