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Katie

Updated 3 months ago

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

Oops *subgingival calculus Yes I do wonder how many have made it through. We recently have had a lot of working interviews looking for a new...

snowparkcutie

Updated 4 months ago

WHY IS PIMA OPENING UP A DENTAL HYGIENE SCHOOL IN ALBUQUERQUE, NM???? THE FIELD IS FLOODED WITH RDH'S!!!! - 11 Replies

I am so happy to see I am not the only who feels this way! And so sad to see our pay go down, lack of jobs, and lack of respect for our profession....

still retired

Updated 4 months ago

Dental Hygienist in 2014, Pros and cons? - 4 Replies

Stephanie, the hygienist field differs in every state. Being a vet I have seen the highs and lows. I can't be over confident to speak as Quidav a...

waterbug100

Updated 4 months ago

Dental Hygiene-Treatment Planning?? - 1 Reply

I don't know if things are different in the States, but we in Canada are not allowed to 'diagnose' anything. You may have opinions on what the...

Mariam Klait

Updated 4 months ago

Dental Hygienist in Dubai - 240 Replies

Hello iam interested in applying for jobs in Dubai! Iam a us citizen with 2 yrs exp as a dental hygienist any advice on where i can obtain some...

Katers

Updated 4 months ago

A graduated bachelor studies dental hygiene program? - 1 Reply

Hi- you will be more likely to get a job if you previously had a bachelors, in my opinion! A private practice might be more likely to hire you. If a...

exp

Updated 4 months ago

SALARY...NOT what INDEED posts - 3 Replies

Now it says in NE area : $49,000-56,000....THIS IS NOT WHAT WE MAKE! WHY? Because of the oversaturation....PLEASE INDEED STAFF: correct your...

living in Katy

Updated 5 months ago

DH jobs in Texas - 17 Replies

[QUOTE who="Job Lister in Aurora, Illinois"]Smile Brands has openings in Texas (Austin AND Houston!) jobs.smilebrands.com/[/QUOTE] Those chains...

dentalhygienetemp

Updated 5 months ago

How to file taxes for temping jobs. - 4 Replies

I got a more in-depth response from Turbo Tax regarding this issue. "Although it appears you were probably an employee, no withholding was done...

Roberta

Updated 5 months ago

DH program at Canadian National Institute of Health in Ottawa, ON worth while??? - 97 Replies

Hi, I saw your viewpoint about this discussion. I'm applying for CNIH, and I'll take the entrance exam this Friday (January 31th, 2014). Could you...

Alex

Updated 5 months ago

disability insurance, keep it or dump it? - 6 Replies

I purchased GWL disability insurance from a broker in Vancouver in 1996. Just in the last 2 years I found out the plan is not what I was led to...

JW

Updated 5 months ago

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

Hello DH Dreamer....... I do hope you can get your registration fee back. I'm the one who started this thread. DH is not the same as it was ten years...

TGJ

Updated 5 months ago

getting out of hygiene - 3 Replies

Hi Suzanne I was wondering what field you went in to. I also work in Indiana and have had enough of hygiene , the back stabbing , the hiring girls...

TGJ

Updated 5 months ago

I'm confused..is dental hygienists a good job or Not..is it worth it or not? - 1054 Replies

Hi JJF....I have been a LDH since 2004 and have a license in Illinois as well. I would strongly encourage you to call 25 offices and find out how...

RDH64

Updated 6 months ago

Dental Hygiene Employment in Hawaii - 20 Replies

Thank you

leona2025

Updated 6 months ago

Job Outlook in Houston, TX? - 4 Replies

I'm in Houston, Tx. I was thinking of going to school for DH. I have read up on it and everything. I do see a lot of people saying there are no...

sas

Updated 6 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="Lucy21 in Florida"]Truthfully, there are minimal jobs out there. Most are for one day a week....no benefits, retiremnent, paid leave,...

Disappointed

Updated 6 months ago

Cavitron and suction at the same time - 11 Replies

[QUOTE who="waterbug100 in Duncan, British Columbia"]Hi Exp..yes they do. They only get licensed to work in a few states at any given time unless...

Disappointed

Updated 6 months ago

Being a dental hygienist in North Carolina - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Future rdh in Raleigh, North Carolina"]I'm currently starting school to become a dental hygienist . I'm reading mixed reviews. Sounds...

Linda

Updated 6 months ago

sjvc - 48 Replies

Does anyone know how their clinic is like and if they have attached cavitron machines or if they require you to buy one?

exp

Updated 6 months ago

STERALIZATION - 2 Replies

They are not professional. The Dentist, whether or not he likes confrontation, should have a meeting and discuss issues in the office once in...

waterbug100

Updated 6 months ago

Get out of Hygiene! - 1 Reply

Disappointed..you're still young. I didn't START hygiene until I was 42, so go do whatever you want to. You still have 20 some years of any career...

