Modern Hygienist

More on how a Colorado hygienist opened her own clinic
More on how a Colorado hygienist opened her own clinicWhen we talked to Jankee Bhatt, RDH, BS, last fall, she had just opened her dental clinic in downtown Denver and was looking to grow her business. The savvy hygienist has done just that.
A game changer: 2017 will bring a new CDT code for gingivitis
A game changer: 2017 will bring a new CDT code for gingivitisFor all of the history of Current Dental Terminology (CDT) coding, there have been no truly accurate codes that can be used for the treatment this patient needs. In 2017, that story will change. Yet, we must guard against misuse of this new code and not miss the disease present
Trends in hygiene care from 2008-2015
Trends in hygiene care from 2008-2015This article will focus on these care providers and the value they bring to the dental practice. Data includes hygienist gross revenue, net revenue compared to scheduled production and number of patients seen monthly. Trends are measured over the last eight years to give a comprehensive look at the hygienist’s role in the dental practice.
5 interesting questions dental hygienists have asked Kara RDH in March
5 interesting questions dental hygienists have asked Kara RDH in MarchAs a well-known and accomplished dental hygienist, Kara Vavrosky often gets asked for advice. Here, she shares five more interesting questions she's been asked recently, along with her answers.
Tips for dental hygienists to avoid burnout
Tips for dental hygienists to avoid burnoutIn a very frank and candid video interview below, Rachel Wall, the founder of Inspired Hygiene, talks to viewers about when she battled against burnout and gives her advice for how hygienists can avoid the trap.
VIDEO: Learning more about EverEdge 2.0 from Hu-Friedy
VIDEO: Learning more about EverEdge 2.0 from Hu-FriedyKara Vavrosky, RDH, the editorial director for Modern Hygienist, was in the Windy City and stopped by the Hu-Friedy booth to learn more about the EverEdge technology.
Nutrition and bad breath: We are what we eat
Nutrition and bad breath: We are what we eatSupplementation of nutrients is recommended when a person does not consume the full required intake of 5 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day.
7 reasons to date or marry a dental hygienist
7 reasons to date or marry a dental hygienistThere are so many great reasons to fall in love with a dental hygienist, but Kara RDH narrows down the list to seven in this article.
5 fascinating questions dental hygienists asked Kara RDH in January
5 fascinating questions dental hygienists asked Kara RDH in JanuaryAs a well-known and accomplished dental hygienist, Kara Vavrosky often gets asked for advice. Here, Vavrosky shares five more interesting questions she's been asked recently, along with her answers.
ABC’s The Bachelor marginalizes dental hygienists: Why should we care and how should we react?
ABC’s The Bachelor marginalizes dental hygienists: Why should we care and how should we react?It's bad enough when a television show demeans the dental hygiene profession. When it's one of the most-watched shows, that's a whole different story. Kara RDH explains the reactions of hygienists.