dental hygienist(redirected from Dental hygenist)
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A person trained and licensed to provide preventive dental services, such as cleaning the teeth and taking x-rays, usually in conjunction with a dentist.
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(Dentistry) a dentist's assistant skilled in dental hygiene. Also called: oral hygienist
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a person who is trained and licensed to clean teeth, take dental x-rays, and otherwise assist a dentist.
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