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exp in Massachusetts

Updated 35 months ago

Getting into DH program with dismissed misdemeanor - 2 Replies

I am moving to PA and plan on going to school for dental hygiene. I was charged but never convicted with a misdemeanor. All charges were dropped in...

Edward Rose in Atlanta, United States minor outlying islands

Updated 35 months ago

dental hygienist jobs in new zealand - 97 Replies

I would like to know how easy it is to work in new Zealand as a dental Hygienist

sandra in Austin, Texas

Updated 36 months ago

Master's Degree for an RDH - 11 Replies

Can anybody suggest a good master's program for a dental hygienist? I have my BS, and it has gotten me nowhere. I want to pursue whichever will...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 36 months ago

If there are no jobs... - 9 Replies

...then why does dental hygienist keep showing up on practically every single "jobs in demand" list I find online? My own dentist pretty much...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 36 months ago

Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Alberta, Yes or No? Please help me out! - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I am applying for the University of Alberta's Diploma in Dental Hygiene program this year. I like the profession and think it will...

rdh_too in Bedford, Texas

Updated 36 months ago

How did you become a dental hygienist? - 2 Replies

I need help with my project. I need to interview a dental hygienist.? I've recently started taking courses at my local community college and my...

dentalnut in British Columbia

Getting back to DH after four years away

I am re-registering to be a DH after four years away from the field. Does anyone have tips (aside from self study, of course!) to get my skills up to...

Nat in Miami, Florida

Dental Hygienist

Hello! How really want youre advise! I was a Dental Hygienist for 16 years . We relocate since 2005, than I left my carrier to move with my...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 37 months ago

Community College Dental Hygiene Degree vs. UoP or USC? - 16 Replies

I already have a bachelors degree in a different field and have completed almost all of the prerequisites for dental hygiene school. I am planning on...

Hoping for Good News in Vernon, British Columbia

Updated 37 months ago

Local anesthetic courses- BC canada - 32 Replies

Hi everyone Has anyone taken the local anesthethic course at camosun college in victoria, or at UBC? I heard some bad things about the program in...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 37 months ago

Dental Hygiene Portfolio - 3 Replies

I know this shouldn't matter but I'm just curious how many pages did you submit for your portfolio? Did you receive a call for clarifications? Any...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 38 months ago

Dental Hygiene Hourly Wage - 21 Replies

Can anyone tell me how much you get paid hourly working as a dental hygienist. I make $36 dollars an hour and I just graduated from school. Should I...

Chelsey Yang in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 38 months ago

Anyone Taking Expanded duties Anesthesia course in Sacramento this May? - 32 Replies

I am enrolled. Is anyone else going?

Rdhnyc in New York, New York

Updated 38 months ago

New Jersey Jurisprudence Test Study INFO?? - 1 Reply

Can anyone help me find a website or a book where I can study for the Jurisprudence test of Dental Hygiene. I am supposed to take it, in order to get...

telephonicwaltz in Logan, Utah

Updated 38 months ago

Is it possible for an American Dental Hygienist to get employed in England? - 2 Replies

Hello! I've been very seriously looking into a Dental Hygiene program (haven't started yet), but will finish in a couple years with an Associate's...

Munnawar in Hialeah, Florida

NBDHE

Hi everyone I'm a foreign trained dentist I'm taking my NBDHE this summer,if any of you taking it soon or planning to take please reply me.Am i...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 39 months ago

RDH in Houston, TX ONLY! Please comment. - 18 Replies

I've read a lot of posts from RDH all over the country. I notice a lot of people complaining in CA and Michigan, etc - and no offense but your in...

hygiene 123 in Parlin, New Jersey

license in illinois

Hi i am currently licensed in nj and ny and thinking of moving to chicago i can't reach anyone to clarify the laws for licensing can anyone help me...

whattodo in Kamloops, British Columbia

Canadian Dental Hygienist's - some insight?

Hi there - I graduated an accredited Dental Hygiene program 3~ years ago in Ontario - couldn't find a career - worked crappy retail jobs since....

Rachel Reniva in Savannah, Georgia

Dental Hygienist HOBET Score ?'s

On Monday i took my HOBET test and my score was uploaded last night. i got a 67.3% (adjusted individual total score). I have to fly to Denver to take...

Cerritos College grad in Placentia, California

Updated 39 months ago

Help w/ Maintaining Recalls - 2 Replies

I'm a recent grad and have been working in my current office for a few months now. So far things have been going great, but the thing I am having...

exp in Massachusetts

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 ,...

CLUELESS in Salt Lake City, Utah

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 in Massachusetts

Updated 40 months ago

Dental Hygiene School or MBA in Healthcare Admin - 1 Reply

Hi Ya all, I am from California with a RDAEF, moved to Chicago to go to school to finish pre-req. I just got accepted to the only dental hygiene...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 40 months ago

Classify this patient after SRP? - 2 Replies

I had a patient come in who had an SRP exactly a year ago. He failed to come in every 3 months for periodontal maintenance. In this particular visit...

Cerritos College grad in Placentia, California

Updated 40 months ago

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

Patients have asked me frequently how long Fluoride Varnish is effective. I usually say something like 1 month, but then tell them that the mouth is...

Katie in Boise, Idaho

Updated 40 months ago

Help with Detecting and Removing Subgingival Calculus - 6 Replies

Dear Dental Hygienists: I have been working as a DH for over 10 years. I like my job, but I still experience much difficulty with detecting and...

