Dental Hygienist Pay in Louisiana - LA
The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the average dental hygienist salary in Louisiana at just over $60,000. The following is a list of average dental hygienist salaries in urban Louisiana:
New Orleans - $60,000
Baton Rouge - $62,000
Slidell - $60,000
Shreveport - $51,000
Lafayette – $52,000
Louisiana Dental Hygienist Associations
Louisiana State Board of Dentistry – This organization provides information on the licensing and registration of hygienists and dentists. It includes FAQs, application downloads, information about dental assistants, board information, and important links for dental professionals. It also contains information about the Dental Practice Act of 2003 and all legislative updates to it.
Louisiana Dental Hygienists’ Association – This association serves as a clearing house for continuing education information, job postings, legislative updates, and contact information.
Louisiana Dental Association – This organization is an advocacy group for dental professionals and grassroots group for the protection of public health as it relates to dental care. Members must have an ADA number to access member-only areas of their website.