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exp in Massachusetts

Updated 34 months ago

How many years of schooling? - 5 Replies

Do you really only need an associates degree to become a Hygienist? Or do employers prefer a bachelors degree?

Flossem813

Updated 34 months ago

Finding a credits patient in Wisconsin - 3 Replies

Anybody have some insight on how to find a patient for the state boards in Wisconsin? My wife graduated with a Dental Hygiene degree from Milwaukee...

waterbug100 in Chemainus, British Columbia

Updated 34 months ago

Testimonial after graduating in 2012 - 6 Replies

Hey all, I am going to start by saying that after you have done your homework and spoke with actual hygienists and you are still set on becoming a...

still retired in Texas

Updated 34 months ago

Unable to get an interview in Arizona without residing there. - 9 Replies

My son-in-law is a dental hygienist in TX and is trying to relocate to Phoenix. He's having problems getting past the phone interview once he tells...

still retired in Texas

Updated 34 months ago

Being bullied by Admin team- help? - 5 Replies

I am the newest hygienist at a large practice: 3 Dr's, 9 RDHs (4 work at a time), 6 RDAs, & 7 front desk, including the office mgr. It is a typical...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 34 months ago

Are there an large variety of dental hygienist jobs on the West Coast? - 1 Reply

Are there an large variety of dental hygienist jobs on the West Coast? In Southern California ( Los Angeles, long beach) or Northern California (San...

CP in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Has anyone gotten a Bachelor's in Hygiene and then switched to nursing?

I am wondering if anyone decided to get a Bachelor's Degree in DH and decided it wasn't for them and then switched to nursing? How difficult was this...

Daynah in Oakville, Ontario

Updated 34 months ago

Anyone else going to CADH on October 26th - 46 Replies

Hi everyone I have noticed a number of posts on here with people saying that they were applying to the CADH. Has anyone else recieved their letter of...

Andea in Edmonton, Alberta

Updated 34 months ago

National Dental Hygiene Board Exam Course- www.rdhtutors.ca - 8 Replies

Dear Dental Hygiene Student, We are Dental Hygiene Tutors, an on-line state of the art tutoring workshop offering two phases of support to enhance...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 34 months ago

Moving to NJ, help with NJ dental hygiene ethics exam - 6 Replies

Hi everybody, I am a licensed RDH in California and I am moving to NJ this summer, I need to take NJ Ethics exam, my questions are: is the NJ...

Stacy in Augusta, Georgia

Updated 34 months ago

How long did you take off for maternity leave? - 2 Replies

I'm just so curious to see what others do (or were allowed to). I agree that no one has a CLUE how physically exhausting hygiene is; especially while...

RDH in Spokane, Washington

Updated 35 months ago

Dental Hygiene in Spokane Washington - 1 Reply

Hi, I'm an RDH in California and am nervous about the job prospect for RDH's in Spokane WA. I am currently in the process of getting my limited...

AGRusco in Port Orchard, Washington

Updated 35 months ago

Dental Hygiene or Radiology? - 1 Reply

I am almost done with most of my preq for both radiology and dental hygiene. Anyone have any insight as to which would be a better career for the...

AnxiousAmy in Royal Oak, Michigan

local anesthesia /nitrious

Im new to Michigan from Wisconsin. I have a local anesthetic license. However here in Michigan a NERB exam is required. Im not sure what my next step...

Sam Eddison in California

Updated 35 months ago

Dental Hygiene Outlook - 7 Replies

Hi, I am in college right now studying for dental hygiene, i have just been googling the dental hygiene outlook and came across the one discussion on...

VeryDiscouragedRDH in Biloxi, Mississippi

Does anyone else regret choosing Dental Hygiene?

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...

VeryDiscouragedRDH_omb in Biloxi, Mississippi

Updated 35 months ago

Very interested in a Dental Hygienist career. - 20 Replies

Hi everyone! So my mother worked at children's dental office, I spent a lot of time there when I was younger. I have always deeply wanted to go...

VeryDiscouragedRDH_omb in Biloxi, Mississippi

Updated 35 months ago

Hygiene jobs in Mississippi - 1 Reply

Where are all the hygiene jobs in Mississippi?? I've been looking for permanent work for almost 4 months now! I have handed out numerous resumes....

itslivib in Biloxi, Mississippi

Updated 35 months ago

rdh still in demand? - 6 Replies

are rdh's still in demand in CA & other states? Is the job outlook good?

Cerritos College grad in Placentia, California

Updated 35 months ago

Dental Hygiene or RN Nursing?! (California) - 29 Replies

Hi. I am really confused with which career path to take. I do know that DH is flooded right now, and I do not know if things will pick up. I have...

still retired in Texas

Updated 35 months ago

Another RDH program opening - 6 Replies

Really, I think this is ridiculous but it's "business". Another school with a DH program is opening up in NE....just not right. They KNOW the field...

still retired in Texas

Updated 35 months ago

RDH vent about patient - 5 Replies

I just had the worst hygiene patient. Just saw a patient (first time seeing him) who is coming in for the first time for perio maintenance. He had...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 35 months ago

In need of patient for dental hygiene WREB October 2013 in LA - 3 Replies

Hi everyone, I am need of a patient for my WREB clinical this october. Anyone know of anyone or where I can find one? Someone who hasnt had a...

exp in Massachusetts

Cost for MA : Forsyth School for RDH at Phar. College

I believe the info I have found for the RDH program to train at Forsyth, now located at the Mass. College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston,...

