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Updated 3 hours ago

NERB Local Anesthesia Exam - 1349 Replies

[QUOTE who="SuNH in Bedford, New Hampshire"]My email address:[/QUOTE] I just sent a copy of the study guide to your...


Updated 5 hours ago

foreign trained dentists - 1098 Replies

hi, I am a dentist from another country. I have to take CDCA (ADEX) exam in order to get dental hygienist license in Florida. Has anyone taken...


Updated 3 days ago

Concorde Career College - 525 Replies

Hello my name is Wendy and I was trying to see if you can email me those copies please. Thanks my email is


For Profit Colleges in Dental Hygiene

What is the general conclusion on all these for profit schools teaching dental hygiene? Do they provide a decent education? Are they looked down upon...


Updated 9 days ago

Dental Hygiene Reciprocity - 9 Replies

Am an overseas dental hygienist. Texas board said i have to re do the program again. Is there a State which recognizes the degree. Any info is much...


Updated 9 days ago

colleges for DH in toronto? - 3255 Replies

[QUOTE who="harman in Amritsar, India"]hi everyone.. i am from india..looking forward at studying dental hygiene in canada.. what college is d best?...


Updated 21 days ago

Does anyone actually like being a Dental Hygienist? - 142 Replies

I forgot to mention that the state of hygiene in this state with 20 schools that graduate new hygienists every year isn't great. Most private doctors...


Updated 25 days ago

Getting out of the dental hygiene profession - 573 Replies

[QUOTE who="TarynRose in Brampton, Ontario"]I’m so glad I found this thread because I thought I was alone in this! I’ve worked across the country and...


Has anyone used dental hygiene as a side job?

Hey guys, So I’ve gone through all of the forums and I can absolutely relate to all the people that hate dental hygiene. There are so many cons...


Updated 25 days ago

Depressed Dental Hygienist - 25 Replies

Did anyone get out of the field? What did you end up doing and how did you do it?

Sdaraei in Lincoln, Nebraska

Updated 27 days ago

Dental Hygiene Interview Questions for College - 389 Replies

I am going for an interview next week in Orem, UT to Utah College of Dental Hygiene and need some help. I would like to know what questions might be...

RDHHopeful12 in San Clemente, California

Updated 1 month ago

How to be more prepared for the law and ethics exam! - 11 Replies

I am a dental hygienist from Connecticut living in California. I recently took the law and ethics exam and was I didn't do well. They would not...

dh-allison in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia

Updated 1 month ago

Admissions Test - 12 Replies

I've applied for CADH and they've contacted me to set up a date for my exam.. only problem is I'm fresh out of high school and have just less than...

Priyanka22 in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

U.S. National Board exam vs. Canadian National Board Exam. Same or diff? - 163 Replies

Hey, I am a Canadian citizen that is taking Dental Hygiene in Michigan. I have dual so i decided to write both the board exams for the US and Canada...

Jeanette09 in Vista, California

Updated 1 month ago

Please help! How do I pay my living expenses while in dental hygiene school? - 57 Replies

I am 27 years old and I applied to a two-year full-time dental hygiene program. I live on my own and work as a bartender part-time and was planning...

ShannoninCA in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

I need to take a Local Anesthesia Course ASAP - 59 Replies

Hey, I recently moved to AZ and went to sign up for this course to find it already full. Can't seem to find another being offered until next May. ...

girlpltettyplr in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Updated 1 month ago

Practicing Hygiene without a LICENSE?!?!!! - 172 Replies

Is there any way I can practice Dental Hygiene without a clinical examination? I took CRDTS recently and barely didn't pass. Does anybody know if...

Atadent888 in Palm Bay, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Florida dental hygiene: Computer simulated exam - 393 Replies

Taking clinical exam in December, but still need to take the CSE and law exam. Can anyone tell me how to study for the CSE. Contacted NERB and...

Imissabel in Victoria, British Columbia

Updated 2 months ago

Hygiene Degree - 638 Replies

I've graduated the hygiene diploma program seven years ago and I'm getting kinda bored with hygiene. I've been thinking about taking the completion...


Updated 2 months ago

california out of state licensure - 133 Replies

Does anyone know anything about the soft tissue curettage course that is req'd by California? or can offer any advice about getting my license in...


Updated 2 months ago

Wondering how many of you get paid ONLY if your patient shows up. - 16 Replies

If you only get paid if the patient shows up are you getting paid for the first patient in the morning if they don't show? If you get paid...

Jaime in Vista, California

Updated 2 months ago

Dental Hygiene Boards/ Patient - 150 Replies

I am registered to take CRDTS exam in GA on Dec 7/8 and can't find a patient. It seems like the patients need a good bit of calculus to quality. Does...

Sadgirl in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Finding a Job in Fort lauderdale

Is anyone else having a hard time finding a job? I have applied at numerous places, I also have my CNA license but could never find a job in that...

Dajah in Albany, New York

Updated 2 months ago

I'm dental hygienists a good job or it worth it or not? - 1072 Replies

I have read this form and some people are complaining about being a dental hygienist ,I go to Hostos,Bronx community for dental hygiene and it is not...

kennel in New York, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Difficulty of Dental Hygiene programs - 16 Replies

Are dental hygiene programs really that difficult? I've heard several times how intensive they are. Does that mean they are intensive in the sense...

