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Updated 14 hours ago

NERB Local Anesthesia Exam - 859 Replies

I will be taking the local anesthesia class and exam next month, can you send me the study guide to


Anyone looking to supplement their income.

Hello fellow hygienists. I've been in your position struggling to find work either temporary and permanent and I've found a business that utilized...


Updated 7 days ago

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

Having been a Dental Hygienist for 18 years I would highly not recommend this 'job' to anyone because it is not a profession by definition. The...


Updated 9 days ago

foreign trained dentists - 1052 Replies

hi ............ i am a foreign trained dentist from india, can anyone have information about these things, please do let me know. what are the...


Updated 17 days ago

Being a dental hygienist in the Army? - 19 Replies

hi everyone, anyone know who I could contact about being a dental hygienist in the army? I am not a U.S. Citizen but have my green card and was...


Updated 17 days ago

i want to move to florida how do i? - 182 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jane in Detroit, Michigan"]Dani-- I am from Michigan and just received my liscense last year from fl. Go online to the state of fl...



Hi, I am looking for a study partner for Nbdhe,I am planning to take the boards within two months.


Updated 20 days ago

Florida dental hygiene: Computer simulated exam - 349 Replies

[QUOTE who="lam.suey in Hialeah, Florida"]Hi iva-86, I took the NBDHE in december, and to tell you the truth, the exam was really hard. I studied by...

Dr. Robert Jack

Updated 24 days ago

Dental Hygienist or Dental Assistant? - 49 Replies

Here comes an Affordable loan that will change your life for ever, I am Dr. Robert Jack a certified loan lender, I offer loan to individual and...


Updated 25 days ago

I'm dental hygienists a good job or it worth it or not? - 1055 Replies

Sounds like the 90,000 a year you see all over the place for a DH is not true


Updated 26 days ago

U.S. National Board exam vs. Canadian National Board Exam. Same or diff? - 161 Replies

I know that the american and canadian boards are comepletely differernt. I wrote the Canadian one in May and passed. I want to write the American one...

can't wait to be home

Updated 26 days ago

Becoming a dental hygienist with a dentist in the family - 1 Reply

This was apparently posted twice. My apologies. Is there anyway to delete this thread?

can't wait to be home

Becoming a dental hygienist with a dentist in the family

Hi everyone, I'm about to graduate with my BA soon and I'm considering going into dental hygiene. My "dream" job is to become an elementary school...


Working outside clinical setting

Hi guys I was wondering if someone can help me find a little more information about working outside a clinical setting as a dental hygienist. I have...


Updated 1 month ago

Clinical exam in Gainsville. August 2,2015 - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Danish in Houston, Texas"]hi im looking forward to take the dental hygiene exam too in florida. Im also a foreign grad could u shed some...


Updated 1 month ago

Tips on passing the clinical exam - 41 Replies

[QUOTE who="yash in Gainesville, Florida"]Hi Appy, I am taking my clinical on August 2'nd at Gainesville. Can we please get in touch? this is my...


Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene Boards/ Patient - 108 Replies

[QUOTE who="marib0610 in Bell, California"]Hello,are you still looking for a patient?[/QUOTE] Thank u .i passed the exam and got my license .


Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygienist Info. - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Alaysia:) in Glendale, Arizona"]Hey to anyone that is a dental hygienist I'd just like to know if it's really worth it. Going to school...

Updated 1 month ago

colleges for DH in toronto? - 3274 Replies

Hi. I m looking for DH school in Toronto . I have been working as a dental hygienists in my home country for 18 years. I have heard GBC is the...


Updated 1 month ago

Anyone applying to California DH schools for 2016?? - 6 Replies

Hi RDAJenny, I work four days a week in one office. I worked for my former employer for 34 years and have new employers now. Yes, I do feel stuck. ...


Updated 1 month ago

Debridement (D4355) SRP (D4342 & D4341) and Prophy (D1110) Questions - 20 Replies

[QUOTE who="jennm30 in Annapolis, Maryland"]Hi guys- Thanks for all the feedback. Since I wrote my first post, we have worked on our approach to...


Updated 1 month ago

What is expected of you in a one hour recall prophy appointment? - 1 Reply

Maybe for those who say they can , but really don' out of school. For FM probing and photo's ... I would say a little longer...but doesn't...


Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 months 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 2 months 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...

jimmy pandu

Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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...


Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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








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 2 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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...

Kimmyjo in Flushing, Michigan

Updated 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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...

thickskinnedinMI in Allen Park, Michigan

Updated 5 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...

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