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Updated 15 hours ago

Dental Hygienist Info. - 1 Reply

55k? What school? If it is a for profit school you are being taken to the cleaners. How do you know if the school is a for profit? Did you get...


Updated 18 hours ago

Does anyone actually like being a Dental Hygienist? - 105 Replies

[QUOTE who="Susan in Malden, Massachusetts"]The practice I have been part-time in for 30 years is starting to slow down. I want to consolidate my 3...


Updated 21 hours ago

Anyone applying to California DH schools for 2016?? - 5 Replies

okay DDDH, I'm listening...if you could do it over again, what field would you have gone into if not RDH? Do you think of switching to a...


What is expected of you in a one hour recall prophy appointment?

Is it unreasonable for me to think that I should be able to take blood pressure, review med history, take FMX, prophy, fm probings w/out assistant,...


Updated 1 day ago

Does it matter which school you attend? - 2 Replies

Stay away from for profit schools. You are here in CA, apply at Loma Linda CC. You get to work on real people with a licensed dds showing you how...


Updated 1 day ago

Scaling and arrestin for 4mm pockets? - 169 Replies

I've been reading the experiences of the people who are being treated aggressively for 4mm pockets. Maybe you should ask your hygienist or dentist...


Updated 1 day ago

Concorde Career College - 507 Replies

GL trying to find a job in DH to anyone who chooses too. If you are not in an office presently working in the dental field, it's a very HARD JOB to...


Updated 2 days ago

RDH vs RN dilemma - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dawn Marie in Staten Island, New York"]I have been a RDH for 22years, I am currently employed making $43.00 hour with no benefits, nor...


Updated 3 days ago

How much does the average Dental Assistant make? - 70 Replies

[QUOTE who="Joan in Rockville, Maryland"]I have been working as a Dental assistant for 17 years, Both General and Ortho.What is the going rate in...


Updated 5 days ago

NERB Local Anesthesia Exam - 830 Replies

[QUOTE who="chelseardh in blackwood, New Jersey"]Carla, I believe Beth took care of your request. Good luck!! :)[/QUOTE] Yes I received it, thank...

jimmy pandu

Updated 9 days ago

Dental Hygienist in Dubai - 226 Replies

[QUOTE who="reeshma deepu in Dubai, United Arab Emirates"]I had applied in DHA for the post of dental hygienist and my interview is in the end of...


Updated 9 days ago

Concorde dental hygienist - 3 Replies

Years ago I went to a school for motorcycle technology and dealership management....supposedly from HONDA MOTOR CO. 10 grand to go to the school,...


Student... still learning. Questions on when to SRP

Ok I'm still in school and still learning. Please don't be too harsh on me... But for a patient that presents with only 3-4mm of probings but may...


Transferring a Missouri license to Illinois

I am currently employed in Missouri and have been working for 7 years as an RDH. I am looking into a job just across the river in Illinois and I...

Rada S.

Updated 11 days ago

foreign trained dentists - 1051 Replies

Hi, can you please add my to your FB group please. Having trouble finding it on FB. Thank you! My mail is


Updated 13 days ago

disability insurance, keep it or dump it? - 7 Replies

Hi also purchase a plicy from GWL in 1995 and would be interested to know what you found out Alex.

depressed rdh

depressed hygienist

I was wondering if someone could describe their feelings the night before they go work, in the morning, or even during the day in the RDH profession....

depressed rdh

Updated 13 days ago

Depressed Dental Hygienist - 16 Replies

[QUOTE who="ToothMonster in Brampton, Ontario"]After 2 years in the profession. I'm starting to feel very depressed on my situation as a Hygienist....


Updated 18 days ago

Proffesionalism in Dental Hygiene Schools - 26 Replies

Are there any other hygienists that have been failed out of school deliberately and have found and been accepted to other schools? What chance do...


Updated 19 days ago

Relocating dental hygienist - 20 Replies

[QUOTE who="Daniel.warner in Springfield, Missouri"]Just want to update. I took CRDTS and got a 98! So now I have CRDTS and SRTA. Im just waiting for...

trying to get visa

Updated 20 days ago

Canadian Trained Hygienist Working in USA- differences in practice b/t USA and Canada - 1 Reply

Hi, I was wondering how you got a work visa as a dental hygienist to work in USA? Are you a dual citizen? Thanks


Updated 23 days ago

Being a dental hygienist in the Army? - 18 Replies

I am currently applying for a contract job with Central Care as a Dental Hygienist. How do I find out what the pay will be? I know GS is a lot less...








Updated 25 days ago

Florida dental hygiene: Computer simulated exam - 343 Replies

[QUOTE who="russellmassage in North Port, Florida"]I just got my florida lic,, from IL,, this month. Yes, the new law is Nationals are at any time.....


Cleaning Aerosols for disinfection control

Our office implemented a new disinfection regimen using a disinfecting aerosol after every patient to clean and disinfect the room. At our office...


Updated 29 days ago

Scaling and root planing recommended without probing. - 1 Reply

When you have alot of buildup below the gumline and above you cant probe...Calculus is hard as concrete and until you remove it you cant put a probe...


