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Program Introduces Disadvantaged Teens to Careers in Dental Hygiene


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences wants to show high school students that a vast array of careers awaits them once they graduate and provide information on the additional education and/or training needed to begin working in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or health sciences. Through its Pathways Academy Program, which serves low-income students, the university recently hosted a career day that highlighted health-related professions, including dental hygiene. Students learned about the steps involved in performing a prophylaxis and were able to try out the dental armamentarium. Click here to read more.

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