KOREAN DENTAL HYGIENISTS' ASSOCIATION
(02465) 3F, 566 Gosanja-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, KOREA
Tel: +82 2 2236 0914
Fax : +82 2 2236 0915
Applications should be sent to the Minister of Health and Welfare in Korea. Few overseas dental hygienists have applied to work in Korea and there has been no need to set criteria on further training before sitting the National examination.
Minister of Health and Welfare
6~12F, Hyundai BDG, 140-2, Kye-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-793
Republic of Korea
Tel: +82 129
The Korean Embassy/Consulate in the country of residence.
Applications are considered individually.
Korean. It is necessary to be fluent in this language.
Yes. Few overseas dental hygienists have applied to work in Korea and there has been no need to set criteria on training before sitting the National examination.
Working week is 40 to 48 hours. Dental Hygienists work in hospitals, health centres, educational institutes and dispensaries.
|Number of Dental Hygienists, Female / Male||56,850 / About 100|
|Number of Dentists||27,780|
|Number of Dental Hygiene Schools / Students per year||81 / 5,025|
|Practicing Dental Hygienists: Full-time / Part-time||About 25,000|
|Number of Dental Hygienists in private sector / public sector||23,384 / 1,186|
|Number of Dental Hygienists practicing as Clinicians||23,384|
|Number of Dental Hygienists practicing as Educators||About 340|