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Jlaurencio in Mountain View, California

Dental hygiene school being an international student

Hi! I'm right now 35 years old guy from Venezuela and I want a real change on my life,I'm planning to study DH in the US, Canada or Australia, do you...

Feeling Defeated & Heartbroken. in Pompano Beach, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

African American Hygienists - 27 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...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 5 months ago

Negative Enviroment - 1 Reply

I've temped in a lot of dental offices, waiting for the right fit. I've seen so often people I work with, whether it's dentists, other hygienists,...

sandy in London, United Kingdom

Updated 5 months ago

canadian hygienist wants to move to uk - 2 Replies

i am a registered hygienist in canada and desperately want to work in the uk. are there any jobs? (the job market in ontario is saturated, at lease...

Nicole in Santa Ana, California

Updated 5 months ago

What's the best private college for DH in Toronto?!?! - 1 Reply

Please help me to find the right school, I'm really interested in DH and I private schools because they have shorter semesters and smaller classes....

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 6 months ago

NEED A DENTAL HYGIENIST TO ANSWER QUESTIONS FOR SCHOOL PROJECT - 1 Reply

Why did you choose this career? Did you always know you wanted to do this type of work for a career? What education and special training did you...

pezamber in Middletown, Indiana

Updated 6 months ago

Difficulty of Dental Hygiene programs - 9 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...

Hilda in Dallas, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

Need a list of DH schools in Dallas- please help! - 24 Replies

Hi, I'm finishing up my pre-req's for the DH program in Fall '09. All my classes apply to Washington state, however I may consider Dallas, TX. I know...

Anna in Long Beach, California

Updated 6 months ago

HELP What are the best schools in Southern California? - 70 Replies

I applied to the DH programs in South Western, Cypress, Cerritos, West Los Angeles, Riverside and Pasendena community Colleges. IF you went to any of...

dentalhygienist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dental hygienist time off

How much time is appropriate to take off per year? We don't get any paid time off, but the doctor hasn't set an amount of unpaid time off we can take...

Thickskinned in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 6 months ago

I'm confused..is dental hygienists a good job or Not..is it worth it or not? - 1056 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...

Anon in Franklin, Massachusetts

Working at Gentle Dental as an RDH?

What are your views in working at a Gentle Dental as a hygienist? I'm thinking of transitioning after working at various private practices after 3...

Sam in Surrey, British Columbia

Updated 6 months ago

Temp Agencies in BC? - 15 Replies

Hello Again, Would anyone be able to rhyme off some great temp agencies to work for? I know its slow right now, but I figured might as well give...

I had a plan... in Greenville, South Carolina

Updated 6 months ago

Greenville Tech - 1 Reply

Greenville Tech has this posted in their advertisement for the Dental Hygiene Program: Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC Total Employment:...

Sadie Nguyen in Dallas, Texas

Prospective student plan to major in dental hygiene

Hi! To begin with, I will be a freshman in college who plan to major in Dental Hygiene at TWU. However, their DH program is very competitive to...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 7 months ago

Dental Hygiene student and pregnant - 1 Reply

Hi, I was wondering if any of you have been in my situation. I began a dental hygiene school and got pregnant in December. it has been a big surprise...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 7 months ago

Scaling and arrestin for 4mm pockets? - 166 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...

Broken RDH in Greenville, South Carolina

MY STORY/Career as a dental hygienist continued

Please seek a career where growth is possible, where you will have pay increases, benefits, and a profession that doesn't have a physical life...

Broken RDH in Greenville, South Carolina

MY STORY/Career as a dental hygienist continued

will have to buy Obama care, or buy a private policy with a high deductible, catastrophic coverage only. From the beginning of my Dental Hygiene...

Broken RDH in Greenville, South Carolina

MY STORY/Career as a dental hygienist continued

After leaving that office, after only about a month, I worked as a fill-in hygienist for about a year. Even though I had done so well in hygiene...

Broken RDH in Greenville, South Carolina

MY STORY/Career as a dental hygienist continued

I went back to my Op., cleaned it, and walked out to get my next patient as they were signing in, but I was called back to the dentists office again....

Broken RDH in Greenville, South Carolina

MY STORY/Career as a dental hygienist continued

I told him that I did the best I could being new to digital xrays, and that I thought I saved it? He said,in a very gruff tone, "just go on to lunch...

Broken RDH in Greenville, South Carolina

MY STORY/Career as a dental hygienist continued

So I landed a job with a dentist who was a high ranking member of the dental board and an officer of the South Eastern Dental Association. I was...

Broken RDH in Greenville, South Carolina

MY STORY/Career as a dental hygienist

I graduated from Greenville Tech, in Greenville, SC in the top of my class with honors in 2003. I landed a full time job shortly after graduation in...

