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    10 great date ideas for dental hygienists

    With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here are some ideas to pass along to your significant other to make the holiday extra special.


    Green tea

    2. For the stressed hygienist. While most non-hygiene peeps don’t realize it, dental hygienists spend the better part of their 8- to 12-hour days hunched over in the same unnatural position, serving the public by ensuring the proper TV channel, polish flavor, chair position and water temperature to meet the needs of their patients while desperately squeezing in bathroom breaks and talking over their stomach growls. Hygienists consistently encounter patients who require us to contort like acrobats in order to clean their dirty mouths and often leave the office feeling emotionally, mentally and physically exhausted.  Find me a dental hygienist who doesn’t suffer from aching muscles and chronic fatigue and I will prove that the tooth fairy is real!

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    Schedule a deep tissue massage and some fabulous tea for your pookie and you will secure your “significant other of the year” award. Additionally, your favorite gum disease-fighting super hero will certainly be much more relaxed and pleasant this Valentine’s Day. Bonus: Book a couple’s massage for a special gift for yourself as well.


    Katrina M. Sanders RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF
    Katrina M Sanders RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF, is a graduate and recipient of countless awards from the University of Minnesota’s School of ...


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