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Sunny Southern California Hygienist

Updated 14 hours ago

Dental Hygienist (career change) - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="Michelle in San Antonio, Texas"]So based on everything y'all said I may be considering going after dental assistant, or even the medical...

still retired

Updated 2 days ago

Getting out of the dental hygiene profession - 494 Replies

[QUOTE who="get out of Hygiene in Kennesaw, Georgia"]Dear Why dental hygiene?, You couldn't be more correct. I happen to know the Scheduling...

still retired

Updated 3 days ago

If there are no jobs... - 9 Replies

*Employment stats clump temp workers and underemployed together. :/


Updated 4 days ago

NERB Local Anesthesia Exam - 628 Replies

[QUOTE who="SuzyZee in Carmel, Indiana"]From what I read in a recent statement, Mahlmed actually edited tables to match the universal recommended...


Updated 5 days ago

Scaling and arrestin for 4mm pockets? - 169 Replies

Pay 1/2.....find a dental hygiene program/school....would be a lot cheaper...and they get credit and are meticulous and graded on doing this service...

Updated 5 days ago

foreign trained dentists - 990 Replies

I am foreign dentist, i pass the exam Of nbdhe, how ca i apply to take the clinical examwith a patient.thanks vito


Updated 6 days ago

Dental Hygiene Boards/ Patient - 99 Replies



Updated 8 days ago

Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Alberta, Yes or No? Please help me out! - 1 Reply

Dental Hygiene is not a JOB with "job security"...I see you are asking this question even after reading many of the posts here. I would not recom....


Updated 9 days ago

Florida dental hygiene: Computer simulated exam - 287 Replies

Nope, I mean for NBDHE exam.


Updated 14 days ago

How did you become a dental hygienist? - 2 Replies



Updated 15 days ago

Tips on passing the clinical exam - 54 Replies

hello all, can anybody help, pocket depth 4 +/-1 mm can be from 3mm to 5 mm or deeper, or they need 4 mm or deep??


Updated 20 days ago

dental hygenist - 1007 Replies

Dear all, I recently moved to the Long Island location area from Houston, TX, due to my husband's work. I am still in the process of getting my...


Updated 20 days ago

future job outlook for Dental Hygienists in Canada - 512 Replies

This is SO SAD... I'm currently looking for a new job in replacement of my current one. I was looking at job ads at and the salary...


Updated 22 days ago

Master's Degree for an RDH - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="Suzy dental hygienist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania"]If you already have your BS degree in dental hygiene, you can apply to one of the...


Getting back to DH after four years away

I am re-registering to be a DH after four years away from the field. Does anyone have tips (aside from self study, of course!) to get my skills up to...


Updated 26 days ago

Dental Hygiene School - 179 Replies

Abraham: [QUOTE]"For what it's worth, I've come to find that the norm is: 1 hour full mouth S/RP's 30 min periodontal maintenance <15min...


Updated 26 days ago

Professional and disability insurance for Hygienists - 2 Replies

Thank you! Will check it out!


Dental Hygienist

Hello! How really want youre advise! I was a Dental Hygienist for 16 years . We relocate since 2005, than I left my carrier to move with my...

still retired

Updated 28 days ago

Community College Dental Hygiene Degree vs. UoP or USC? - 16 Replies

So true Exp. It's a rocky road in DH land. The school I attended has let go of instructors. Why? Probably several factors. School budget, new...

Interested In DH

Updated 1 month ago

U.S. National Board exam vs. Canadian National Board Exam. Same or diff? - 160 Replies

[QUOTE who="exp in Massachusetts"]Not the field to go into in the USA/Canada people will probably say the same thing whether or not new Dentists are...

Hoping for Good News

Updated 1 month ago

Local anesthetic courses- BC canada - 32 Replies

[QUOTE who="BCgirl85 in New Westminster, British Columbia"]I went to a community college in ontario got a great education , unfortunately I have to...

alyson tovey

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene - 13 Replies

Does anyone have a study guide for the WREB LA exam? I would great appreciate a copy...please...pretty please! I take the written next Friday....

alyson tovey

Updated 1 month ago

WREB Anesthesia Exam - 76 Replies

I have read multiple posts about study guides for the WREB local anesthesia exam. I take the written next Friday and would appreciate a copy emailed...

Dental & Hygiene Prof. Ronda

Updated 1 month ago

Going to Dental Hygiene School as a international dentist - 8 Replies

Hello. I have read your requests to find out how to become an RDH as a foreign-trained dentist. In Florida, additional schooling is not...

still retired

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene Portfolio - 3 Replies

Really, 41 pages? What type of profolio did you submit?


