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Technical Standards

Skills to Succeed in Dental Hygiene

A successful career in dental hygiene requires a variety of skills to ensure excellent patient care and safety.

These technical standards are required abilities for effective performance in Normandale's dental hygiene program. The standards are compatible with the scope of practice as defined by the Minnesota State Board of Dentistry.

The following are examples to show how a standard may be applied in entry-level dental hygiene education programs. These examples are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to be a complete list of all tasks in an entry-level dental hygiene program.

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