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What are some personal qualities and abilities needed to be a dental hygienists?

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October 09, 2012 1:49AM

Personal Qualities

Dental hygienists need to be:
  • encouraging
  • caring and sensitive of patients who are in pain or distress
  • aware and understanding of the needs of people from other cultures and backgrounds
  • positive and optimistic
  • willing to listen.
  • humour
  • patience
  • manual dexterity and good business skills
  • Active Listening

    Empathy