Modern Hygienist

Professional Development

The 10 Best (and Five Worst) Cities for Dental Hygienists in 2020

August 06, 2020

Using publicly reported data from a range of sources, we've identified the best locations for dental hygienists to live and work, as well as some of the most challenging locales.

Mental health concerns during a pandemic

August 05, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a rise in depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. If you're struggling, you're not alone.

Balancing a career and parenting will be a challenge this fall

August 04, 2020

More questions than answers as the fall school season returns, but venting is not productive so it’s time to make an action plan.

The Risky Business of Clinical Dental Hygiene: What to do if you test positive for COVID

July 28, 2020

What steps should be taken if a hygienist tests positive for COVID-19?

Adding value to a dental hygiene career

June 30, 2020

Dental hygienists who demand change so they can do their jobs better value themselves and should be rewarded for their persistence and tenacity, especially now.

A view from the rooftop: our world of dentistry post pandemic

June 22, 2020

A view from the rooftop: our world of dentistry post pandemic. So far, 2020 has been a crazy, anxious time, but with the right perspective you can see better days ahead.

5 habits of highly successful dentists

March 18, 2019

Here’s some habits that may surprise you, but if adopted may help “up your game.”

The secret to networking

August 16, 2018

Networking isn't about what others can do for you, but what you can do for other people.

Ivoclar Vivadent partners with Seattle Study Club

July 02, 2018

Ivoclar Vivadent and SSC will collaborate to foster peer relationships and promote continuing dental education.

Corporate vs. private practice: which is better for hygienists?

March 30, 2018

Exploring the pros and cons of these workplace settings.