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exp

Updated 4 months ago

future job outlook for Dental Hygienists in Canada - 507 Replies

No good news, unfortunately...we are still experiencing the same issues with insurance and the pay for RDH's is going down, pressure to do more in...

Alex

Updated 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 months ago

Passing rates Local Anesthesia Courses - 1 Reply

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

Nexus21

Updated 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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...

exp

Updated 6 months ago

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

Sandy, Contact the CA DH com. , they can direct you to websites and or sites to download materials in 2013...GL on exams and licensing process.

Ausrine

Updated 6 months ago

Advise for Potential DH Student in GA - 95 Replies

Hello, would you be interesting in job as teeth whitener?

Stacy

Updated 6 months ago

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

I don't have anyone to look after the baby while we work.Our friends also work full time with school-aged children.Most of our family is in Fl. Our...

RDH

Updated 6 months ago

Dental Hygiene in Spokane Washington - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Marjorie in San Diego, California"]Hi, I'm an RDH in California and am nervous about the job prospect for RDH's in Spokane WA. I am...

Porty

Updated 6 months ago

U.S. National Board exam vs. Canadian National Board Exam. Same or diff? - 156 Replies

[QUOTE who="DL in Hamilton, Ontario"]Hello everyone! I skimmed through all of the posts and decided to post my own message since there were a few...

AGRusco

Updated 6 months ago

Dental Hygiene or Radiology? - 1 Reply

anyone have any words of wisdom? has anyone heard of Pima? they offer both programs and I was planning on meeting with them this week to check out...

AnxiousAmy

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

Updated 6 months ago

Dental Hygiene Outlook - 9 Replies

I'm an Dental Hygienist here in CA, with 7+ years of experience in my field I am struggling to find any jobs, I have been jobless, zero opportunities...

Sam Eddison

Updated 6 months ago

Dental Hygiene Reciprocity - 4 Replies

Dental Hygiene Jobs are practically in a none existence phase right now and have been for the last 5 years declining and slowly disappearing. I have...

VeryDiscouragedRDH

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

Updated 6 months ago

Very interested in a Dental Hygienist career. - 20 Replies

DONT DO IT! Listen to all the warnings because it is not what it's cracked up to be. It's extrememly oversaturated, in a lot of areas from my...

VeryDiscouragedRDH_omb

Updated 6 months ago

Hygiene jobs in Mississippi - 1 Reply

Yes THANK YOU...I have also been looking for permanent work since the summer and it seems to be nonexistent in MS.. and what's even more upsetting is...

itslivib

Updated 6 months ago

What else can I do besides dental hygiene? - 27 Replies

Take it from me, I'm not too far away and things here are not looking great! I've had my license since July and have 0 job prospects. Very...

itslivib

Updated 6 months ago

rdh still in demand? - 6 Replies

EXTREMEMLY SLOW IN MISSISSIPPI :( Very discouraging for this newly licensed RDH... Ive had my license since July and still have not landed a job....

itslivib

Updated 6 months ago

Depressed Dental Hygienist - 13 Replies

I am unfortunately in a smaller area and have def felt the impacts of an OVERSATURATED CAREER. I am a new RDH (licensed this summer) and I have yet...

Cerritos College grad

Updated 6 months ago

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

Sounds like you're worried about not being able to get into the DH program of your choice. What about the lack of job availability? Isn't that a...

still retired

Updated 7 months ago

Another RDH program opening - 6 Replies

Very true about insurance. Its sad when insurances dictates the outcome of our duties. PPl work hard for ANY insurance and seems they win out more...

kimberleee88

Updated 7 months ago

California Clinical Boards Patient - 290 Replies

did any of you ladies pass? just wondering because i didn't :(

still retired

Updated 7 months ago

RDH vent about patient - 5 Replies

Thanks EXP. Its ok. Im ok. Ive learned being at work can be difficult on some days and and how to handle the difficult patient~somewhat. I have...

exp

Updated 7 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="SiennaMc in Mission Viejo, California"]Thanks for your reply! I did not go to school here so would they still let me grab their patients?...

Jenleigh

Updated 7 months ago

Concorde Career College - 504 Replies

Has anyone heard any news from their Sept. 2013 interview for the Dental Hygiene program at Concorde in Memphis Tn.? I'm getting nervous and anxious...

CH915

Updated 7 months ago

Hygiene pay in different parts of the country - 298 Replies

[QUOTE who="algutie. in Saint Petersburg, Florida"]What is the average pay for Seattle, WA.??????[/QUOTE] I moved to Colorado from South King...

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