Career Questions tagged Dental Hygienist

To become a dental hygienist, what does the schooling in college consist of?

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Active Nov 27 at 07:27 PM

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Gordana Ostojic | Manager - Customer ServiceCustomer Loyalty Group Hi Hannah, Dental hygienist school and collage consists of a lot ...

What's the difference between dental assistant and a dental hygiene?

I want to understand the major differences of both career options. #dental Assisting...

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Active Dec 03 at 10:17 PM

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Posted by Andrea F.’s Avatar Andrea F.
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Kelly Detter | Member of the Executive Board at Coalition for ... Hi Andrea!A dental hygienist is licensed by the state (in which ...

How long will it take to pay for student loans with the salary of a dental hygienist?

Long story short, I am currently pursuing dental hygiene in a very expensive private university because the state I live in does not offer many options for me to pursue this degree. One school has a lot of pre-requisites that I did not take when I first went to college and the other has a...

#dental #studentloans #dental-hygienist

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Active Aug 03 at 04:26 PM

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What can I do with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene?

I am entering an associate program for dental hygiene. I know that working in a clinic eventually takes a physical toll on the body so I don't plan to do it for my entire professional career. Does it make sense to pursue a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene after working as a hygienist for a...

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Active Aug 03 at 10:36 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing that you can do to answer this ...

What is it like in dental school?

What is a day in dental school like? what are some challenges or activities a student will encounter? #dentist #dental-school #dental...

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Active Jul 03 at 12:32 AM

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Neil Pinney | Director, Comprehensive Care Clinic C at IU School ... Dental School is much like having an 8 to 5:00 job, ...

what are the benefits of becoming a dentist rather than a dental assistant?

I want to be a dentist but I know it will be challenging to reach that goal so I was wondering if the extra school was worth it. #dentist #dental-hygienist...

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Active Aug 11 at 06:12 AM

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Marci Barnes | General Dentist Absolutely! While a dental assistant is a VERY vital team member ...

Is it true that a Dental Hygienist can open their own practice?

I am attending a hygiene program and I've read many article stating that hygienists can open their own practice in Colorado. I was just wondering if that was entirely true? I #business-management #dental-practice #dental-hygienist #teeth #business #dental #dentist #dentistry...

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Active Jul 30 at 11:40 AM

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Posted by Anna R.’s Avatar Anna R.
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Neil Pinney | Director, Comprehensive Care Clinic C at IU School ... Yes, in Colorado, hygienists may practice independently from dentists.

Relocating Future Dental Hygienist... NC to MA or RI

I am currently in Dental Hygiene school in North Carolina. I am about to start my second year of the program, and will graduate in 2019. When I graduate, I plan to move to either Massachusetts or Rhode Island (somewhere close to the state lines). North Carolina is one of the stricter states,...

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Active Apr 21 at 03:14 AM

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What is a day in the life of a Dentists like?

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Debra Dukes | Graduate Faculty - Research Really nice info from Erinn on your question. Just wanted to ...
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Dr. Joseph Hourany | Orthodontics Resident at Loma Linda University To become an orthodontist you first have to become a dentist. ...
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ellyn thompson | Dentist at SHARON L. ALBRIGHT, D.D.S., INC. To be clear, becoming an orthodontist is a dental specialty, meaning ...

can i study BSC in dental Hygeine for 4 years and then pursue dentistry

I have applied to dental hygeine school (UBC) in canada which offers a 4 year dental hygeine course and a masters level dentistry course i was wondering what if it is possible for me to first study dental hygeine then pursue the 4 year degree of doctor in dental medicine. #ubc...

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Active Nov 08 at 12:48 AM

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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Alina:Here's the link to the ADA (American Dental Association) website to ...

How can I get a dental license here in the USA and how fast can it happen?

Hello my name is Mary I am a dentist but overseas . If I gonna apply to dental hiagiene program they gonna put my certificate as a dentist in consideration and I can get the license fast Appreciate your help #dental-hygienist...

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Active Oct 12 '17 at 01:09 PM

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Steven Bornfeld | Owner, Mark and Steven Bornfeld DDS I believe most states in the U.S. require a technical "bench" ...

How do you become a dental hygienist?

I am a senior in high school, I am interested in becoming a dental hygienist. Am i required to go to a community college for 2 years and then start a dental hygiene program? Or right from college i go to a dental hygiene program? #medicine...

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Active Sep 02 '17 at 08:53 PM

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Cheryl Lim RDH, BSDH | Registered Dental Hygienist at Bruce Greenway DDS; Part ... Each state dental hygiene programs have different requirements. You will need ...

How do students find the stability to not be stressed about how to pay for college?

I am trying to find that stability. #dental-hygienist #financial-planning...

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Active Sep 19 '17 at 04:19 PM

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Kristy-Lyn McCoy | Project Management & Risk Consultant Hi Abigail, Such a great question. Finding ways to pay for ...

how do I know I am choosing the right college for my career?