Updated 1 month ago

Relocating dental hygienist - 16 Replies

Everybody wants a cha reciprocity in fairness...always costs something, doesn't it? I would understand if you were not practicing...but...


Updated 1 month ago

Concorde Career College - 502 Replies

[QUOTE who="FutureDentalHygienist in Memphis, Tennessee"]I forgot to say, give me you email addresses and I'll send you guys the testing...


Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene Hourly Wage - 23 Replies

Yes Hawaii....saturated and wages will not get better, they will regress to that of 1990's unless you have a decent Dr. to work for....and no, to...


Washington state drug and law exam

I will be taking the exam soon and was wanting to know any study tips other than the web site with all the compiled laws. I've read from some blogs...

Chelsey Yang

Updated 1 month ago

Anyone Taking Expanded duties Anesthesia course in Sacramento this May? - 32 Replies

Thank you for your informations. Congrats!! Finally you passed that exam. I bet you must be tired of it. I bet I will probably take couple times too...


Updated 1 month ago

Getting your dental hygiene license in California is HARD!!!!! - 69 Replies

and getting a decent job is even harder


Updated 1 month ago

New Jersey Jurisprudence Test Study INFO?? - 1 Reply

Were you able to find where it is?


Updated 1 month ago

How much does the average Dental Assistant make? - 73 Replies

[QUOTE who="Becky025 in Rancho cucamonga, California"]I have been working for 4 yrs now as a dental assistant and expanded my knowledge by learning...


Updated 2 months ago

Is it possible for an American Dental Hygienist to get employed in England? - 2 Replies

Thank-you! Anything helps. :)


Updated 2 months ago

African American Hygienists - 27 Replies

With only 3% of dental hygienists being black the profession it is not one of diversity. Racism is a huge problem everywhere and dentistry as well. I...



Hi everyone I'm a foreign trained dentist I'm taking my NBDHE this summer,if any of you taking it soon or planning to take please reply me.Am i...

still retired

Updated 3 months ago

RDH in Houston, TX ONLY! Please comment. - 18 Replies

[QUOTE who="carla2 in santa fe, Texas"]A dentist that I worked for told me that he was told in school that hygienist should carry the entire overhead...

hygiene 123

license in illinois

Hi i am currently licensed in nj and ny and thinking of moving to chicago i can't reach anyone to clarify the laws for licensing can anyone help me...


Updated 3 months ago

Dental Hygienist or Dental Assistant? - 47 Replies

Hi Msmontambo, I would look at DA programs to see what is offered where you are....accredited though and legitimate. If you want to go the dental...


Canadian Dental Hygienist's - some insight?

Hi there - I graduated an accredited Dental Hygiene program 3~ years ago in Ontario - couldn't find a career - worked crappy retail jobs since....

Rachel Reniva

Dental Hygienist HOBET Score ?'s

On Monday i took my HOBET test and my score was uploaded last night. i got a 67.3% (adjusted individual total score). I have to fly to Denver to take...

still retired

Updated 3 months ago

Debridement (D4355) SRP (D4342 & D4341) and Prophy (D1110) Questions - 7 Replies

@SBRDH- your the same person who told me about preceptorship supragingival scaling by assistants in Texas. Hope you where able to read it wasn't...

Cerritos College grad

Updated 3 months ago

Help w/ Maintaining Recalls - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="MAA252 in Tucson, Arizona"]For fellow hygienists out there, what are some things you say that usually work in having the patient maintain...


Updated 3 months ago

dental hygienist jobs in new zealand - 97 Replies

Hey all I am registered dental hygienist in Canada and hoping to move to Australia, Sydney area. Is there any insight in the transition. I have...


Updated 3 months ago

Hygiene Degree - 632 Replies

[QUOTE who="kristiee in markham, Ontario"]Hi Everyone ! I am a dental hygienist from Ontario and Ive been working for about a year now. I am...


What states have the RDH jobs?

Really? Many here would like to know...or are they a needle in a haystack? I say , yes , that's the answer. The info. the schools gave you ,...


Updated 3 months ago

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

I came accross a very interesting website with more info on this product:


Updated 3 months ago

Proffesionalism in Dental Hygiene Schools - 24 Replies

This is very sad, but it continues....if you do want to be an RDH, good luck in pursuing this field...but be warned it is a job that is very...


Transfering out of state hygienist

Opinions please! I am currently living in utah and wanting to become a dental hygienist! BUT i am planning on moving to California in the future. I...


Updated 4 months ago

Dental Hygiene School or MBA in Healthcare Admin - 1 Reply

MBA...RDH jobs are scarce...a job by the hour, benefits....go for MBA

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