G. Golden in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 2 months ago

Tips on passing the clinical exam - 149 Replies

I am looking for any advice out there on the clinical board examinations. I am set to take the CRDTS examination, and would like some friendly...

alyanna in Westfield, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago

Relocating dental hygienist - 22 Replies

I am currently a dental hygienist who practices in Missouri and is trying to transfer to Washington state. I noticed that they have a License by...

THNKNGABTDH in Irvine, California

Updated 3 months ago

If you have attended or graduated from Cypress, Cerritos, or PCC for Dental Hygiene can you PLEASE help!!!! Info needed <3 <3 <3 - 41 Replies

Letters for these colleges are coming in and I would like input on which school to choose. What the pros and cons are for each college.... I would...

Career change... in Upton, Kentucky

Updated 3 months ago

dental hygenist - 1009 Replies

hey guys, can anyone tell me what colleges can i apply to for dh, i live in brooklyn,ny

Ashar Simmons in Joliet, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Male Hygienists? - 330 Replies

I'm considering a career in DH but I'm a bit hesitant about it being such female dominated field. Is there a stigma against male hygienists? Are the...

mohamed moussa in Calgary, Alberta

Is dental hygiene career a good choose for males??

I am a dentist from Egypt, how just arrived Canada like 4 month ago. Now , i live in Calgary Alberta. but when i went online to see the job chances...


Updated 4 months ago

Dental Hygiene.. Saturated field? - 8 Replies

I was thinking about getting an associates degree in dental hygiene starting next fall. I have heard many GREAT things about the field of work, but...

TM in Toledo, Ohio

Updated 4 months ago

Dental Hygiene School or MBA in Healthcare Admin - 2 Replies

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...

relizabeth in Bowling Green, Kentucky

dental hygiene.. lots of questions

I graduate with my associates in science in May of next year, and I have been planning on applying for a dental hygiene program. I've been reading up...

Eleni in Oceanside, California

Updated 4 months ago

RDH vs RN dilemma - 10 Replies

I'm currently in dental hygiene school. Just started my second semester 2 wks ago. I am very worried about not being able to find work when I...

Jill in Brookline, Massachusetts

At a job interview how do you respond when asked, What are your weaknesses?

You certainly don’t want to say your weak at what you do so I’m not sure how people handle this question. Thanks for your feedback.

karen in Cranford, New Jersey

Dental School in NJ?

I will be graduating next year with a Bachelor's in Communication Disorders and Deafness. I've decided to switch careers and want to go into dental...

Jan12 in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Updated 5 months ago

Dental Hygiene Outlook? - 9 Replies

I heard that the Dental Hygiene outlook isn't so great now? That people are having hard times finding jobs and I wanted to get real opinions on this....

Kendall2424 in Orlando, Florida

Dental Hygiene Program after BS degree

I'm currently a student at UCF and in my last year. I'm majoring in Exercise Science, but have always had a passion for the dental field. I'm not...

Rhonda Maza in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

Local anesthesia course available dental hygienist

Manor College currently has a few spots open to get your local anestbesia license. Apply before October 3.

Suzanne in Duncan, British Columbia

Updated 5 months ago



still retired in Hawaii

Updated 5 months ago

Stopping SRP to go do prophy - 3 Replies

I'm still new to hygiene. I finished school in March, passed boards in April, had a job by the end of May. So I'm not sure if I'm being naive about...

lala in Medford, Oregon

Updated 5 months ago

I wish I could have done dental hygiene! Help!! I need advice! - 6 Replies

In 8th grade I decided that I wanted to be a Dental Hygienist when I grew up. Knowing this, I took as many science courses in high school as I could,...

AFlow0829 in Houston, Texas

Updated 5 months ago

Relocating as a hygienist - 18 Replies

I just got accepted into dental hygiene school in Houston, Texas. I am very excited and will start this August. I was disappointed, though,...

BeachTime in Bellevue, Washington

What's your ideal part-time job look like?

There are so many jobs available in Bellevue, WA right now. How would YOU choose who to work for??? They seriously all look the same.

T in British Columbia

Updated 5 months ago

What Is The Wage Per Hour In Lethbridge Alberta??? - 1392 Replies

Can anyone tell me what the wage per/hour is in Alberta. Lethbridge? Calgary? Edmonton? Red Deer? Medicine Hat?

norig01 in Mckinney, Texas

Associates or Bachelor's for DH?

Hi i'm kind of stuck between going for an associates or bachelors degree in dental hygiene. I just started college after graduating from high school...

DentalDame84 in Los Angeles, California

What's the Norm?

I work in a dental practice and our hygienist has stated that she does not want to do back to back scaling and root planing. She asks that we put a...

Melissa in Roswell, Georgia

Updated 5 months ago

Commission VS Hourly Wage - 106 Replies

I have been practicing dental hygiene for just about 1 year now. I am currently making an hourly wage however I just got word that the dentist I...

Britt in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 5 months ago

Any DH happy with their career choice??? - 712 Replies

I'm seriously considering becoming a DH for several reasons: 1.) Great pay in my area 2.) Flexible schedule (a must for a single mom of three) 3.)...

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