I want to be an oral surgeon but I am having trouble with which college I would choose. #dental-hygienist...

#dentistry

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Active Sep 04 '17 at 11:19 AM

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Neil Pinney | Director, Comprehensive Care Clinic C at IU School ... The college isn't quite as important as how you perform there. ...

What type of programs are there to help you to become a Dentist?

I am interested in working in this field, and I want to know how many years will I need to put in to get to my goal. Also, I am looking for programs to help me reach my goals..#dentistry #dental-hygienist...

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Active Nov 10 at 03:00 AM

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Posted by Averion G.’s Avatar Averion G.
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Debra Enneking | Highly experienced dentist specializing in dental restoration and ... Good evening, I think this is the first Dental question I ...

What strengths are required in order to major in dentistry?

What are some of the daily challenges you face? #dentistry #dental-hygienist #dental...

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Active Nov 08 at 12:40 AM

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Posted by Robyn  J.’s Avatar Robyn J.
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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Robyn:Here's the link to the ADA (American Dental Association) website to ...

What should I do to increase my chances of getting into a dental program?

I am a recent graduate with a biology major. Although proud of my success, I've graduated with a 2.60 GPA, but I've held a lab job, commuted from home, and participated on the school sports team for the past 4 years. I went to a competitive university and find it sad because compared to my...

#dental-school #dentistry #dental-hygienist

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Active Jul 25 '17 at 09:26 PM

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Posted by Andrea M.’s Avatar Andrea M.
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Madeline Miscenich | Career Services and Higher Education Professional Hi Andrea, I think it is great that you are looking ...

What types and how do pediatric dentists/general dentists do research?

When, why, and how would they use and/or perform experiments, observation, surveys, etc. #medical #research #pediatrics #dentistry #dental-hygienist...

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Active Dec 27 '17 at 03:23 PM

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Posted by Britney T.’s Avatar Britney T.
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Marlyn Betancourt | Public and Population Health Care Management Pediatrics dentists/general dentists can do research while they are in school ...

If you hold a DMD can you become a dental hygienist?

Im a senior in high school and was interested in the dental field. Im aware to become a general dentist it takes about 8 years minimum as to become a dental hygienist it takes 2 years minimum. I had planned on getting my DMD degree at a university in Nevada, US in a matter of 4 years. Is it...

#dentist #dentistry #dental #dental-hygienist

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Active Sep 02 '17 at 09:30 PM

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Steven Bornfeld | Owner, Mark and Steven Bornfeld DDS I don't understand. A DMD degree is a degree qualifying to ...

What majors should I go into to become a dental hygienist.?

I'm a junior in high school and I am interested in becoming a Dental Hygienist. I have a 3.2 GPA. I am not interested at all in going to community college because I want a bachelors degree. What colleges are there in the United States that would prepare me to go into this field and what majors...

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Active Sep 02 '17 at 09:46 PM

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Posted by Julia K.’s Avatar Julia K.
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Cheryl Lim RDH, BSDH | Registered Dental Hygienist at Bruce Greenway DDS; Part ... Depending on what state your in, each program has its prerequisites. ...

To be a dental hygienist or a dentist?

I'm a sophomore in high school and I am trying to decide what classes to take. I'm trying to take as many classes as I can if I decide I want to go to a four year school instead of just a two. I'm from Iowa and my biggest decision maker is how much I would make? I've read all over and there are...

#family-dentistry #dentistry #pediatric-dentistry #dental-hygienist

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Cierra D.’s Avatar Cierra D.
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Cheryl Lim RDH, BSDH | Registered Dental Hygienist at Bruce Greenway DDS; Part ... Cierra, Both professions are great but don't think of it as ...

As a dental hygienist, how do you deal with people of all different ages?

What are some of their duties? What are some attributes of a great dentist? #dentistry #dental-hygienist #dental...

#dentist

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Active Aug 11 at 06:23 AM

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Posted by De'Asia  S.’s Avatar De'Asia S.
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Marci Barnes | General Dentist The dental hygienist in responsible for patient's periodontal health (or gum ...

What is the highest paying job for a dental hygienist

How much money do they receive for their position #dentistry #dental-hygienist...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by De'Asia  S.’s Avatar De'Asia S.
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Allison Paul | Training Coordinator Hi De'Asia! Great question! My dad is a dentist so I ...

Do I have to take Pre-dental course requirements before I take dental hygiene course requirements ?

Hi I am a freshman in college and currently signing up for my spring classes online and I was a little curious and confused by pre-dental and dental hygiene. #dental-hygienist #dental-hygiene...

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Active Sep 02 '17 at 09:18 PM

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Posted by Makaila W.’s Avatar Makaila W.
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Cheryl Lim RDH, BSDH | Registered Dental Hygienist at Bruce Greenway DDS; Part ... They have similar but not all classes coincides. Pre-dent has alot ...

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