hygienist

Raising awareness about HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancer
Raising awareness about HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancerWhy hygienists must be diligent in screening new and established patients.
Should you go to work if you’re sick?
Should you go to work if you’re sick?With only so many sick days to go around, more employees are heading to the office when they’re ill.
5 things hygienists wish patients knewHygienists share what they wish they could tell their patients during an appointment.
20 scrub tops your patients will loveScrubs are a great way to showcase your personality — and maybe even get your patients to smile while they're at the dentist.
A day in the life of a dental hygienist
A day in the life of a dental hygienistBeing a hygienist certainly isn’t easy, but it does offer its own unique rewards.
Wild swings in the practice of clinical hygiene
Wild swings in the practice of clinical hygieneThe trend of lower pay and unreliable schedules is affecting many American workers, including dental hygienists.
6 awkward dental office situations — and how to deal with themFrom dealing with a boss you hate to confronting a practice bully, here are some tips on how to handle difficult situations.
The medical history mistake every dental provider makes
The medical history mistake every dental provider makesRephrasing how you ask your patients questions is critical in understanding their medical histories.
Survey reveals 48 percent of hygienists don't feel adequately compensated
Survey reveals 48 percent of hygienists don't feel adequately compensatedLack of recognition and no opportunity for advancement were cited as major concerns.
7 reasons to respect a hygienist
7 reasons to respect a hygienistHygienists do much more than just clean teeth. Here's a reminder of why you should value them at your practice.