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7 Essential Culture Tips For International Dental Hygienists

Cultural awareness is crucial in landing any job abroad, as well as settling into a new life overseas.

For internationally practicing dental hygienists, it’s no different.

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Rent Property In Germany: A Complete Guide

After you land a a job overseas, the next step is finding a place to live.

In parts of Europe, such as Germany, having a permanent address near to your place of work is a requirement for your residency permit. So, considering how crucial it is to find property abroad, how can we make sure that we get it right?

Read our guide and learn how to rent the perfect property in Germany.

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International Dental Hygiene in New Zealand — WELCOME TO JESSICA HOFFMAN’S DENTAL HYGIENE STUDENT TEACHING BLOG!

New Zealand Dental Hygiene Dental Schools and Qualifications for a Dental Hygiene License Becoming a dental hygienist in New Zealand requires a bachelor’s degree either in oral health or in health science oral health. There are two schools that offer this degree: University of Otago and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) (New Zealand Dental and… Read More

International Dental Hygiene in New Zealand — WELCOME TO JESSICA HOFFMAN’S DENTAL HYGIENE STUDENT TEACHING BLOG!
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The Bavarian Dental Chamber’s Protocol for the Corona Virus

Per the latest press release:

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The Corona Virus affects Dental Hygiene Abroad

Because 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. For many dental offices in Bavaria Germany, the last couple of weeks have been filled with staff meetings and discussions about what to do and when to call it quits. For instance, our office and others faced, and are still facing, a critical shortage of masks and gloves. Then, as of Wednesday, 18 March, the Bavarian government announced the closure of all non-essential businesses. You can read more about that here.

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Historic and Culinary tour of Augsburg Germany

Eat-the-world.com provides culinary and historic walking tours in Augsburg. Our tour guide was a student at the local university. She did well with providing interesting facts, taking us to worthwhile stops and keeping things moving. This tour allowed us to appreciate the city in a new light and showed us some nice places to visit again. Augsburg has many cool boutique shops and restaurants to discover. The city is definitely worth a stopover while you travel the romantic road in Germany.

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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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Dental Hygiene Contracts – 5 Key Employer Obligations

Dental hygienist contracts should make the employer obligations clear. It will be noticeable how little the employer is responsible for, compared to the dental hygiene employee in Part 2 of this series.

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International Dental Hygiene in Sweden

Anyone interested in working in Sweden? This American hygienist gives you the ins and outs of how to make it happen!

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Dental Hygiene Politics: A Brief History

Have you ever asked yourself, “How did dental hygiene, as we know it, begin?” While I remember learning the history and politics of dental hygiene during my studies, the details seemed to vanish into thin air under all of the other hygiene school pressure.

However, I recently came across this entertaining article, “Dental hygiene’s grand history”, by Laurie A. Milling, published in RDH magazine in 2010. Then I saw that there was more where that came from, such as this “100 years of dental hygiene timeline”. After reading these pages, along with a few others, I was so pleased to see how far dental hygiene has progressed as a profession in the US.