Becoming a dental hygienist has not only been just a dream of mine, but also my fathers. From a young age, my father started inspiring me to pursue a career in the field of dentistry. After countless hours of watching videos, speaking to advisors about the career path, and shadowing underneath Dr. Soltanian’s dental hygienist by the name Ms. Lopez that I solidified the idea of becoming a dental hygienist. I fell in love with becoming a dental hygienist after the first day of shadowing her. The idea of being involved in the field of dentistry has reinforced the idea of promoting proper oral hygiene not just within myself, but with others too.
I took a cadaver class last year where we reviewed what we had learned from previous anatomy and physiology classes. The professor of that class is a general surgeon at St. Luke’s Hospital, and he showed us how to do certain medical procedures while we got to practice using the cadaver. We dissected the cadaver as well as learned to suture. That class was by far my favorite class I’ve taken since I’ve been in college, and it made me feel very excited for my future working in the medical
I am going to mtc right now for dental. I have to go one more year to become a dental assistant. My sister is also in the dental field. I have always wanted to be in the health field to help people. I could not take being a nurse, so I figured I would try dental.
I thought that this would be a great way to develop a better understanding of the career and what it takes to care for others. The STNA classes I completed to receive certification and the work as a patient aid that followed helped me confirm that I was making the right choice with respect to my career choice. I worked as a personal care aid in an assisted living home to gain knowledge and experience and I am extremely grateful for that opportunity. Working in the health care field provided a chance to care for the elderly and watch nurses do their jobs. I saw at first-hand the impact of diseases including, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, but more importantly, I witnessed the impact of empathy and good care had on a patient and their families.
Growing up, both my parents have been taking medications for high blood pressure and diabetes, I had a great interest in the health field since then. After I completed my first bachelor degree in Health and Wellness, I have had the privilege of working at Rite Aid pharmacy for a little over two years. I consider my experiences and knowledge that I gained there to have been valuable in my academic career thus far. I have met and worked with local pharmacists and I hope to become one of them one day. Not only were they kind enough to offer their time in letting me shadow them, but each of them went out of their way to explain the process of filling medications in the pharmacy.
I am interested in becoming a veterinarian because I would like to work with animals. This choice of becoming a veterinarian developed when I was 12. It all started when I cured my pet. In order to become a Veterinarian you must have a Bachelor 's degree at a four year college before moving into veterinarian medicine school. The educational path to become a veterinarian would be graduating high school then attending college and into medicine school.
Another equipment that I saw was Vizilite. Vitilite is an equipment that is used to detect oral cancer. I think that this just show how much we have advanced with technology. Overall, my experiences at the dental office was really good. Everyone there worked as a team to get things done.
Another equipment that I saw was Vizilite. Vitilite is an equipment that is used to detect oral cancer. I think that this just show how much we have advance with technology. Overall my experiences at the dental office was really good. Everyone there worked as a team to get things done.
For my senior project, I observed surgeries and clinical visits at Oregon Urology Institute. I selected this area of study for my senior project because I have always had an interest in the practice of medicine. I wanted to learn why modern medicine is perceived widely as safe and reliable. Going into this project, I had some idea about what a surgical environment would be like. For the last two years, I have been volunteering in Mackenzie Willamette’s emergency department.
My ambition to study Dental Hygiene and Therapy at University commenced in my teenage years, when I first came to London and visited the dentist. The professional approach coupled with a kind and compassionate nature and all of the different instruments and scientific technology the Dental Hygienist and Therapist used fascinated me. I am currently studying Dental Nursing at Teesside University. This course involves providing correct support to the dentist at the chair side, reassuring and supporting patients, maintaining a gold standard clinical environment, charting, dental anatomy and physiology. Studying this course has enhanced my knowledge of dental terminology and procedures as well as the anatomy of the oral cavity.