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Updated 1 day ago

NERB Local Anesthesia Exam - 1210 Replies

[QUOTE who="Debbie in Cincinnati, Ohio"]was wondering if SuzZee ub Carmel could email me the study guide for local anesthesia board exam - my email...


Updated 4 days ago

foreign trained dentists - 1092 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dental & Hygiene Prof. Ronda in Orlando, Florida"]Hello Munnawar, I read your request for information. I am a Florida professor in...


Updated 6 days ago

Is HOSTOS Comm. College Dental Hygiene Associate prog. really worth it or a waste of time? - 26 Replies

[QUOTE who="Alana in Woodside, New York"]Hi Lomanasu., In DH school wi did not do much intensive writing, but th program was intense in other...

Lashawn Butler

Updated 7 days ago

Please help! How do I pay my living expenses while in dental hygiene school? - 55 Replies

I live in Maryland. I have been a dental assistant for 17 years . I am trying to find out about how to go to dental hygenist school and afford to...


Updated 13 days ago

Dental Hygiene Boards/ Patient - 139 Replies

Hi,I am looking for a Dental Hygiene Board patient for my clinical exam in West Palm Beach on 12/18. If you are someone ( or know someone ) that has...

big shaq

Updated 14 days ago

Male Hygienists? - 329 Replies

This forum is making regret my decision, on applying for a 2 year course for dental hygiene at city tech..

Roo You

Updated 15 days ago

Getting out of the dental hygiene profession - 569 Replies

[QUOTE who="thinking of being a DH in Palm Springs, California"]Hi. I am actually trying to go back to school to take my pre requisites so I can be...


Updated 15 days ago

Tips on passing the clinical exam - 103 Replies

Hello Andrea! do you have a patient already? would you mind sharing your email so we can talk more?

Forever RDH

Updated 19 days ago

Does anyone actually like being a Dental Hygienist? - 133 Replies

Let’s face it, although dental hygiene is amazing (I love to help others and the hours are perfect for a work/life balance), it is very hard to find...


Updated 24 days ago

WREB Anesthetic exam questions - 1 Reply

Oh, and which has higher risk for toxicity? 20% Benzocaine or Cetacaine?

Ana in Hammond, Indiana

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene or Nursing? - 244 Replies

I have a huge question and can't make up my mind. I have been excepted to the Dental Hygiene Program, which is a two yr course. It starts in the Fall...

Sahar in Milton, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

A Plus Institute - 12 Replies

I have been accepted into A Plus Institute but doubting it since the program coordinator not answering one of my questions that I have e-mailed her...

anonymousstudent in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Dental Hygiene Program at a Community College

I am currently pursuing my bachelors degree in Communication Studies at a university. I have decided that I want to switch fields because I want a...

DEC10 in Swampscott, Massachusetts

Updated 1 month ago


Has anyone or is anyone working while in the DH program??? Is even having a PART TIME job a bad idea???

Kajal in Plainsboro, New Jersey

Canadian dental hygienists wants to give US NBDHE, but no clue where to start.

Hi, I was a dental hygienist in Nova Scotia for 4 years and living right now in New Jersey. Can somebody help me by telling me 1:where to go...

dhmily14@*****.*** in La Mesa, California

Updated 1 month ago

Does anyone know how I can obtain a position as a civilian dental hygienist for the military? - 37 Replies

I am trying to find a position as a registered dental hygienist for the military as a civilian does anyone know how I can go about it? Thanks I will...

Tati in Miami, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

Getting into a Dental Assistant program & then becoming a Dental Hygienist? - 10 Replies

I'm thinking about going to this School called First Institute they Offer a 11 month Dental Assistant Program, After I were to graduate from their I...

anonymousstudent in Seattle, Washington

LWTECH Dental Hygiene and surrounding dental hygiene schools in Washington

I'm just curious to hear how other students are liking/liked their dental hygiene programs. I am a student at lake washington and am at my wits end...

Toothfairy in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 2 months ago

Hygiene pay in different parts of the country - 302 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...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 2 months ago

Difficulty of Dental Hygiene programs - 14 Replies

Are dental hygiene programs really that difficult? I've heard several times how intensive they are. Does that mean they are intensive in the sense...

tooth in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Updated 2 months ago

Scaling and arrestin for 4mm pockets? - 167 Replies

I recently went for my regular 6mo cleaning. I am new to the area I am a new patient to this practice. They were running a "special" for new...

preetideepak in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 2 months ago

Florida dental hygiene: Computer simulated exam - 397 Replies

Taking clinical exam in December, but still need to take the CSE and law exam. Can anyone tell me how to study for the CSE. Contacted NERB and...

monicanguyen89 in Seabrook, Australia

Updated 2 months ago

Getting your dental hygiene license in California is HARD!!!!! - 73 Replies

I am a hygienist from out of state who has been struggling now for one year to get licensed in the state of California...why did I waste a year..well...

Karlene B in Bronx, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Dental School - 178 Replies

Have any of you guys considered just going to dental school? Why or why not? Because I have a friend who has a B.S. degree chemistry or biology I...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 2 months ago

Stopping SRP to go do prophy - 2 Replies

I'm still new to hygiene. I finished school in March, passed boards in April, had a job by the end of May. So I'm not sure if I'm being naive about...