Katie in Boise, Idaho

Updated 40 months ago

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

Anyone else tired of having to clean up a mess after a patient has been getting their teeth cleaned every 6 months for years then they see you for...

waterbug100 in Duncan, British Columbia

Updated 41 months ago

Dental Hygiene-Treatment Planning?? - 1 Reply

I have a working interview next week. One question the office manager asked is how comfortable am I with treatment planning. I am a little confused...

Katers in Houston, Texas

Updated 41 months ago

A graduated bachelor studies dental hygiene program? - 1 Reply

well, I'm a graduated bachelor. I want to study dental hygiene program in 2 ys. I found these associate program seems recruit high school students,...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 41 months ago

SALARY...NOT what INDEED posts - 3 Replies

In the Northeast it says: $54-56,000. This is not true. Many RDH's are working PT or PPT...day to day, not set pay rate or a salary....because of...

living in Katy in Houston, Texas

Updated 42 months ago

DH jobs in Texas - 17 Replies

Hey guys, I've been following a lot of threads on here and I wanted to let everyone know that there IS a decent state where you can find hygiene jobs...

dentalhygienetemp in Orem, Utah

Updated 42 months ago

How to file taxes for temping jobs. - 4 Replies

Hi, I have temped at several Dentists in 2013. Each time I was paid by a check directly from the dentist. I did not fill out a W-2 nor have I...

TGJ in Lake Station, Indiana

Updated 42 months ago

getting out of hygiene - 3 Replies

I have been working for 19 yrs. as a hygienist. I find the job market poor and it difficult to find a job with benefits. I am very discouraged. Any...

RDH64 in Cheboygan, Michigan

Updated 43 months ago

Dental Hygiene Employment in Hawaii - 20 Replies

I am a Canadian citizen interested in moving to Hawaii and working in the career of Dental Hygiene. Having recently completed the CRDTS exams...

leona2025 in Houston, Texas

Updated 43 months ago

Job Outlook in Houston, TX? - 4 Replies

Does anyone know what the market for dental hygienists in like in Houston? Do you work here as a DH? I'm very interested in this career but I don't...

sas in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 43 months ago

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

So, if you choose this path and train in the DH field...things to think about prior to any pre-req's: Have you a secured position upon graduation...

Disappointed in Greenville, South Carolina

Updated 43 months ago

Cavitron and suction at the same time - 11 Replies

I just started working at an office where the doctor does not allow the suction to hang on the patient's cheek or the patient to hold the suction...

Disappointed in Greenville, South Carolina

Updated 43 months ago

Being a dental hygienist in North Carolina - 1 Reply

I'm currently starting school to become a dental hygienist. I'm reading mixed reviews. Sounds like a lot of people hate it and few love it. Anyone...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 43 months ago

STERALIZATION - 2 Replies

Does anyone know if there's an indicator to show if instruments have been sterilized? I'm very concerned about pulling dirty instruments out of the...

waterbug100 in Duncan, British Columbia

Updated 43 months ago

Get out of Hygiene! - 1 Reply

I've been working at the same office for 9 years, and have NEVER gotten a raise! My boss is nice, but deals with everything by ignoring it! I have...

exp in Massachusetts

Updated 43 months ago

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

I have not looked in a long time and don't know what hygienist are doing these days for getting their resumes out there. Sending your resume to a...

still retired in Texas

Updated 44 months ago

Practical Nursing or Dental Hygiene - 3 Replies

I am scheduled to start practical nursing in January, for some strange odd reason I can not get dental hygiene out of my head. I feel as if I...

abutarek41110 in Greenville, South Carolina

Updated 44 months ago

NEED PATIENT ASAP FOR FLORIDA TEST IN DEC. - 1 Reply

NEED A PATIENT FOR DEC TEST IN WEST PALM BEACH FL...... My future daughter in law recently moved to Orlando and is in need of a qualifying patient...

Michelle in Vancouver, British Columbia

Updated 44 months ago

Passing rates Local Anesthesia Courses - 1 Reply

I need to take an accredited local anesthesia course. Does anyone know the passing rate for any of the following? University of Alberta Pierce...

lienta in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 44 months ago

Would a B jeopardize my chance of getting into DH school? - 3 Replies

I am currently a sophmore in college and is currently applying to dental hygiene schools ( I am shooting to get accepted into Baylor dental hygiene...

Bethygirl9 in Madison, Ohio

Updated 44 months ago

Question for Dental Hygienists Licensed in Maryland...........Please Help Meeeee - 4 Replies

I am in the process of getting all my paperwork ready for my MD RDH license. I cant seem to find a dental law book to study for the jurisprudence...

KBurvDHYG in Vancouver, British Columbia

Canadian Hygienist Looking to Move to Australia

Hi there! I am currently a fourth year student in a dental hygiene degree program in Canada. I will be proudly graduating in May after I take the...

Namiboo in Long Beach, California

Updated 44 months ago

Wanting to be a Dental Hygienist; Some questions. - 1 Reply

So, I was a pre-bio major at CSULB (still attending) until I had to take my second semester of my full year general chemistry course. I ended up...

rcrhode in Monroe, Washington

How is the dental hygiene field in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming?

I am looking into moving soon... So I am wondering how the hygiene field is in terms of wages, finding jobs, and demand for Idaho, Montana, and...

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