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Deena in Long Beach, California

Updated 5 months ago

hygienist exam in dubai - 2 Replies

I've been told they can be tough? Any one know the questions they ask for the oral exam?

Hhh in California

Updated 5 months ago

Is a Dental Hygiene program hard to get into? - 7 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...

swestey@*****.*** in Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Updated 5 months ago

Practicing Hygiene without a LICENSE?!?!!! - 170 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...

Jenny in Pomona, California

Updated 5 months ago

Dental Hygienist or Dental Assistant? - 45 Replies

I am a single mother of 1 and workign two jobs to keep my head above water. I graduated with honors from high school but did not ever continue my...

Neek718 in New York, New York

Updated 6 months ago

Is HOSTOS Comm. College Dental Hygiene Associate prog. really worth it or a waste of time? - 26 Replies

Hello everyone. I can't tell you how grateful I am for a forum such as this one. Even the negative comments have been helpful to me. I really just...

Lashawn Butler in Fort Washington, Maryland

Updated 6 months ago

Please help! How do I pay my living expenses while in dental hygiene school? - 55 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...

big shaq in Flushing, New York

Updated 6 months ago

Male Hygienists? - 329 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...

madd186 in Buckeye, Arizona

Updated 7 months ago

WREB Anesthetic exam questions - 1 Reply

I recently took the WREB Anesthetic exam and got hung up on a few questions. How would you answer the following: 1.) Your patient needs scaling...

anonymousstudent in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Dental Hygiene Program at a Community College

I am currently pursuing my bachelors degree in Communication Studies at a university. I have decided that I want to switch fields because I want a...

Kajal in Plainsboro, New Jersey

Canadian dental hygienists wants to give US NBDHE, but no clue where to start.

Hi, I was a dental hygienist in Nova Scotia for 4 years and living right now in New Jersey. Can somebody help me by telling me 1:where to go...

dhmily14@*****.*** in La Mesa, California

Updated 8 months ago

Does anyone know how I can obtain a position as a civilian dental hygienist for the military? - 37 Replies

I am trying to find a position as a registered dental hygienist for the military as a civilian does anyone know how I can go about it? Thanks I will...

Tati in Miami, Florida

Updated 8 months ago

Getting into a Dental Assistant program & then becoming a Dental Hygienist? - 10 Replies

I'm thinking about going to this School called First Institute they Offer a 11 month Dental Assistant Program, After I were to graduate from their I...

anonymousstudent in Seattle, Washington

LWTECH Dental Hygiene and surrounding dental hygiene schools in Washington

I'm just curious to hear how other students are liking/liked their dental hygiene programs. I am a student at lake washington and am at my wits end...

Toothfairy in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 8 months ago

Hygiene pay in different parts of the country - 302 Replies

Hello all, I am a Hygienist in TN. I have been licensed for 3 years and currently making 27.5 USD per hour....just wanted to compare wages in...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 8 months ago

Difficulty of Dental Hygiene programs - 14 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...

preetideepak in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 8 months ago

Florida dental hygiene: Computer simulated exam - 395 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...

Karlene B in Bronx, New York

Updated 8 months ago

Dental School - 178 Replies

Have any of you guys considered just going to dental school? Why or why not? Because I have a friend who has a B.S. degree chemistry or biology I...

still retired in Hawaii

Updated 8 months ago

Stopping SRP to go do prophy - 2 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...

Dawanats33 in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 9 months ago

African American Hygienists - 28 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...

Lucy in Centralia, Ontario

Ontario Dh portfolio

Just wondering if anyone who has been audited has taken the exam rather than submitting a portfolio? If you did, were there areas one would focus on...

Hope in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 9 months ago

Dental Hygiene Employment in Hawaii - 21 Replies

I am a Canadian citizen interested in moving to Hawaii and working in the career of Dental Hygiene. Having recently completed the CRDTS exams...

annie in Petaluma, California

Updated 9 months ago

California RDH schools survey - 8 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...

MamaKai in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 9 months ago

Depressed Dental Hygienist - 17 Replies

After 2 years in the profession. I'm starting to feel very depressed on my situation as a Hygienist. Aside from the low work hours per week...

HopeT in Arkansas

Attending DH school with kids

Hi everyone, I'm 24 (almost 25) and I recently switched my major to Dental Hygiene after wanting to pursue RN school. I have 2 little girls younger...

Recent Grad in Chula Vista, California

What to do with equipment after graduation?

Hi, I'm a recent graduate from hygiene school and was wondering what most people did with their equipment after graduation. I plan to keep my...

MamaKai in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 9 months ago

Proffesionalism in Dental Hygiene Schools - 30 Replies

Hi!I am currently a student in a dental hygiene program in Baltimore, Maryland and I am having a very difficult time with the faculty in my school....

MamaKai in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 9 months ago

sjvc - 49 Replies

hello! Has anyone go to, went to, or applied to sjvc? What kind of gpa, expirience, anything else do u need? Do u like it? How are the teachers?...