Ree

Updated 6 months ago

colleges for DH in toronto? - 3289 Replies

A lot of people who are coming from out of province get confused when places like North York, Etobicoke and the like are used with Toronto. The City...

Alex

Updated 6 months ago

Does anyone actually like being a Dental Hygienist? - 99 Replies

I resigned from this so called "profession" a year ago. I'm back in school (continuing on my first degree), and have no regrets about leaving DH...

exp

Updated 6 months ago

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

Hi Jill, Unless on c.list they tell us who they are, I wouldn't send my personal info either and that also goes for other online job sites....If...

exp

Updated 7 months ago

Dental School - 180 Replies

Amy....the bls and govt. website's are projections made by those not in our field and the guessing they do, because of cycles in the past is just...

still retired

Updated 7 months ago

Practical Nursing or Dental Hygiene - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="VPK in Toronto, Ontario"]I am scheduled to start practical nursing in January, for some strange odd reason I can not get dental hygiene...

abutarek41110

Updated 7 months ago

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

i have the same problem i can not find a patient

Michelle

Updated 7 months ago

Passing rates Local Anesthesia Courses - 1 Reply

OR Did anyone take any of these courses? How did they find it?

Nexus21

Updated 7 months ago

Any thoughts on Aspen Dental? - 93 Replies

Aspen Dental in Gresham- worked there and the dentist does an excellent job. Our clients leave happy. I recommend the Eastman Parkway location to...

lienta

Updated 7 months ago

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

That is what I thought too, but I just wanted to make sure. I really don't want to retake that class. Thank you

FlossBoss

Updated 7 months ago

Being an RDH in California - 34 Replies

Meli, are you working in this office as an assistant? $10.50 an hour is extremely low pay for an experienced assistant, even one who is not an RDA....

Bethygirl9

Updated 7 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="ellabella1123 in Columbia, Maryland"]Can anyone answer this question? In the office where you are employed as a dental hygienist , a...

KBurvDHYG

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

Updated 7 months ago

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

I was also thinking of going to a career college, like Concorde but I've heard mixed reviews of it. If anyone has any experience with a career...

calichant@hotmail.com

Updated 8 months ago

Process of Care Exam, WREB - dental hygiene - 70 Replies

Regarding the POC exam, it's strictly patient base not the national exam: (1) READ, READ, READ "everything" under the POC section from the WREB...

rcrhode

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...

exp

Updated 8 months ago

How many years of schooling? - 5 Replies

Tangenting here....in NH it says RDH's are making 54,000-56,000 yearly...really, where do they get this data? It is NOT CORRECT!....this would be...

Jammie Costello

Nerb local anesthesia exam

Hi Suzy~ can you send me the study guide everyone is talking about? I would really appreciate it. My email is jcostello3013@live.com.

Flossem813

Updated 8 months ago

Finding a credits patient in Wisconsin - 3 Replies

Why hasn't your wife taken her boards? That is a long time since graduation to just be taking boards. I would advise her to work with your personal...

waterbug100

Updated 8 months ago

Testimonial after graduating in 2012 - 6 Replies

doingalright..congratulations! You are one of the very, very lucky ones. It sounds like you have a unique set of skills that not everyone will have...

still retired

Updated 8 months ago

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

Yes thats what i ment. Wishing him the best.

still retired

Updated 8 months ago

Being bullied by Admin team- help? - 5 Replies

When you first started this place of emplooyment did you have a policy and procedure manual? Shes overstepping her boundries thats why your...

exp

Updated 8 months ago

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

Please read further on the job situation....it's not stable in many states, more of non existent and backstabbing ....pay is going backwards...oversat...

Jodelle

Updated 8 months ago

Getting into a Dental Assistant program & then becoming a Dental Hygienist? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="I JUST WANT TO GRADUATE!!!!! in Houston, Texas"]I was also looking into taking the Dental Assisting program at a local Everest or Kaplan...

sponjevic

Updated 8 months ago

My profession is leaving me behind... - 228 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jaybug85 in Essen, Germany"]Hi everyone, This forum seems to have somewhat come to an end, but thought I'd leave a comment since I...

CP

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

Updated 8 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="CADH student in Mississauga, Ontario"]Hi Mitch! I am currently in level two at the CADH, we just moved locations and it is beautiful!!...

Andea

Updated 8 months ago

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

Is the rdhtutors website shutdown? Please let me know of any other resource. I really need tutoring. Let me know..Thanks!

Andea

Updated 8 months ago

Moving to Canada.. Canadian Board Exam Study Guide? - 18 Replies

I tried the Rdhtutors.ca website and it's down. Have they shutdown? Are there any other resources that I could use other than Mosby's and Wilkins in...

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