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Dentist and Hygienist

Employment Outlook and Career Opportunities

Dental Hygiene is one of the fastest growing career fields due to the emphasis on preventive dental health care. Hygienists have a range of career opportunities in areas such as:

  • private dental offices

  • hospitals/nursing homes

  • education

  • federal and state services

  • management and consultation

  • research and design

  • specialty dental offices

  • foreign service/practice

  • insurance

  • dental supply sales

  • public health departments

  • public school systems

Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person in its programs, activities, policies or procedures on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. All questions or inquiries regarding compliance with laws relating to non-discrimination and all complaints regarding sexual misconduct or discrimination, may be directed to Lee Wood, Executive Director, Human Resources/Title II/504/Title IX Coordinator and Employment Equity Officer, Gulf Coast State College, 5230 W. US Highway 98, Panama City, FL 32401.