Hey, You! Who do you think you are?

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Author: Jasmin Haley, RDH, BSDH, CDA “You’re doing what? BE HONEST, do you feel that you are competent enough to understand a business, a budget or to lead? You must have a hidden agenda. You are not ready to do that. You can’t do that.” Hidden? No. Focused? Yes. Every hygienist should have a career plan. Whether that plan is … Read More

Do male dental hygienists have a place in dentistry?

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Because I have an online presence (WordPress blog, YouTube channel, Facebook Page, etc.) with an overall dental theme, I get a lot of dental related questions almost daily.  And because I happen to be a male dental hygienist, some of those questions are from guys who want to be a dental hygienist, but have concerns about the low number of … Read More

Does increased legal independence for hygienists equate to increased earnings and employment opportunities?

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I came across this interesting study from the National Bureau of Economic Research titled, “Battles Among Licensed Occupations: Analyzing Government Regulations on Labor Market Outcomes for Dentists and Hygienists” (November 2010).  I don’t know how accurate the conclusions are, but I do know one thing for sure.  Any legal effort to make dental hygienists (or any occupation for that matter) … Read More