Modern Hygienist

6 awkward dental office situations — and how to deal with them
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.
The perks of dating a dental hygienist
The perks of dating a dental hygienistWhat it's like to have a friend with benefits — dental benefits, that is.
The clinical procedure that can make or break your career
The clinical procedure that can make or break your careerBeing able to recognize and diagnose periodontal disease is critical for hygienists.
Corporate vs. private practice: which is better for hygienists?
Corporate vs. private practice: which is better for hygienists?Exploring the pros and cons of these workplace settings.
5 hygiene topics that spark debate
5 hygiene topics that spark debateIs floss just a marketing ploy? Is subgingival oral irrigation really necessary? Check out these controversial hygiene topics.
6 pieces of career advice that can help hygienists succeed
6 pieces of career advice that can help hygienists succeedThe dental industry can be difficult to navigate, but these tips can help you land that job you've always wanted.
The 10 worst states for dental hygienists
The 10 worst states for dental hygienistsSome places are better locations than others for hygienists to work. Unfortunately, these are not those places.
5 injection techniques you need to master
5 injection techniques you need to masterAnesthesia failure is a common problem, but these techniques demonstrate great success.
10 great date ideas for dental hygienists
10 great date ideas for dental hygienistsWith Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here are some ideas to pass along to your significant other to make the holiday extra special.