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Occupational Classification System Manual

Major Occupational Groups: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | K
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MOG A—Technical Occupations
Health Technologists And Technicians
A204 DENTAL HYGIENISTS
Exclude Dental Assistants (K445), Dental Laboratory and Medical Appliance Technicians (E678).
Perform dental prophylaxis. Remove calcium deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and gums. Apply medicines to aid in arresting dental decay. Chart conditions of decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentist. May expose and develop X-ray film. Include Oral Hygienists.

Last modified: October 16, 2001