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Career change...

Updated 1 day ago

dental hygenist - 1009 Replies

I have no idea how to start my own thread..I'm new here, but I was reading about becoming a DH...and have about decided against it after reading...

Lorraine

Updated 2 days ago

NERB Local Anesthesia Exam - 1310 Replies

Hi SuzZee Can I please get a copy of the study guide. Taking my test next week Thanks so much! lorrainefasulo22@gmail.com

amhill522

Updated 6 days ago

Dental Hygiene Reciprocity - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kimmyjo in Flushing, Michigan"]Can anyone please explain to me the steps that need to be taken in order to obtain a license for dental...

Tabitha

Updated 7 days ago

Dental Hygiene Boards/ Patient - 149 Replies

[QUOTE who="Carolina in Houston, Texas"]Hi are you still looking for a patient? I would like to be it or if you know anybody looking for one I'd like...

Ashar Simmons

Updated 14 days ago

Male Hygienists? - 330 Replies

What are the many reasons why you regret becoming a hygienist? Feel free to call or text me really need the insight im a veteran looking yo use my...

DH Student in Detroit

Updated 18 days ago

Difficulty of Dental Hygiene programs - 15 Replies

I'm in Detroit Mi, and when I went on indeed to look for jobs, just to see if there were any it was a ton. It's going to be negative people...

Mila

Updated 19 days ago

Tips on passing the clinical exam - 148 Replies

[QUOTE who="Judy H. in Raleigh, North Carolina"]Sorry, this is not in response to you needing a patient. Was wondering if you have had any luck...

Savannah a fellow blonde

Updated 24 days ago

I'm confused..is dental hygienists a good job or Not..is it worth it or not? - 1071 Replies

[QUOTE who="to katie in Bronx, New York"]if you are female and fit specialy if yu are blond go for it.U will be spoiled and hired on the spot..no...

mohamed moussa

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...

Anonymous

Updated 29 days ago

Dental Hygiene.. Saturated field? - 8 Replies

I honestly have never worked with a dental hygienist when I go to the dentist. My dentist takes my x-rays and cleans my teeth. I dont let anyone else...

TM

Updated 29 days ago

Dental Hygiene School or MBA in Healthcare Admin - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="JennOreo in Chicago, Illinois"]Hi Ya all, I am from California with a RDAEF, moved to Chicago to go to school to finish pre-req. I just...

relizabeth

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

Updated 1 month ago

RDH vs RN dilemma - 10 Replies

I too am wondering if the job outlook has changed within the DH field

Jill

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.

shivani

Updated 1 month ago

U.S. National Board exam vs. Canadian National Board Exam. Same or diff? - 162 Replies

I have failed my board exam in Canada 3 times. Can i still Write the US board exam?

karen

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...

Cindy

Updated 1 month ago

Please help! How do I pay my living expenses while in dental hygiene school? - 56 Replies

I am 29 living in ny I am dental assistant look for school that cheap because I am on my own cane from next country and help there ?

backpackgrl96

Updated 1 month ago

Depressed Dental Hygienist - 22 Replies

I meant to say: If I would have knew then what I know now, I would have not gone into DH. That makes more sense!! :)

Jan12

Updated 1 month ago

Dental Hygiene Outlook? - 9 Replies

I see these post are from a few years back is it still just as saturated now or is it getting better. I am in the Dh program and have been thinking...

Kendall2424

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

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

Updated 1 month ago

HUGE DROP IN WAGES FOR RDH IN BC + IF THIS IS A WAKE UP CALL FOR THE BC HYGIENISTS TO FOR A UNION ? - 96 Replies

[QUOTE who="NO JOB for RDH in BC in Surrey, British Columbia"]THERE ARE NO JOBS IN BC AT ALL ESPECIALLY IN THE LOWER MAINLAND AREA OR SOME DDS ARE...

TRDH

Updated 1 month ago

How to be more prepared for the law and ethics exam! - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="mw1222 in Arvada, Colorado"]If you can't pass a simple law test, you should not be licensed that simple[/QUOTE] The more I read this...

still retired

Updated 1 month ago

Stopping SRP to go do prophy - 3 Replies

i guess those answering "NO" are pretty unethical...a root planned isnt a prophy. Its periodontal evaluation that lack honesty to call it what it...

lala

Updated 1 month ago

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

What did you end up doing?