JS in Marlboro, New Jersey

Updated 8 months ago

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

If you only get paid if the patient shows up are you getting paid for the first patient in the morning if they don't show? If you get paid...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 8 months ago

overtime - 9 Replies

I am a salaried hygienist in nc. My boss has came up with a new pay system. He says that I am exempt from being paid overtime due to holding a...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 8 months ago

Dental Hygienist Working Interview - 1 Reply

Tips to stand out and succeed in a dental hygiene working interview? I have a working interview soon and I don't know what to expect and I know that...

piterson in Malaybalay, Philippines

Updated 8 months ago

Is it ok if i want to work abroad as a fresh graduate of dental hygienist? - 21 Replies

I dont know what to do for ths moment of time. All i know is pursue my carreer as a dental hygienist. But i think technically speaking, before you...

Dee Dee G. in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 8 months ago

Finish my Dental hygiene degree - 6 Replies

So i started my DH program about 2 years ago and was supposed to graduate next year in may. Unfortunately i got kicked out of the program this...

MJ97 in Los Angeles, California

Concorde Dental Hygiene Program

I recently applied for the Concorde dental hygiene program in San Diego. I took the TEAS and the Wonderlic and after meeting with financial aid I was...

Davey in Austin, Texas

Updated 9 months ago

Dental Hygiene - 2 Replies

I am a senior in high school, and I have become very interested in pursuing a career in dental hygiene. The contributing factors such as pay,...

ally in Korea, Republic of

Updated 9 months ago

DH program at Canadian National Institute of Health in Ottawa, ON worth while??? - 100 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...

Tracey McNair in Kingston, Jamaica

Updated 9 months ago

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy . Job - 6 Replies

Does anyone know anything about it? I've been a hygienist for 10 years and , honestly, I'm ready for a change.I don't see myself scraping teeth my...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 9 months ago

Need info on licensure by credential in Massachusetts - 4 Replies

I am currently licensed in New York, and I'm interested in getting a job in (and moving to) Massachusetts. Has anyone else here done this? If so,...

Divya in Manassas, Virginia

What are the advantages of a root canal procedure

Root canal, probably the most heard and popular treatment for dental patients. Has your dentist ever told you that you might need one? I’m sure he...

Divya in Delaware

Best tips for maintaining a healthy and beautiful smile

One of the things that attract us to people at the first sight is their smile. We all would love to have a great smile and be appreciated by...

patti waterfall in Federal Way, Washington

Updated 9 months ago

dental hygenist - 1007 Replies

hey guys, can anyone tell me what colleges can i apply to for dh, i live in brooklyn,ny

Tth fairy in Long beach, California

Failed law and ethics

Hi everyone...... I took my Law and ethics exam and unfortunately did not do good on that... Do you know hw many days Dhcc reschedules the retake?...

Tth fairy in Long beach, California

Failed law and ethics

Hi everyone...... I took my Law and ethics exam and unfortunately did not do good on that... Do you know hw many days Dhcc reschedules the retake?...

Tth fairy in Long beach, California

Updated 9 months ago

Practicing Hygiene without a LICENSE?!?!!! - 167 Replies

Is there any way I can practice Dental Hygiene without a clinical examination? I took CRDTS recently and barely didn't pass. Does anybody know if...

Tye

Updated 9 months ago

Please help! How do I pay my living expenses while in dental hygiene school? - 52 Replies

I am 27 years old and I applied to a two-year full-time dental hygiene program. I live on my own and work as a bartender part-time and was planning...

prtyblak

dental assistant at tcc

How is this course at Tallahassee community college?

prtyblak

dental hygienist at tcc

How was this course at tcc

Daniel.warner

Updated 10 months ago

Washington state drug and law exam - 2 Replies

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...

LorraineOM in Anacortes, Washington

Updated 10 months ago

Relocating dental hygienist - 21 Replies

I am currently a dental hygienist who practices in Missouri and is trying to transfer to Washington state. I noticed that they have a License by...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 10 months ago

Is this a good career choice? - 1 Reply

I am graduating high school this year. I am wondering if this is a good career choice. Like will it be fairly easy to find a job when I get my degree...

Naomi in Calgary, Alberta

Diploma in Dental Hygiene 2 Degree

I currently hold a diploma in dental hygiene and I would like to get a bachelors degree. Here are my options, please shed light on it: 1) Should I...

Rojojojo in Portland, Oregon

Updated 10 months ago

appropriate time for fmx and perio. cleaning - 31 Replies

Hi, What is the appropriate amount of time for fmx and periodontal prophy ? Thank you ibflossing

Linda in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 11 months ago

Dental School - 177 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...

RenieG84 in West Palm Beach, Florida

Does the radiology certification for Certified Dental Assisting transfer to a Registered Dental Hygiene degree?

I am currently a Certified Dental Assistant for Florida. I was accepted into the Dental Hygiene program in Florida as well. I would like to know if...

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