Is any one happy about being a DH in ontario?

I want to go back to college and I am considering to go for DH but I am worried for it's market because I heard it is flooded!? I don't have any...

Krystal rohrbaugh in Cumberland Center, Maine

Updated 1 month ago

Nerb local anesthesia exam - 10 Replies

Hi Suzy~ can you send me the study guide everyone is talking about? I would really appreciate it. My email is

Lyss in Katy, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene Boards/ Patient - 106 Replies

I am registered to take CRDTS exam in GA on Dec 7/8 and can't find a patient. It seems like the patients need a good bit of calculus to quality. Does...

Lyss in Katy, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Patients - 1 Reply

I'm in my last few months of dental hygiene school and looking for degree 4 patients. If you qualify, I will compensate you for your time. So if you...

biro in Miami, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Tips on passing the clinical exam - 36 Replies

I am looking for any advice out there on the clinical board examinations. I am set to take the CRDTS examination, and would like some friendly...

FelicityDH in North York, Ontario

Updated 2 months ago

colleges for DH in toronto? - 3272 Replies

Can anybody tell me which is the best college to do DH in toronto area? i am really thinking about doing this but there are quite many colleges in...

Anthony Lucas

Updated 2 months ago

Dental Hygienist or Dental Assistant? - 49 Replies

Good day Loan Seekers here comes a Solution for your financial problems, I Am Mr. Anthony Lucas a legitimate loan lender that offer loan to the less...

Kimmyjo in Flushing, Michigan

Updated 2 months ago

Dental Hygiene Reciprocity - 5 Replies

I will be attending a Dental Hygiene school in Florida next year. It will take me 21 months to graduate. After I graduate and take the National and...

melroy in Los Angeles, California

Updated 2 months ago

4mm and 5mm pockets... very scared and unsure of realistic outcome - 10 Replies

Hi everyone, I'm 33 and went in for a cleaning 2 weeks ago. I haven't been so strict with my homecare and though I was brushing twice a day, I...

Arthur Penn in Fulton, New York

For the purposes of the dental field (assisting/hygienist/dentist) which SINGLE course would be best?

Cardiovascular Perfusion Chiropractic Medicine Medical Imaging/Radiography Medical Technology and Medical Biotechnology Physical Therapy...

Alexis Snyder in Rochester, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Is this a viable career path? And has anyone taken this or a similar one? - 3 Replies

Is this a viable career path? To get an AAS in Dental Hygiene at a community college in 2 years, then work part time as a dental hygienist to have an...

ktrdh in Winter Haven, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

African American Hygienists - 26 Replies

Hey Im looking into the dental hygiene career but wanna know how is the field for blk people like myself. Like is it hard to get jobs? Are you looked...

Claudiasmiles in Mechanicsville, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Debridement (D4355) SRP (D4342 & D4341) and Prophy (D1110) Questions - 19 Replies

Hi All- I have a dilemma and need help! What is your office's policy for a patient who clearly has perio disease (pockets of 5mm+, bone loss,...

thickskinnedinMI in Allen Park, Michigan

Updated 3 months ago

Getting out of the dental hygiene profession - 538 Replies

Hi Everyone, I was wondering if any of you or anyone you know has left the dental hygiene profession and if so, what career did you chose? I am...

thickskinnedinMI in Southgate, Michigan

Updated 3 months ago

Hygiene pay in different parts of the country - 300 Replies

Hello all, I am a Hygienist in TN. I have been licensed for 3 years and currently making 27.5 USD per hour....just wanted to compare wages in...

Jeffy in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

Should I get an Associate's or a Bachelor's for Dental Hygiene? - 218 Replies

I want to go to school for Dental Hygiene, the only thing I am unsure of now is how to go about getting my degree? Is it worth the time/money to...

chaa in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2Flat in Borey Teok Tla - Phnom Penh This Flat is big for living or other Specially this flat have many people this place. Address :...

chaa in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Flat in Borey Teok Tla - Phnom Penh This Flat is big for living or other Specially this flat have many people this place. Address : S/K...

chaa in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Villa in Borey Piphob Tmey (Sen Sok) - Phnom Penh This villa is located in Borey Piphub Thmey Boeung Chhuk near Wat Samrong Andet, Sangkat Phnom Penh...

stephaco in Edmonton, Alberta

Updated 3 months ago

DH program at Canadian National Institute of Health in Ottawa, ON worth while??? - 99 Replies

Hi - I am considering applying to CNIH in Ottawa, Ontario for fall 2009 start date. I am making a career change from the arts to the medical...

chaa in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Villa for Rent A modern Villa located in the heart of Phnom Penh. This property faces to the East and is surrounded...

Teko in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 3 months ago

Dental Hygiene Interview Questions for College - 391 Replies

I am going for an interview next week in Orem, UT to Utah College of Dental Hygiene and need some help. I would like to know what questions might be...

ECUstudent in Greenville, North Carolina

Should I become a Dental Hygienist?

I am currently a student at ECU in NC and am in pre-dental. I am absolutely positive that I want to do something in the dental field, I am just not...

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