The aim of this study was to ascertain whether there was any interest among dental hygienists, raising their level of competence throught attending additional courses or gaining further qualifications. The study was carried out by sending out two-hundred questionarires to randomly chosen dental hygienists. After one remainder come the answer frequency up to 66%. The study shows that many of the dental hygienists are interested to study at college. Many wanted raising level of comtpetence by education, wich also the study shows. The diversity of subjectfields mentioned was large, largest meaning has parodontology, caries/diagnostic, psykology and pedagogic. The conclusion of the study was that majority of dental hygienists continally raising their level of competence.
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