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Registered Traveling Hygienist: Casey L. Thornton, BS, RDH

Casey is a registered traveling hygienist who worked in Germany for two memorable years, 2017-2019. She has also traveled to over 30 countries!

Casey works with hygienists to help them find work overseas and become a registered traveling hygienist like herself. Her company is RDH International.

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Cost Of Living In Germany: 14 Key Aspects

If you plan to move abroad, how can you know if the salary offered is enough to live on? The first thing you need to know about, is the cost of living where you plan to work.

Let’s take a good look at the cost of living in Germany.

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The German School System: Your 5 Point Guide

The German school system is completely different to that of the U.S. The way schools are set up is different, as well as the length of a school day. Then there is the pressure to perform. In Germany, heavy emphasis is placed on grade point averages.

So what else should you know about the German school system? Read on and find out…

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Dental Hygienist Abroad Germany- Angela Scott, RDH

Angela Scott is a Dental Hygienist Abroad in Germany but is originally from Tallahassee, Florida USA. She worked in Switzerland starting in early 2002 and now works in Germany.

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Bavarian Dental Chamber – Corona Virus Protocol

Read this latest press release by the Bavarian Dental Chamber about the Corona Virus in Germany.

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Dental Hygiene Germany: Challenges During COVID-19

What is the best way to practice international dental hygiene during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Since dental professionals are uniquely vulnerable when it comes to the transmission of upper respiratory diseases, we are unsure about just how much risk to take on to help our patients.

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Eat The World Culinary Tour: Augsburg

Eat The World culinary tour of Augsburg was a lovely experience. They took us on a historic and culinary walking tour of Augsburg. They also offer tours of other interesting cities in Germany.

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EAZF ZMF/DH “Up to date” Course Review

This EAZF ZMF/DH “Up to date” course review is based on the course from February 2020. Each course is offered in different cities by different instructors. I approached this course reluctantly due to my personal opinions about Germany’s ‘dental hygiene’ practice. The following a review of my experience.

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Dental Hygiene Preceptorship – More Harm Than Good?

What is dental hygiene preceptorship, really? Are you a preceptorship trained ‘hygienist’? If not, do you know any? Have you ever worked with one? I work with them every day. I assure you that a preceptorship trained ‘hygienist’ is no less proud of her title than I am.

So who, would you say, should rightly bear the title ‘dental hygienist’? Do you even need a college degree to practice dental hygiene? I mean, it’s just cleaning teeth after all, right? I’ve taken the liberty to provide a few facts about the training received on both ends of the scale. Then I’ll let you decide for yourself whether preceptorship is good for dental hygiene or not.

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Roentgen Memorial Museum Tour

The Roentgen Memorial is a museum in honor of the work and life of Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, Ph.D. It is a must see for all dental professionals. This museum tour puts the man Roentgen and his work in context as the ‘man who discovered x-rays.’