6 things hygienists wish they could tell their boss/dentist/doctor

Kara Vavrosky, RDH

Kara Vavrosky, RDH is an Editorial Director at Modern Hygienist, a part of the Modern Dental Network. She is best known for running the popular Facebook page, Dental Hygiene with Kara RDH, and is the founder of DentalHygieneAnswers.com, a Q&A site for dental hygienists. Kara also serves on multiple advisory boards for dental-related companies and is a 2015-2016 ADHA Governance of Tomorrow Steering Committee member. You can learn more about Kara at KaraRDH.com.

As hygienists, we respect our employer and further the doctor’s cornerstone role in the office and to the patients. For that reason, there are some topics hygienists feel uncomfortable bringing up; either because of this respect, for fear of coming off as needy or as a prima donna or blatantly put, the fear of being replaced.