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SuzyZee

Updated 9 hours ago

NERB Local Anesthesia Exam - 579 Replies

Thanks Kelly- sending out the study guide in a bit. Thanks for remembering shoulder--still working on diagnostics (ugg) may be the neck now causing...

exp

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 ,...

JuleAlain

Updated 3 days 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: http://www.medicalexpo.com/medical-manufacturer/dental-probe-6883.html

exp

Updated 7 days ago

Getting your dental hygiene license in California is HARD!!!!! - 64 Replies

You still have to take tests, even if you have been practicing in the field 5yrs. or so...seems you should just have to get all you paperwork and...

exp

Updated 10 days 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...

Jennm30

Updated 11 days ago

Dental Hygiene Hourly Wage - 17 Replies

I get paid $42.50 an hour at my practice SOme of my friends who temp get $50+ And if you can tolerate the commute to DC, you can get close to...

Jennm30

Updated 11 days ago

Debridement (D4355) SRP (D4342 & D4341) and Prophy (D1110) Questions - 3 Replies

Hi, SBRDH- While I appreciate that you took the time to respond, I am hoping to find a more constructive answer. I wrote asking for advice...

CLUELESS

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...

exp

Updated 12 days ago

Help w/ Maintaining Recalls - 1 Reply

What is "Caesey"? As far as 3-4 mos. recall....show them their x-rays, discuss perio pocketing, if you have a pamphlet or website they can visit, if...

Italia

Updated 14 days ago

Florida dental hygiene: Computer simulated exam - 275 Replies

I'm selling my (3)probes and the (2) explores for the clinica exam. The probes are Hu Friedy #12 UNC single end Color-Coded With #30 Round Handle, I...

exp

Updated 18 days ago

Dental Hygiene School or MBA in Healthcare Admin - 1 Reply

MBA...RDH jobs are scarce...a job by the hour, day...no benefits....go for MBA

Chari

Updated 24 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="mary in East Orange, New Jersey"]hi, i was graduated like u from a dental school, i study in a DH program in NJ, however i'm a citezen,...

Bunny

Updated 26 days ago

Getting out of the dental hygiene profession - 471 Replies

[QUOTE who="FeeUpWithHyg in Ottawa, Ontario"]Oh, and I had intended my nickname to be FedUpWithHyg, but my typo adds a realistic dimension to the...

still retired

Updated 26 days ago

Classify this patient after SRP? - 2 Replies

If his perio readings this upcoming appointment indicates periodontal disease, then explain to the patient that he has lapsed in his continued care...

Cerritos College grad

Updated 27 days ago

How long does the efficacy of fluoride varnish last for? - 1 Reply

I also believe the efficacy varies depending on the patient's caries risk factors such as oral conditions, age, diet and oral hygiene. I mean, how...

Cstrip

Updated 27 days ago

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

I have been a DH for 16 years with an associates degree. I have been with the same dentist for 15 years. The last 7 have been on comminssion 30% off...

Katie

Updated 1 month ago

Help with Detecting and Removing Subgingival Calculus - 6 Replies

No not cavitron only. I use the cavitron first then go back through with hand instruments and then do a final check with an 11/12 Explorer. For a...

Katie

Updated 1 month ago

Tired of cleaning up after crappy hygienist's! - 2 Replies

Oops *subgingival calculus Yes I do wonder how many have made it through. We recently have had a lot of working interviews looking for a new...

snowparkcutie

Updated 1 month ago

WHY IS PIMA OPENING UP A DENTAL HYGIENE SCHOOL IN ALBUQUERQUE, NM???? THE FIELD IS FLOODED WITH RDH'S!!!! - 11 Replies

I am so happy to see I am not the only who feels this way! And so sad to see our pay go down, lack of jobs, and lack of respect for our profession....

still retired

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygienist in 2014, Pros and cons? - 4 Replies

Stephanie, the hygienist field differs in every state. Being a vet I have seen the highs and lows. I can't be over confident to speak as Quidav a...

waterbug100

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene-Treatment Planning?? - 1 Reply

I don't know if things are different in the States, but we in Canada are not allowed to 'diagnose' anything. You may have opinions on what the...

waterbug100

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene School - 176 Replies

Candie..there's a saying that I believe in. "What other people think of you is non of your business." Take that to heart, and never mind what we...

Mariam Klait

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygienist in Dubai - 240 Replies

Hello iam interested in applying for jobs in Dubai! Iam a us citizen with 2 yrs exp as a dental hygienist any advice on where i can obtain some...

Needsleep

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene Boards/ Patient - 95 Replies

Hello everyone, I am a dental hygiene student gearing up to take Nationals end of this month and clinical s end of next month. YIKES!! Was...

Katers

Updated 1 month ago

A graduated bachelor studies dental hygiene program? - 1 Reply

Hi- you will be more likely to get a job if you previously had a bachelors, in my opinion! A private practice might be more likely to hire you. If a...

lmohmer

Updated 1 month ago

Tips on passing the clinical exam - 22 Replies

I am taking the CSCE in april and I am very interested in any help I can get. Can I receive a copy of the slides to review? Anything that would help...

exp

Updated 1 month ago

SALARY...NOT what INDEED posts - 3 Replies

Now it says in NE area : $49,000-56,000....THIS IS NOT WHAT WE MAKE! WHY? Because of the oversaturation....PLEASE INDEED STAFF: correct your...

