All faculty, staff, students and contractors must submit proof of vaccination by October 1, 2021.
Dental hygienists fulfill a key role in their patients’ healthcare team. They provide oral health screenings, educate patients on dental health care, perform health assessments using x-rays, and remove plaque from teeth. Unlike many other jobs in healthcare, working as a dental hygienist provides you with the unique opportunity to build relationships with patients, as they come in for appointments regularly. As a dental hygienist, you’ll also be able to help patients maintain their overall health through good dental care.
Dental hygienists are vital members of their patients’ dental care team. From providing health screenings to removing plaque, to educating patients on oral hygiene, dental hygienists truly make a positive difference in their patients’ lives. They’re also frequently the person that patients spend most time with during their dentist visits. Many dental hygienists find the one-on-one nature of their job to be fulfilling and enriching. They have the chance to meet people from all backgrounds, hear their stories, and build relationships with patients.
University of Bridgeport’s UB Clinics will hold their annual day of health assessments for young people during Children’s Preventative Health Day, Monday, February 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
UB Clinics are located at the University’s Health Sciences Center, 60 Lafayette Street, Bridgeport, CT.