This dental hygiene influencer helped developed the curriculum of the dental hygiene school in Bern Switzerland and continues to shape the practice of dentists and dental hygienists in Germany and Switzerland.
Working conditions for dental hygienists in the US are sometimes less than ideal. Most dental hygienists work as at-will, part-time employees. These employees don’t usually have access to the same benefits and job security as full-time employees. For us, this type of insecurity goes hand-in-hand with the job title and we accept it as it […]
Castles, rivers, forests and fresh air make Germany a dream for this international dental hygienist in Germany.
Living or studying abroad was always the dream of this international dental hygienist, Sarah Twiford. After backpacking around Europe in 2016, she felt she had to see more of Europe. See how Sarah came to work as an international dental hygienist in Germany.
Practicing as a foreign-trained dental hygienist in Switzerland is still possible, just be prepared for a long and frustrating path to licensure.
Child abuse cases have risen dramatically during the current COVID-19 pandemic. As licensed healthcare providers in the U.S., we have responsibilities when it comes to recognizing the signs of child abuse.
The 2020 EARDH (European Association of Registered Dental Hygienists) conference was a success, despite the pandemic. Find out what went on.
Dental hygiene, as a profession, is all over the world. This hygienist, Michelle Chavarria, shows us how dental hygiene is practiced in Israel. Read her blog post below. Israel, officially the state of Israel, is located in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. The capital is Jerusalem, and it is […]
Understanding local customs and culture is crucial for aspiring international dental hygienists.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, an unprecedented global health crisis, the need to stop smoking and vaping has been clearer and more urgent than ever. Robin L. Poole, CRDH, MA, the current president of the Florida Dental Hygienist’s Association (FDHA), addresses the topic of quitting smoking in an open letter: