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10 Qualities of a Great Hygienist
By Jasmine Williams, RDH, BSDH, MHA on September 4, 2019

The personalities and characteristics of dental hygienists can vary greatly, but successful practitioners share some common traits. Here are 10 qualities that help make a great dental...

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Lifestyle

Avoiding the Burnout Blues
By Victoria J. Cabello, RDH on July 10, 2019

Dental hygienists are natural go-getters. We tend to the needs of our patients, our employers and our families, and we often place ourselves last. The life of a dental hygienist is in...

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Lifestyle, How-To

Meal Planning Tips for Dental Hygienists

As a dental hygienist, balancing a busy personal life with strenuous work demands can easily result in making poor eating decisions. My work schedule is non-traditional and...

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Chairside Yoga for the Everyday Hygienist
By Michelle Watkins, RDH on November 28, 2018

First of all, I need to start this whole thing off by stating I am no expert in the art of yoga, nor do I pretend to be. My exposure to yoga has been some participation in various...

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Rejection in the Workplace
By Melissa van der Werf, RDH, BS on November 8, 2018

We’ve all had it happen. It’s humiliating, it’s disheartening and it’s discouraging.

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Pregnancy and the OP
By Karen Fiala, RDH on November 7, 2018

Pregnancy and the OP: 3 tips for making your maternity leave a celebration...not a nightmare I remember my first pregnancy like it was yesterday...well maybe more like almost nine years...

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Best Nude Polishes for Clinic
By Dental Hygiene Nation on October 8, 2018

One of the never-ending struggles of dental hygiene school is wanting nails that look nice, but not being able to have your nails painted for clinic. I mean, we definitely understand...

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The Importance of Self-Care
By Michelle Watkins, RDH on October 5, 2018

As healthcare professionals, we have signed up for a career of selflessly giving to our patients.

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