Marvelous

Updated 2 months ago

Dental Hygienist or Dental Assistant? - 43 Replies

I have heard a lot of the same back and forth on this topic. I used to work for a clinical psychologist who specializes in helping her patients with...

living in Katy

Updated 2 months ago

DH jobs in Texas - 17 Replies

[QUOTE who="Job Lister in Aurora, Illinois"]Smile Brands has openings in Texas (Austin AND Houston!) jobs.smilebrands.com/[/QUOTE] Those chains...

dentalhygienetemp

Updated 2 months ago

How to file taxes for temping jobs. - 4 Replies

I got a more in-depth response from Turbo Tax regarding this issue. "Although it appears you were probably an employee, no withholding was done...

Roberta

Updated 2 months ago

DH program at Canadian National Institute of Health in Ottawa, ON worth while??? - 97 Replies

Hi, I saw your viewpoint about this discussion. I'm applying for CNIH, and I'll take the entrance exam this Friday (January 31th, 2014). Could you...

Alex

Updated 2 months ago

disability insurance, keep it or dump it? - 6 Replies

I purchased GWL disability insurance from a broker in Vancouver in 1996. Just in the last 2 years I found out the plan is not what I was led to...

JW

Updated 2 months ago

Wondering how many of you get paid ONLY if your patient shows up. - 15 Replies

Hello DH Dreamer....... I do hope you can get your registration fee back. I'm the one who started this thread. DH is not the same as it was ten years...

Flavia

Updated 2 months ago

foreign trained dentists - 988 Replies

[QUOTE who="paula in Vancouver, British Columbia"]Hi, I am a Romanian dentist , I am in Vancouver now, and I would like to get same information...

TGJ

Updated 2 months ago

getting out of hygiene - 3 Replies

Hi Suzanne I was wondering what field you went in to. I also work in Indiana and have had enough of hygiene , the back stabbing , the hiring girls...

TGJ

Updated 2 months ago

I'm confused..is dental hygienists a good job or Not..is it worth it or not? - 1054 Replies

Hi JJF....I have been a LDH since 2004 and have a license in Illinois as well. I would strongly encourage you to call 25 offices and find out how...

RDH64

Updated 3 months ago

Dental Hygiene Employment in Hawaii - 20 Replies

Thank you

carla2

Updated 3 months ago

RDH in Houston, TX ONLY! Please comment. - 11 Replies

Ya, the instructor is going to say that to keep unknowing students paying the high tuition so she can keep her job. If people find out that hygiene...

leona2025

Updated 3 months ago

Job Outlook in Houston, TX? - 4 Replies

I'm in Houston, Tx. I was thinking of going to school for DH. I have read up on it and everything. I do see a lot of people saying there are no...

sas

Updated 3 months ago

The RDH reality? A job , not a career anymore, pay is going down, work is scarce.... - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lucy21 in Florida"]Truthfully, there are minimal jobs out there. Most are for one day a week....no benefits, retiremnent, paid leave,...

gemsmile

Updated 3 months ago

How much does the average Dental Assistant make? - 74 Replies

[QUOTE who="Margaret7 in Appleton, Wisconsin"]I make 12.50 and I just started.[/QUOTE] I just started at $12.50 also. It'S with a big company...Is...

Disappointed

Updated 3 months ago

Cavitron and suction at the same time - 11 Replies

[QUOTE who="waterbug100 in Duncan, British Columbia"]Hi Exp..yes they do. They only get licensed to work in a few states at any given time unless...

Disappointed

Updated 3 months ago

Being a dental hygienist in North Carolina - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Future rdh in Raleigh, North Carolina"]I'm currently starting school to become a dental hygienist . I'm reading mixed reviews. Sounds...

Linda

Updated 3 months ago

sjvc - 48 Replies

Does anyone know how their clinic is like and if they have attached cavitron machines or if they require you to buy one?

exp

Updated 3 months ago

STERALIZATION - 2 Replies

They are not professional. The Dentist, whether or not he likes confrontation, should have a meeting and discuss issues in the office once in...

waterbug100

Updated 3 months ago

Get out of Hygiene! - 1 Reply

Disappointed..you're still young. I didn't START hygiene until I was 42, so go do whatever you want to. You still have 20 some years of any career...

Ree

Updated 3 months ago

colleges for DH in toronto? - 3289 Replies

A lot of people who are coming from out of province get confused when places like North York, Etobicoke and the like are used with Toronto. The City...

exp

Updated 3 months ago

future job outlook for Dental Hygienists in Canada - 507 Replies

No good news, unfortunately...we are still experiencing the same issues with insurance and the pay for RDH's is going down, pressure to do more in...

Alex

Updated 4 months ago

Does anyone actually like being a Dental Hygienist? - 99 Replies

I resigned from this so called "profession" a year ago. I'm back in school (continuing on my first degree), and have no regrets about leaving DH...

exp

Updated 4 months ago

For cold calling is it best to email or hard copy your resume? - 1 Reply

Hi Jill, Unless on c.list they tell us who they are, I wouldn't send my personal info either and that also goes for other online job sites....If...

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