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What Is Reverse Mentoring? How Does It Boost Your Career?

Finding a mentor within your profession is an important way to grow, and the mentee also can give a vast amount of knowledge. Partnering someone fresh out of school with someone seasoned in the profession can give both parties a fresh outlook on patient care and professional experience.

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Squid Ink in Dental Hygiene: Possible, or Just Fishing for Something New?

New dental products and procedures undergo thorough testing and investigation, so it can take a while to get to market. However, it's important for dental hygienists to be aware of the newest technologies — even ideas that are still in the pipeline — to be able to discuss them and the evidence behind them with curious patients.

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Pair the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change and GHP to Improve Patients' Hygiene Habits

Almost half of Americans over 30 years-of-age have periodontitis, a statistic that all dental professionals want to change. One established method of behavior change used in health care is the transtheoretical model of behavior change. Dental hygienists can use this model with their patients to create behaviors that support better oral health.

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How to Relax After Work: 5 Tips for Dental Hygienists

As a dental hygienist, you do your best to provide your patients with top-notch care in a fast-paced environment. But this can leave you exhausted by the end of the work day. The following article will provide you with some valuable tips on how to relax after work.

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Getting a Bachelor's Degree: Would It Benefit a Dental Hygienist?

Do you ever find yourself considering going back to school and getting a bachelor's degree, if you don't already have one? Have you wondered what the benefit would be if you were to further your education? Are you curious about what roles a dental hygienist can have outside of the clinical setting? If you have questions about returning to school and wonder where to begin, continue reading to see the potential benefits of getting a bachelor's degree.

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Going Green in Dentistry: How to Get Your Office Started

The green movement is gaining momentum as more people understand how important it is to protect the planet. Help your dental office join this effort by trying out these easy-to-implement tips.

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How to Increase Patient Compliance With Gum Health Physical

Increasing patient compliance with home dental care practices can be difficult with patients who have poor hygiene habits and a history of periodontal disease or gingivitis. But there are many reasons why patients don't grasp what dental hygienists tell them at their hygiene appointments. Gum Health Physical can help you break down those barriers and increase patient compliance.

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Working With a Financial Advisor: What You Need to Know

Working with a financial advisor can help you get a handle on your finances and make smarter choices when it comes to planning for retirement.

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Do Friends at Work Make the Office a Better Environment?

Friends at work can create a great, fun work environment. How can dental hygienists balance a professional work space and keep personal relationships?

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Effects of Smoking and Talking to Patients About Quitting

It can be daunting finding new ways to talk about the same old subjects. Here's a fresh look at how to speak with your patient about smoking and how to personalize a plan to quit.

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New Dental Translator Tool

New Dental Translator Tool

Communicate with your non-English speaking patients with this handy reference tool available in 11 languages.

French Portuguese Korean Mandarin
Spanish Italian Cantonese Tagalog
Russian German Vietnamese

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