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Cara Anderson

Updated 1 day ago

NERB Local Anesthesia Exam - 1113 Replies

Might help if I include an e-mail?! Thanks!


Updated 3 days ago

foreign trained dentists - 1084 Replies

[QUOTE who="Josefina in San Diego, California"]yes you can challenge de dental hygiene board in florida after taking the dental hygiene National...

Luis in Winter Park, Florida

Updated 5 days ago

Florida dental hygiene: Computer simulated exam - 387 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...

faith in Manassas, Virginia

Updated 8 days ago

Herpes - 5 Replies

I was recently in for a dental appointment, i had a cold sore on my lip. They said they couldnt see me. why is that?

Joycerdh in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Updated 10 days ago

WREB Anesthesia Exam - 77 Replies

I am getting ready to take the WREB anesthesia exam (written and clinical) in a couple of weeks. Any tips on what to study for the written exam? ...

Ryn in Elk Grove, California

Updated 10 days ago

Any DH happy with their career choice??? - 704 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.)...

Akeem in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 10 days ago

A Plus Institute - 11 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...

Acardenas in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 15 days ago

Muslim hijab hygienist - 1 Reply

I'm wanting to become a dental hygienist but I'm nervous that wearing hijab won't be allowed or I won't get hired. Any muslim hygienist want to give...

SIM in Fresno, California

Updated 16 days ago

Has anyone attended Fresno City College Dental Hygiene Program? - 13 Replies

If so, how was it? How expensive was it? I just received my acceptance letter. Yay!

SIM in Fresno, California

Updated 19 days ago

Should I get an Associate's or a Bachelor's for Dental Hygiene? - 225 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...

Gracie in Valencia, California

Updated 21 days ago

Getting your dental hygiene license in California is HARD!!!!! - 71 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...

What school is better?? in Red Deer, Alberta

Updated 22 days ago

colleges for DH in toronto? - 3242 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...

sherri in Burbank, California

Updated 24 days ago

Does anyone actually like being a Dental Hygienist? - 121 Replies

Hi, I have really been considering becoming a RDH, it sounds like something I would be really interested in and the pay isn't bad, and the schooling...

Keeponswimming in Morgantown, West Virginia

Updated 26 days ago

Does anyone else regret choosing Dental Hygiene? - 1 Reply

I am a newly licensed RDH and I am already regretting the choice. Looking into the field 2 years ago I saw all the postings and positive outlooks...

HMac in Seattle, Washington

Updated 1 month ago

Too old For DH school?? - 40 Replies

I am 38, do you think its too old to take DH? I originally took DA and graduated in 90. My daughter is in school full time now and I want a career!

wsRDH in Kannapolis, North Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Getting into Dental Hygienist school - 2 Replies

I recently decided to go back to school to become a Dental Hygienist. I only had 4 pre reqs and their labs to complete. I am finishing up the last 2...

wsRDH in Kannapolis, North Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Told to not floss molars for 2 weeks. Does that sound weird? - 1 Reply

I went for a checkup on the 31st of January, and my dentist found 2 areas where gum depth was 5mm, so she injected antibiotic into those 2 areas, and...

Anna banana in Kent, Washington

Updated 1 month ago

I'm dental hygienists a good job or it worth it or not? - 1057 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...

Anna banana in Kent, Washington

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene School - 180 Replies

Hello, I just got rejected from the Pierce College dental hygiene program in Lakewood, WA. I've heard it's one of the more difficult schools to...

Raina in Oxford, Mississippi

Updated 1 month ago

Tips on passing the clinical exam - 85 Replies

I am looking for any advice out there on the clinical board examinations. I am set to take the CRDTS examination, and would like some friendly...

michelle in Los Angeles, California

Updated 1 month ago

Anyone applied to, attend, graduated from: Pasadena City College's Dental Hygiene program? - 21 Replies

Any info, tips or advice you can lend a prospective applicant? I have most requirements done but got c's in Chem 101, and Eng 101, I am wondering how...

Charity in Dover, Delaware

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene is a great PART TIME job - 3 Replies

As corny as it sounds, I chose this profession by looking up careers that were best suited for moms who wanted the following: 1) part time...

sundance in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Going to Dental Hygiene School as a international dentist - 9 Replies

Hi, I have a bachelors degree in dental surgery(B.D.S)from my home country India. Now, i want to come and study dental hygiene at a community...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 1 month ago

Dental hygiene Group interview - 1 Reply

I have an interview coming up and I am really nervous I read that most schools ask questions about personality. What type of questions would that be...

