Experienced New York Dental Hygienist Caroline Itjen
About Caroline Itjen
A dental hygienist with more than 20 years of experience, Caroline Itjen works as an independent contractor for dental practices in Queens and Long Island, New York. In this role, she provides a range of preventive dental services, including prophylactic cleanings, digital X-rays, oral cancer screenings, and fluoride treatments. Caroline Itjen additionally helps those with mild to moderate periodontal disease by performing deep cleanings and applying topical Arestin antibiotic therapy, which helps reduce the depth of periodontal pockets.
Itjen earned an associate of applied science in dental hygiene/biology at New York City Technical College in Brooklyn. An active member of the American Dental Hygienist Association, she stays current with the latest developments in her field by pursuing continuing education opportunities frequently.
Outside of her work educating patients on the importance of preventing oral health problems, Caroline Itjen is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys yoga and tennis. Also an animal lover, she volunteers as a dog walker with the North Shore Animal League.