Cerritos College grad in Placentia, California

Updated 36 months ago

Would a career in Dental Hygiene suit me? - 13 Replies

Here's a list that should give you a rough idea of my situation and what I'm looking for in a job. I, - Am looking for a job that requires only an...

EllisonRDH in Port Moody, British Columbia

Updated 36 months ago

BC wage for dental hygiene - 19 Replies

Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone could tell me the average pay per hour to expect in BC. I am moving there shortly and would like to know in...

Blue in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Updated 36 months ago

Practical Nursing or Dental Hygiene - 9 Replies

I am seeking an opportunity to transition into the health care field I am seriously considering DH over Practical Nursing because I will be done...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 36 months ago

California RDH salary - 57 Replies

I am moving to California in the summer and I heard that on average, a RDH in California gets paid $40-$50 per hour. After reading some blogs I'm...

NewRDHNY in Elmhurst, New York

Updated 36 months ago

Licensure in NY - 1 Reply

Hi everyone. I recently received the score in the mail that I passed the National Board Exam. Hooray! I passed the NERB also (both sections). I am in...

Candice in Seattle, Washington

Instrument Issue

Hello, I was wondering if anyone first or second year can explain their programs instrument issue process. Im just curious on how the process...

Shannon in Redwood City, California

Patient needed for WREB in Northern California

I am in much need for a patient for my WREB on August 5. The test is in Stockton Ca, but I have to drive from San Francisco for the exam and would be...

kingsley in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Updated 38 months ago

Dental Hygiene or Physical Therapist Assistant - 49 Replies

Can anyone please give me an insight into which career field is better as far as job growth and career satisfaction. I am looking for a career change...

RDHCJ in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 38 months ago

RDH and a bachelors - 1 Reply

I just graduated as an RDH. I'm thinking of getting a bachelors. My community college has a program with a 4 year school so I can get a bachelors in...

RDHCJ in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 38 months ago

THE GRAPH.... - 9 Replies

REALLY....who's posting this salary range? SO, inaccurate....please list the reality for RDH's in the field. We, the majority do NOT work FT...and...

Mary in Wake Forest, North Carolina

I have no clue how to get into dental school from a community college! help

So im about to go into my first year at a community college. My plan for the future is to be a dentist. I understand that the dental schools i have...

SmileyTeeth in Passaic, New Jersey

If I get a NJ license how can I change to NY license if I want to?

I am thinking of going back to school for dental hygiene. If I attend a school in New Jersey and become licensed in New Jersey can I also become...

SBRDH in miami beach, Florida

Updated 38 months ago

Dental Hygienist Schools in Dallas - 1 Reply

I'm currently a RDA and I have been for a little over a year know. The pay isn't so great so I decided to go back to school for hygiene because I do...

Superfluous RDH in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 38 months ago

NAIT wants to incorporate scaling into their program - 3 Replies

I heard (and confirmed) that NAIT is planning on changing their Dental Assisting Certificate program into a 2 year diploma program which includes...

waterbug100 in Duncan, British Columbia

Updated 39 months ago

Job market outlook for sunny San Diego - 190 Replies

Hello everyone. I am beginning my science prereq's for my eventual enrollement in a dental hygiene program and would like to know how the job...

WhiteKat in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 39 months ago

dental hygienist schools and job outlook for future - 30 Replies

Hey. im a male from the Bahamas who is interested in dental hygiene. i want to find a great DH school in either florida or Texas around the Houston...

still retired in Texas

Updated 39 months ago

Working Interview - 25 Replies

Hiya! Like many of you in the Central region, I cannot find a job either, so the decision has been made to move to another state. I have been out of...

lafrfi in inwood, West Virginia

Updated 39 months ago

NERB Computer Exam - 20 Replies

Can anyone tell me what subjects are covered on the NERB dental hygiene computerized exam? Do you have any study tips? I don't want to study the...

Kara in Edmonton, Alberta

Updated 39 months ago

Wages in Edmonton and Calgary - 79 Replies

anyone know what current wages for a new grad dental hygienist is in Edmonton and Calgary?

Ana RDH in San Marcos, California

Updated 39 months ago

How long is the process to get the FL license. I'm already licensed in NJ - 1 Reply

Hi! I'm an RDH in NJ and trying to get licensed in FL. Does anyone know how long the process takes? I'm sending the application this week. I need...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 40 months ago

Regency Dental Hygiene Academy OR Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene - 9 Replies

Hello. Just got accepted from both RDHA and CADH. I was just wondering which school is better? I've listed some pro's and con's in both school...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 40 months ago

Foreign dentist - 1 Reply

I'm living in tampa now and I would like to work as a DH here. Where do I start ? I am a foreign trained dentist. Can somebody tell what do I need to...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 40 months ago

Dental Hygiene, Is it worth it? - 4 Replies

Hey all, I am currently a Freshman at a University working towards a degree in Human Biology to become a PA. Right now child support covers nearly...

Isabella in Miami, Florida

NERB

I need to know what's the difference between NERB and NBDHE to get the license in Florida as Dental Hygienist, wich one of this exams have I to take?...

Isabella in Miami, Florida

Dental Hygienist

I would appreciate so much if somebody help me with my preparation for NBDHE, I have been looking for Dental Hygienist Decks from ADA, is a box with...

PG in the Bay in San Francisco, California

Updated 40 months ago

ANYONE know anything about Chabot's RDH program? Applied there, went there, etc?? - 5 Replies

Hi, I was just wondering if Chabots RDH program is anygood? Was looking at their application process and point assesment formula-the max amount of...

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