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Dental Hygiene in Israel — Michelle Chavarria

Dental hygiene, as a profession, is all over the world. This hygienist, Michelle Chavarria, shows us how dental hygiene is practiced in Israel. Read her blog post below.

Israel, officially the state of Israel, is located in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. The capital is Jerusalem, and it is on the continent of Asia For many years Israel has been on my bucket list of places to visit. Although it may not be the safest place []

International Dental Hygiene in Israel — Michelle Chavarria

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