RDH from SK relocating to AZ in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Updated 9 months ago

California dental hygiene local anesthesia for board patients - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I am a registered dental hygienist in California. For those of you who are moving to California and taking your WREB exam and need to...

Megan in Hesperia, California

Updated 9 months ago

Should I get an Associate's or a Bachelor's for Dental Hygiene? - 227 Replies

I want to go to school for Dental Hygiene, the only thing I am unsure of now is how to go about getting my degree? Is it worth the time/money to...

georhoz in Long Beach, California

Updated 9 months ago

Is it worth it to become a dental hygienist? - 10 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...

Stuck single mom in Tampa, Florida

Updated 10 months ago

Single mom to be. Should I go into Dental Hygiene or Physical Therapist Assistant? - 3 Replies

I'm confused about which field I should go into. I am currently 8 months pregnant and single but would like to start school ASAP. I already have an...

hannah809 in Sequim, Washington

Dental Hygiene program? So confused

I am a running start student, graduating both high school and my community college this year with my diploma and my AA in arts. My pipe dream is to...

toniegrace in Olympia, Washington

US dental hygiene wanting to move to VANCOUVER BC, CANADA

Hi everyone! I am a student in dental hygiene school for my last year. I am most likely moving to vancouver BC, canada within the next few years. I...

Jcat88 in Dover, New Hampshire


Just took both my LA and nitrous exam today. After the nitrous exam the woman there said that I had a green light, does that mean I passed? Does...

Guy in High Point, North Carolina

Updated 10 months ago

cons? - 164 Replies

what are the cons of being a dental hygenist. pysicaly or mentaly. i need to know to answer a question for my senior project!

Jason C. in Los Angeles, California

Updated 10 months ago

Dislike Dental Assisting but loves Hygiene?? - 90 Replies

I am a little lost and I am curious to know whether or not I am the only one. I read through the forum and have notice some People have been in...

Renee1020 in New York

RDH thinking about becoming RN

Hi! I've been an RDH for about 6 years now and I honestly regret my decision everyday for getting into this profession. It's such a struggle to...

Jamie in Brentwood, Tennessee

Which school allows you to go back get BS in dental hygiene without be an RDH

I received my associates in dental hygiene and I failed my national boards. I want to go back and complete my bachelors, which dental hygiene school...

BeautyJunkBunnyy in Miami, Florida

Associate in Science Program that's not useless in Miami: Dental Hygiene?

I'm trying to take the smart route and work smart vs work more, get underpaid, and have a useless degree. I left college after 3 semester's...

DH in Red Deer, Alberta

Updated 11 months ago

colleges for DH in toronto? - 3250 Replies

Can anybody tell me which is the best college to do DH in toronto area? i am really thinking about doing this but there are quite many colleges in...

Aji in Spruce Grove, Alberta

Updated 11 months ago

Commission VS Hourly Wage - 105 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...

Smilingalways in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Updated 11 months ago

What else can I do besides dental hygiene? - 31 Replies

Hey guys... ok I've been thinking of going into dental hygiene (being a hygienist), but after doing some research, I can seem to find nothing but...

Margaret J.Fehrenbach, RDH, MS in Issaquah, Washington

Oral Biology BOOTCAMP: Out this SUMMER 2017!!!

Hey Oral Biology Instructors: Oral Biology BOOTCAMP is now available earlier this summer due to popular demand. A study series of three 3-hour...

Joseph.s.hatchett in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 11 months ago

university grad thinking of going into dental hygenist - 234 Replies

Hi i am university graduate with a degree in biology. i was thinking of going into dental technician or dental hygenist. any1 know whats the starting...

Camcam in Tampa, Florida

Becoming RDH in FL

Anybody getting ready for the NBDHE in Tampa.

Karita in Woodbridge, Virginia

Updated 11 months ago

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy . Job - 8 Replies

Does anyone know anything about it? I've been a hygienist for 10 years and , honestly, I'm ready for a change.I don't see myself scraping teeth my...

Samay Bui in Victoria, British Columbia

Updated 11 months ago

Where To look for work in BC - 49 Replies

Hi Everyone, I am a recent grad and I am finding it very depressing to find such a low amount of jobs readily available here in BC. I've applied...

jenny44 in Silver Spring, Maryland

Updated 11 months ago

Being bullied by Admin team- help? - 8 Replies

I am the newest hygienist at a large practice: 3 Dr's, 9 RDHs (4 work at a time), 6 RDAs, & 7 front desk, including the office mgr. It is a typical...

njrdh in Toms River, New Jersey

Life as a Dental Hygienist in Vermont

I've been working as a dental hygienist in NJ for 7 years now and I'm considering moving to VT. For those experienced in the area, I want to know...

Margaret J.Fehrenbach, RDH, MS in Seattle, Washington

Oral Biology Instructors Note: Go Beyond Textbook Page with Oral Biology BOOTCAMP

Hey Oral Biology Instructors: Oral Biology BOOTCAMP is now available earlier this summer due to popular demand. A study series of three 3-hour...

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