Jessa

Updated 2 months ago

Practicing Hygiene without a LICENSE?!?!!! - 171 Replies

SIMPLE ANSWER... are you allowed to drive a car, without a valid drivers licence? Didn't think so. There are laws in place for a reason. Jessa RDH

AFlow0829

Updated 2 months ago

Relocating as a hygienist - 18 Replies

Hello! I’m in need of some information and I’m hoping someone can help. I’ve been a practicing dental hygienist for 12 years in Texas, and I’m...

BeachTime

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.

dh

Updated 2 months ago

Admissions Test - 11 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dipseydoo in Richmond Hill, Ontario"]Hi - Did any of you finally write the entrance exam in CADH? I am planning to write it in CADH and...

T

Updated 2 months ago

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

What if the assistant is scaling sung and she knows it. And is illegally not qualified... If the hygienist knows about it , what and where to...

norig01

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

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

Updated 2 months ago

Commission VS Hourly Wage - 106 Replies

[QUOTE who="carla2 in santa fe, Texas"]I think that if a hygienist makes 12 or 15 hundred dollars in a day she should be entitled to more than 250 or...

Britt

Updated 2 months ago

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

[QUOTE who="Cassie (Ontario) in Montreal, Quebec"]I'm from Ontario, Canada and am graduating from highschool in september and applied to both DH and...

daniellejanicello

Updated 2 months ago

Little Help On Working in the USA or in Europe - 2 Replies

You can totally forget to work in the USA as a dh! I have done one if the best educations as dh in Switzerland. Have lived in New York and now...

Sarah

Dental Hygiene Patients!

Hi! I am a 2nd year student in need of patients in my area and having a hard time finding any. I especially need individuals who would qualify as...

Hollywoodtocome

Updated 3 months ago

Help with Detecting and Removing Subgingival Calculus - 9 Replies

I so feel the same. Sometimes it doesnt come off with the piezo and when i go back to hand scale subg i cant click it off. My instruments just slip....

Lynn

DVC/ SCC/ CARRINGTON?

I'm having a big dilemma, I am a current RDA I plan on going back to school for hygiene. I have an Associates in Science Degree already.I will be...

r

Updated 3 months ago

foreign trained dentists - 1099 Replies

anyone knows a place that can help with the clinical test for Florida dental hygiene licence exam

Melissa

Updated 3 months ago

Any commission dental hygienists left out there? rate? - 20 Replies

[QUOTE who="dissapointed in Columbus, Ohio"]I have been fortunate to work in the same great office for the past ten years. I've always worked on...

Nata

Updated 3 months ago

Reusing gloves? - 5 Replies

I am a dental assistant working for a temping agency and to me also a dentist in Spring Texas told me only one pair of gloves per patient and to...

Rp in Nashville, North Carolina

Updated 3 months ago

African American Hygienists - 29 Replies

Hey Im looking into the dental hygiene career but wanna know how is the field for blk people like myself. Like is it hard to get jobs? Are you looked...

dutchie in Mission, British Columbia

dental hygienest vs assistant

I want to go into the dental field and the dental assistant program near me is only 10 months but i'm also considering trying to get into UBC's...

Laura Whitley in Amelia, Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

WHY IS PIMA OPENING UP A DENTAL HYGIENE SCHOOL IN ALBUQUERQUE, NM???? THE FIELD IS FLOODED WITH RDH'S!!!! - 16 Replies

I was looking in our Albuquerque Journal and found a job opening for PIMA Medical Institute for a dental hygiene instructor with a minumum of a BSDH...

RAV in Goodyear, Arizona

Updated 3 months ago

Going to Dental Hygiene School as a international dentist - 14 Replies

Hi, I have a bachelors degree in dental surgery(B.D.S)from my home country India. Now, i want to come and study dental hygiene at a community...

Isabelle Johnson in Denver, Colorado

Updated 3 months ago

computer software experience - 10 Replies

I have been a hygienist for 20 years and recently moved to GA. I understand the job market is tough, but my lack of training with Eaglesoft or...

Fab in Pittsburg, California

Updated 4 months ago

California RDH schools survey - 9 Replies

Hello all, I'm applying to RDH schools now. Just curious about others experiences, in California only. What schools did you apply for, and how...

Vcmpr in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 4 months ago

Is it worth it to become a dental hygienist? - 11 Replies

I have a BS in biology and am currently attending my first semester for a master's (as a non-matriculated student) in biomedical sciences. My...

Lyl in Marina Del Rey, California

Updated 4 months ago

Is a Dental Hygiene program hard to get into? - 9 Replies

I am thinking of going to be a dental hygienist because I am graduating with a degree but I do not like it at all. So I called the school and asked...

sara in Brandon, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

Florida dental hygiene: Computer simulated exam - 396 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...

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