Which career is better: Dental Hygiene or Radiologic Technology?

I am thinking about applying to either a Dental Hygiene program or a Radiologic Technology program. Which one should I choose?

Asked By: dentakleen - 10/31/2008
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Nurses don't do the jobs of the technologists or even know how to so I don't know what the hell your friend is smoking, hope. It is illegal and unethical and as far as I know someone needs to apply radiation protection and it is far beyond than just giving a shield to someone and giving diagnostic films as well. Ha, a... More
Answered By: blazindaddyj - 11/1/2008
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With all the diseases around today, I'd as soon not be sticking my fingers into other's mouths. I'll take radiology any day.
Answered By: dickn2000a - 10/31/2008
They are both very good, however I would go with Dental if I were you. I was actually interested in Radiology to get my foot in the door. Eventually I want to become a Nurse. Someone made a good point and told me that most hospitals have the nurses do a lot of the radiology stuff while you can make good... More
Answered By: Hope - 10/31/2008
Go with Dental Hygiene! There are hundreds of dental offices everywhere and you have so much flexibility working part time at one office or full time at 2 or more. Radiology techs are not in high demand as much as Hygienist are in my area bc many people are trained on the job so i've heard. Dental Hygienists make $97,... More
Answered By: Mimizmom - 11/1/2008
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