Alexandra Mera in Irvington, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

A Hygienist with RA - 3 Replies

Hello, I'm going to be starting my last semester of dental hygiene school. During the last week of the third semester my hands and ankles began...

Zorro in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 1 month 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...

Author in New York, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Should I become a Dental Hygienists? - 30 Replies

Hey people! I am 25 years old and I have a young child. I'm trying to figure out a career I would enjoy, but also one that I don't have to be in...

Thomas Donald in Providence, Utah

Updated 2 months ago

Please help! How do I pay my living expenses while in dental hygiene school? - 53 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...

Awesomeamber in Idaho

I want to become a hygienist

Hello everyone! I need some advice on where to go to get an associates to move on into hygiene. I have been trying to see if there is a college...

angelica in Scarborough, Ontario

Updated 2 months ago

Practicing Hygiene without a LICENSE?!?!!! - 169 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...

Justine in Cross, United Kingdom

Updated 2 months ago

Dental Hygienist in Dubai - 226 Replies

I am wondering what is the average salary for Dental Hygienist that as more than 10 years of experience.

Smiley in Marietta, Georgia

Updated 2 months ago

Relocating as a hygienist - 15 Replies

I just got accepted into dental hygiene school in Houston, Texas. I am very excited and will start this August. I was disappointed, though,...

Caseyjl053@*****.*** in Bronx, New York

Updated 2 months ago

My profession is leaving me behind... - 230 Replies

Hi everyone! I have been a hygienist for 14 years. I graduated from the University of Detroit - Mercy (I see that there are a number of...

VPK in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 2 months ago

Getting out of the dental hygiene profession - 565 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...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 2 months ago

Any thoughts on Aspen Dental? - 93 Replies

I am considering a hygiene position at Aspen Dental and would appreciate any input you can offer.

NYRDH in New York

Updated 3 months ago

30 minute recall patients... Is it even possible? - 31 Replies

The doctor said my recall patients will be seen every 30 min. Is it possible to update med history, xrays and cleaning in 30 mins? I mean some...

rey in Colton, California

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?...

Fab in Concord, California

Updated 3 months ago

HELP What are the best schools in Southern California? - 71 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...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 3 months ago

Debridement (D4355) SRP (D4342 & D4341) and Prophy (D1110) Questions - 22 Replies

Hi All- I have a dilemma and need help! What is your office's policy for a patient who clearly has perio disease (pockets of 5mm+, bone loss,...

Sanaa Bhatti 95 in Etobicoke, Ontario

Updated 3 months ago


Hi there I'm a RDH in toronto ontario. I work at 3 dental offices in which I do not have taxes taken off my paychecks and will have to owe quite a...

Hygienst 16 in Hammonton, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

Hygiene pay in different parts of the country - 301 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...

smiles4all in Omaha, Nebraska

RDH to orthodontic assistant

I have my bachelors in DH, have been in private practice for 1.5 years and it just doesn't seem to be the place for me. Ortho is what sparked my...

John E in Osceola, Iowa

Updated 4 months ago

Need support/advice about Dental Hygiene profession......... - 33 Replies

I am a newly licensed hygienist(almost 1 year)and I often regret my decision to become one. When I started going to school I was in a large city with...

texas_student69 in Austin, Texas

What procedures are dental hygienists legally allowed to do?

Where can dental hygienists practice in public schools in Texas, and what exactly are they allowed to practice? Apparently when training to...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 4 months ago

dental hygiene pre reqs - 1 Reply

im a dental assistant for about 2 years and I know for sure I want to do dental hygiene now. however back when I was in college I messed up with...

Deb in Arlington, Texas

Hygienist commission.

I have been a hygienist for 8 years now, I work for a hygienist who owns a dental practice, when I first got hired I was told she pays her hygienist...

Jennm30 in Maryland

Vacation/Time off issues at my office- curious about your experience

Hey y'all- I have a new issue...seems my office is full of them! I don't want to go into too much detail, but the time off policies here are...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 4 months ago

Where will I make the most as a hygienist? - 2 Replies

I'm going to star applying for jobs soon and I'm wondering if I'll make more money working for a periodontist than for a dentist. So is there where...

RDH in Chula Vista, California

Updated 4 months ago

Anyone applying to California DH schools for 2016?? - 7 Replies

Hey there, I finally finished my prereq's for hygiene(woohoo!!). I'm starting to get my applications together, just wondering if anyone else is...

NovemberGolf in San Jose, California

Updated 4 months ago

Can dental Hygienist open their own practice? - 69 Replies

I heard this is possible in California and the decision for other state is pending because dentists are against that because they are afraid of...

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