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1154 Laurie Rowland RDH, MS, Dental Hygiene Instructor at Blinn College : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Laurie Rowland is a dental hygienist and educator with 20 years of experience. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and her Master of Science Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.VIDEO - DUwHF #1154 - Laurie...  Read More
Update - New Hypertension Guidelines
In November 2017, the American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a new clinical practice guideline on hypertension. In December 2017, following the news, the American Dental Association (ADA) News reported the updates.The guidelines, in a nutshell, state...  Read More
How to Get a Job as a Dental Hygienist Before Graduation
This can be YOU! Let's be inspired by success stories.  Ashley Shadd is a recent graduate of the Forsyth School for Dental Hygiene at MCPHS University in Worcester and one of the of the girls that run the  Instagram account (make sure to follow!). Let’s see how she was able to find a job before she...  Read More
3 Things You Did Not Know About The NBDHE (Dental hygiene boards)
(Adapted from the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination 2015 guide)1). There are three new item types were introduced on the NBDHE in 2012. These items will not be scored and will not have an impact on your results or pass/fail status. Wait what? Not scored?Recommendation: focus on the items...  Read More
Multiple Choice Questions, 3 Tips To Be Better!
You will only see multiple choice questions on the ). There is no fill in the blank or essay (thank goodness!), so mastering a multiple-choice question strategy is crucial to scoring higher. Here are some helpful tips:1. Read the questions without looking at the answer choicesWhy? Because we don’t...  Read More
How to study better for the finals - FOCUS management
3 Ways, Study BETTER with FOCUS managementDental hygiene school is no joke. The final exams are probably haunting you already. How many subjects are you going to be tested on?There are many TIPS out there about “improving how you study.” You all heard about the obvious things such as “don’t...  Read More
5 Small Things You Can Do to Become More Successful
Have you ever wondered what the secret to success is?For most people, it’s not one specific thing. Rather, it’s the result of many daily habits that are repeated over and over. Here are 5 small things you can do every day to ensure that you’re being intentional with your time and spending it on...  Read More
There Was A Problem With Dental Hygiene Exam Prep Courses
Welcome to dental hygiene boards prep solution! If you are reading this post, that means you are ready to graduate! You know you can overcome anything, right? But if you are having difficulties choosing a dental hygiene exam review tool to use, maybe I can give you some answers here.You know you...  Read More
How Many Hours Should You Study Daily?
The brain is extremely powerful; we can store almost an unlimited amount of information. But is there a daily limit? The quick answer is yes. Due to its finite size, there is a limit to how much new information the brain can store per day.“The brain has a daily limit.” How much time should I spend...  Read More
How Many Hours Should You Study Daily?
The brain is extremely powerful; we can store almost an unlimited amount of information. But is there a daily limit? The quick answer is yes. Due to its finite size, there is a limit to how much new information the brain can store per day.“The brain has a daily limit.” How much time should I spend...  Read More
Dental Hygiene Boards vs. Football Playoff Games
NFL Football Player vs. Dental Hygiene Student. What it takes to win the “game.” Football is the most popular sport in the United States. The players are extremely well-paid and are carefully selected via a draft to be in the NFL (National Football League). Dental hygienists are professionals that...  Read More
Trusting Your Gut on a Test a Good Strategy?
You've heard the advice that trusting your gut on a multiple choice test is the absolute best way to go. Is this a good ?You are sitting in the radiology final exam at your dental hygiene program you will graduate in one year. For questions #13, you stuck between answer choice A and B. You select...  Read More
What Should You Eat the Day of the Exam
One important question we all have (or had) when taking our . What should I eat so I am full, but not sleepy, and keep going for hours without feeling tired? Should I eat a granola bar? Should I eat a full meal? The dental hygiene national exam is especially long, so it important to make your body...  Read More
Antibiotic Prophylaxis [Summary]
Artificial joints  /  Infective endocarditis  /  Coronary bypass graft  /  StentAntibiotics prophylaxis mystery solved. Get your answers + WHY, in 5 pages PRINTABLE PDFImpress your friends and co-workers, Go To  This the PDF version of one of the most popular articles Claire (Founder) wrote for RDH...  Read More
Episode 103: Friendlier People, Tastier Toothpaste, Happier World - Part One
Episode 103: Friendlier People, Tastier Toothpaste, his foray into oral healthcare, Craig wants everyone to be a little happier and a little healthier. And yes, each one of those names was intentionally uncapitalized, because it's just "a little more delightful" that way. Be sure to Subscribe to...  Read More
Do you see blood when you brush or floss your teeth? If yes, you know this can be a little alarming. It can be on your toothbrush as well as when you rinse after brushing. You know that this is not normal. There are many explanations for this occurrence.1. Oral Hygiene - Not Brushing or Flossing...  Read More
Dr. Stephen Lin discusses The Dental Diet
Dr Steven Lin is from Australia and done an amazing job of re-visiting the work of Dr. Weston Price. In this interview, he talks about his journey....  Read More
[Embryology] How to remember the stages of tooth development
During one of my latest presentation, while we were talking about Embryology and Histology, one of the students asked me what type of memory techniques I use to memorize content. I thought it was a great question so today I would like to share with you a few easy tips on how to memorize the...  Read More
At CallForce, we found out that 73% of dental patients have not visited the dentist within the last six months. To put that into perspective, that means that out of the 323 million people that live in the United States, over 235 million of them have not visited a dentist within the last six...  Read More
Episode 2: RDH On A Mission, Jennifer Hasch, RDH, BS
This podcast is dedicated to empowering the dental professional to seek career excellence.Join us in this movement and gain professional freedom along the way! We are here to support your journey.Meet Jennifer Hasch, RDH, BS! Learn about her career trajectory and how she thinks beyond the...  Read More
Episode 1: Trust the Process, Alicia Murria, RDH
Welcome to the first episode of Beyond the Prophy! This podcast is dedicated to empowering the hygienist to seek career excellence.Join us in this movement and gain professional freedom along the way! We are here to support your journey.Meet Alicia Murria, RDH! Learn about her career trajectory and...  Read More
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