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Career, Advice

Make 2020 the Best Year of Your Career (So Far)
By Melia Lewis, RDH, BSDH on December 5, 2019

With the New Year fast approaching, many of us are starting to think about our resolutions and goals for 2020. Usually these goals have to do with eating healthy or heading to the gym...

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Horoscope

December Hygiene Horoscopes
By Madame Fulcrum on December 1, 2019

What does your hygiene future have in store?

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Patient Care, Career

Cultural Competence Matters, Especially in the Op
By Lea D’Angelo, RDH on November 26, 2019

If you’re a hygienist, I don’t need to tell you this, but I will anyway: over the course of six months, you probably see lots and lots of patients. Lots. In fact, if you see an average...

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How-To

Neck and Shoulder Stretches for Dental Hygienists [Download]
By Young Dental on November 20, 2019

Have a minute between patients? Waiting for the autoclave to finish up? Do your neck and shoulders a favor with a few of these quick exercises.Scroll down to view the exercises or ...

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How-To

Could Your Neck Use a Break? Tips for Avoiding a Common RDH Injury
By Young Dental on November 13, 2019

Have you ever caught yourself falling out of your basic clock positions, or craning your neck just to peek at the distal of #2? If you nodded yes and felt a little twinge of pain in your...

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How-To, Patient Care, Advice

4 Ways to Squeeze in OHE During a Busy Day
By Melia Lewis, RDH, BSDH on November 4, 2019

When a hygiene day gets busy and time gets short, some things have to give … and usually the first thing to go is oral hygiene education, or OHE.But, in reality, OHE is one of the most...

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Horoscope

November Hygiene Horoscopes
By Madame Fulcrum on November 1, 2019

Horoscopes for hygienists who don't believe in horoscopes.

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Lifestyle

How Much Sugar is in Your Favorite Halloween Candy? [Infographic]
By Young Dental on October 24, 2019

Wait, that fun-size candy bar has how much sugar? Celebrating Halloween with a list of candy bar sugar contents is no fun ... unless you're a dental hygienist! To give you some context,...

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How-To, Advice

Simple Tips for a Smooth Hygiene Appointment
By Melia Lewis, RDH, BSDH on October 18, 2019

We’ve all had tricky days in the dental office. Looking for simple tricks to help your day go a bit better and keep your schedule on track (well, at least as much as you can)? Here are a...

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Humor

Weird Things You Use Your Scalers For
By Dental Hygiene Nation on October 14, 2019

We know that title totally gave you a smug-smile, dental babe, because we’re ALL guilty of it. Yep, maybe not the ones we use on our patients, but those scalers we keep at home for our...

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