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Ethel Hagans, RDH, MBA
Ethel Hagans is a dental hygienist first, and then, the author of the book Extraordinary Dental Care. She is obsessed with motivating hygienists to raising their level of care, in order to woo their patients into patterns of great oral hygiene. Her motto: “In the end our main goal is to make sure their teeth outlast them!”
Does your boss appreciate you?
Does your boss appreciate you?
Small tokens of appreciation throughout the year can help you feel valued in your dental career.
A hygienist says: Stop cutting into my hygiene time!
A hygienist says: Stop cutting into my hygiene time!
Why dentists need to let hygienists do their job.
How to teach adolescents the importance of good oral hygiene
How to teach adolescents the importance of good oral hygiene
Your approach with this age group is crucial to building a foundation of oral hygiene habits.
When is it time to exit a dental practice?
When is it time to exit a dental practice?
Being happy in your workplace is crucial to providing great care.
5 reasons hygienists are the key to a great dental practice
From being mediators to educators, dental hygienists are the backbone of every dental practice.
5 reasons hygienists are the key to a great dental practice
5 reasons hygienists are the key to a great dental practice
From being mediators to educators, dental hygienists are the backbone of every dental practice.
Why you need to tell your patients the truth
Why you need to tell your patients the truth
Being the bearer of bad news can be an unpleasant yet necessary part of the job.
You choose: Private or group practice?
You choose: Private or group practice?
A survey of hygienists' opinions on private and group practices.
Make a New Year's resolution to have healthier patients!
Make a New Year's resolution to have healthier patients!
What resolutions did you make in this New Year? Make sure that you include your patients' health in your to-do list!
Whose appointment is it, anyway?
Whose appointment is it, anyway?
Letting children speak for themselves at dental appointments can help hygienists glean valuable information.