Dawanats33 in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 2 months ago

African American Hygienists - 28 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...

Lucy in Centralia, Ontario

Ontario Dh portfolio

Just wondering if anyone who has been audited has taken the exam rather than submitting a portfolio? If you did, were there areas one would focus on...

Hope in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 2 months ago

Dental Hygiene Employment in Hawaii - 21 Replies

I am a Canadian citizen interested in moving to Hawaii and working in the career of Dental Hygiene. Having recently completed the CRDTS exams...

annie in Petaluma, California

Updated 3 months ago

California RDH schools survey - 8 Replies

Hello all, I'm applying to RDH schools now. Just curious about others experiences, in California only. What schools did you apply for, and how...

MamaKai in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 3 months ago

Depressed Dental Hygienist - 17 Replies

After 2 years in the profession. I'm starting to feel very depressed on my situation as a Hygienist. Aside from the low work hours per week...

HopeT in Arkansas

Attending DH school with kids

Hi everyone, I'm 24 (almost 25) and I recently switched my major to Dental Hygiene after wanting to pursue RN school. I have 2 little girls younger...

Recent Grad in Chula Vista, California

What to do with equipment after graduation?

Hi, I'm a recent graduate from hygiene school and was wondering what most people did with their equipment after graduation. I plan to keep my...

MamaKai in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 3 months ago

Proffesionalism in Dental Hygiene Schools - 30 Replies

Hi!I am currently a student in a dental hygiene program in Baltimore, Maryland and I am having a very difficult time with the faculty in my school....

MamaKai in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 3 months ago

sjvc - 49 Replies

hello! Has anyone go to, went to, or applied to sjvc? What kind of gpa, expirience, anything else do u need? Do u like it? How are the teachers?...

Hygienist in Hammersmith, United Kingdom

Updated 3 months ago

Any DH happy with their career choice??? - 710 Replies

I'm seriously considering becoming a DH for several reasons: 1.) Great pay in my area 2.) Flexible schedule (a must for a single mom of three) 3.)...

RDH from SK relocating to AZ in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Updated 3 months ago

California dental hygiene local anesthesia for board patients - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I am a registered dental hygienist in California. For those of you who are moving to California and taking your WREB exam and need to...

Megan in Hesperia, California

Updated 3 months ago

Should I get an Associate's or a Bachelor's for Dental Hygiene? - 227 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...

georhoz in Long Beach, California

Updated 3 months ago

Is it worth it to become a dental hygienist? - 10 Replies

I have a BS in biology and am currently attending my first semester for a master's (as a non-matriculated student) in biomedical sciences. My...

Bett Smith in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Updated 3 months ago

I'm dental hygienists a good job or it worth it or not? - 1060 Replies

I have read this form and some people are complaining about being a dental hygienist ,I go to Hostos,Bronx community for dental hygiene and it is not...

Stuck single mom in Tampa, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

Single mom to be. Should I go into Dental Hygiene or Physical Therapist Assistant? - 3 Replies

I'm confused about which field I should go into. I am currently 8 months pregnant and single but would like to start school ASAP. I already have an...

hannah809 in Sequim, Washington

Dental Hygiene program? So confused

I am a running start student, graduating both high school and my community college this year with my diploma and my AA in arts. My pipe dream is to...

toniegrace in Olympia, Washington

US dental hygiene wanting to move to VANCOUVER BC, CANADA

Hi everyone! I am a student in dental hygiene school for my last year. I am most likely moving to vancouver BC, canada within the next few years. I...

Jcat88 in Dover, New Hampshire


Just took both my LA and nitrous exam today. After the nitrous exam the woman there said that I had a green light, does that mean I passed? Does...

Guy in High Point, North Carolina

Updated 4 months ago

cons? - 164 Replies

what are the cons of being a dental hygenist. pysicaly or mentaly. i need to know to answer a question for my senior project!

Jason C. in Los Angeles, California

Updated 4 months ago

Dislike Dental Assisting but loves Hygiene?? - 90 Replies

I am a little lost and I am curious to know whether or not I am the only one. I read through the forum and have notice some People have been in...

Renee1020 in New York

RDH thinking about becoming RN

Hi! I've been an RDH for about 6 years now and I honestly regret my decision everyday for getting into this profession. It's such a struggle to...

hiilinh in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Concorde Career College - 519 Replies

Hello has anyone heard of Concorde Career College Dental Hygiene Program. It is a new program here in Memphis and I don't know what quality of...

Jamie in Brentwood, Tennessee

Which school allows you to go back get BS in dental hygiene without be an RDH

I received my associates in dental hygiene and I failed my national boards. I want to go back and complete my bachelors, which dental hygiene school...

BeautyJunkBunnyy in Miami, Florida

Associate in Science Program that's not useless in Miami: Dental Hygiene?

I'm trying to take the smart route and work smart vs work more, get underpaid, and have a useless degree. I left college after 3 semester's...

DH in Red Deer, Alberta

Updated 4 months ago

colleges for DH in toronto? - 3250 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...

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