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Breezy77

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Carmen Haslage

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Ive been a RDH for 5yrs. I have completed master's degree in Healthcare leadership. Looking to get a position at a college or university teaching dental hygiene, while doing clinical hygiene PT.

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Bowling, Theatre

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (22)
Forum Discussion Posted
Job > Dental Hygienist

Any DH happy with their career choice???

Im done with trying to tell people about this profession. I know a person I grew up with, and learned about her aspiration to be a RDH. I gave her my advice (Unsolicited) and told ...

3 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

The Dental Hygiene field in 2009 and beyond?

[QUOTE who="waterbug100 in Nanaimo, British Columbia"]Breezy77...it's hard to hear your story..all that education, and good intention, and no work. The free clinic is very ...

5 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

The Dental Hygiene field in 2009 and beyond?

[QUOTE who="waterbug100 in Nanaimo, British Columbia"]rdh in Calgary...but what is that doing for dental hygiene as a profession?

Are they actually working in an ...

5 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

The Dental Hygiene field in 2009 and beyond?

[QUOTE who="denthygstudent in Junction City, Kansas"]I don't understand why clinical has to be only route for dental hygiene there are other avenues with more effort and ...

5 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Where are all the dental hygiene jobs?

Its really slim slim picking around these parts, so if your not the "right fit" for any offices that may be hiring, you might get called for an interviewed, but they may ...

5 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

why do dental hygienists who can't find a job assume that there must not be any?

Ive been watching the exchange in convo in this thread the past few weeks and its obvious that those on either side are passionate about their point of view. The reality is, its ...

5 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Any DH happy with their career choice???

Here's some info I found while researching the possibility for forming a union for RDH'S.:

"The ODAA has received many requests from members to form a union. We have ...

5 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Where are all the dental hygiene jobs?

The profession of dental hygiene has become watered down, and on the way to being obsolete if we dont stand up and do something NOW!!

5 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Any DH happy with their career choice???

After being out of work for 2yrs , no Im not happy with my career choice. Ive done just about all I can do to get a job in that time, and no one seems to want to give me the time ...

5 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

ADHA DH Job Market/Employment Survey

[QUOTE who="suzanne in Terre Haute, Indiana"]So did I, especially at the end. I would like to belong to the ADHA but with no job and only part-time when I do have one, I ...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

ADHA DH Job Market/Employment Survey

[QUOTE who="suzanne in Terre Haute, Indiana"]Thank-you for posting the link. I just finished the survey. I have been out of work for 6 months and was driving 75 miles one ...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

ADHA DH Job Market/Employment Survey

Yeah it slow EVERYWHERE it seems. I hope it turns around soon. I been out of work 1 1/2 yr. Sadly this isnt all that uncommon for many RDH's.

Below is the link for the ...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

ADHA DH Job Market/Employment Survey

How many of you have participated in this survey? I did and it seems someone is FINALLY listenimg to the problems facing dental hygienist across the nation. I think the survey ...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

NETWORKING!! R.D.H. in need of Employment in N.E. OHIO.

Nothing but tumbleweeds rolling through this thread huh? Lol...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

NETWORKING!! R.D.H. in need of Employment in N.E. OHIO.

I have a master's degree in Healthcare Leadership. I have 4 yrs of clinical RDH experience, and 8yrs of D.A. experience. Looking for FT/PT work. Faculty positions for dental ...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Asst's doing prophy's

Let it be said Suzanne that some (like myself) can appreciate the brutal truth about hygiene as you delivered here in this thread. I just wish I had heard some brutal honesty about ...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist 6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Why do you want to be dental hygiene?

[QUOTE who="rdhcu in Parker, Colorado"]When I tell people what I've experienced as a Hygienist they can't believe it.
I always thought it was funny how the word ...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Why do you want to be dental hygiene?

I agree rdhcu. They lack of conhesiveness in dental hygiene is a underlying problem that attributes to many of the problems we face. We under bid for positions out of desperation ...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Why do you want to be dental hygiene?

[QUOTE who="rdhcu in Parker, Colorado"]Dear Breezy,
In the early morning hours reading your comment made me sad for you. I've been a Hygienist since 1981. Hygienist ...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Why do you want to be dental hygiene?

Im really down in the dumps about hygiene right now. When I entered the program 6yrs ago I thought I would be on top of the world once I graduated. Well, that isnt the case. Ive ...

6 years ago
Job > Dental Hygienist

Looking for work as clinical RDH or Faculty In NE OHIO

I was hoping to get some leads on RDH work in the NE Ohio around in the Lorain/Cleveland area. Im new to this area, originally from MI and I have no hygiene connections here. I've ...

6 years ago