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Cheryl Lim RDH, BSDH

Registered Dental Hygienist at Bruce Greenway DDS; Part time adjunct clinical instructor
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Justine E. Oct 21, 2014 18539 views

What should I major in college to become a dental hygienist?

I am a senior in high school and very interested in becoming a dental hygienist. I would like to know what major I should consider to start my career...

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Evelyn L. Feb 18, 2015 19378 views

How much time does it take to become a Dental Hygienist?

Hello, my name is Evelyn and I am a Junior in highschool. I am really looking into being a Dental Hygienist. My question is how many years would it take of college? Also would I have to apply separately to a dental school or program, if so how much years is that? #dentistry #dental-hygienist...

#dental-school #pre-dental

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Harrison B. Jun 09, 2016 1950 views

I just turned 40 years old and still want to become a dentist. Can i first become a dental hygienist then move on to dental school to become a dentist? Would really apreciate your advice given the urgency to me.

Am a citizen of the United States originally from Cameroon(West Africa). I studied Dentistry in the Ukraine(Eastern Europe) and graduated as a dentist before immigrating to the United States to become a citizen. Upon my arrival in the U.S, I made some early attempts...

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Dana B. Aug 22, 2016 680 views

Dental Hygiene?

I really want to be a dental hygienist. But I want to go to a 4 year college as I feel like that is the best option for me. Most schools in my state do not have Dental Hygiene as a B.S, only an A.S. Is there an equivalent major I can pursue (like BioChem) and then go for a year or 2 long...

#dentistry #dentist #dental-hygienist #dental #dental-practice #dental-hygiene

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Makaila W. Oct 27, 2016 388 views

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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Cierra D. Mar 10, 2017 876 views

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 #dental-hygienist #pediatric-dentistry

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Julia K. Apr 07, 2017 1028 views

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...

#dentistry #dentist #dental-hygienist #school #dental-hygiene

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charles V. Apr 19, 2017 512 views

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...

#dentistry #dentist #dental-hygienist #dental

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Samantha C. Sep 01, 2017 464 views

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...