hygienist hygienist  /ˌhaɪ ˈɡi nɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a medical specialist in hygiene

Usage(s):

  1. Susan, a dental hygienist and artist, receives child support from her ex-husband and uses it to buy necessities for her two teenagers.
  2. To the person seated in front of me: I am neither a barber nor a dental hygienist, so kindly remove your seat from my lap.
  3. The dental student, realizing the profits a specialist earns, looks to becoming a dental hygienist, radiographer or exodontist.

News

  1. YVCC student all smiles with new career path

    Sun, 09 Jun 2013 09:01:23 GMT By Dan Catchpole Yakima Herald-Republic SARA GETTYS/Yakima Herald-Republic Shawn Nuxoll, who will graduate from Yakima Valley Community College as a dental hygienist, cleans a patient’s teeth at the YVCC dental clinic on May 23. Some nights during Shawn Nuxoll’s deployment in Afghanistan last year, he’d pull out a dental hygiene textbook to read. He had to in order ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Yakima Herald-Republic

  2. Former dental hygienist says she had "true love" for Berlusconi

    MILAN (Reuters) - A former dental hygienist accused of procuring a minor for paid sex with Silvio Berlusconi rejected the charge on Friday and said her relationship with the 76-year-old media billionaire had been based on "true love". Nicole Minetti is on trial alongside Emilio Fede, a former news anchor in Berlusconi's Mediaset broadcasting empire, and Lele Mora, a showbusiness agent in a case ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Madison dental hygienist donates time, skills in free care for underserved children

    MADISON - Each February, Kelly Olsen, a registered dental hygienist with Adams Dental at 1 Kings Road in Madison, demonstrates her love for children and concern for their dental health by taking an ac
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Madison Eagle

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