Professional Interview with an Oral Healthcare Products Sales Representative Dental hygiene education opens many doors to those who are seeking job opportunities in the oral health care industry. Most of the dental hygienists employed in dental offices as practicing dental hygienists; however, there are other job opportunities available in alternative settings in the oral health care industry. It is also paramount that dental hygienists advance their education and thrive to achieve professional growth. Besides taking continuing education courses, one can further his or her education by completing Bachelors or Masters degree that are often required in alternative professional settings. With the development of dental hygiene profession, roles
When people hear the word dentist, they immediately think of pain and, “how much is this going to cost me?” Most people tend to shy away from the dentist because of these factors. However, when it comes to Dr. Trakhtman and the staff at Rt1 Dental, they take dentistry above and beyond by ensuring patient needs and concerns. Dr. Trakhtman’s motivation stems from wanting to change peoples’ lives by providing an outlet where their cosmetic desires are met, as well as providing comfort and affordability. The team at Rt1 Dental focuses on quality of care by implementing the latest treatment techniques. A hygienist is known for cleaning plaque off all surfaces of the teeth and gums and teaching patients how to floss properly.
This is so important since, the beginning of good oral health is to teach the people how to perform the best cleaning routine they can achieve. It is not that dental assistant cannot help orienting patients, but as a hygienist the person could be able to go further with a lot more procedures, feel more confident and fulfilled based on the specialized education that a dental hygienist student receives in their educational program. It would be a dream come true if I can do something that I
Introduction For this assignment I decided to interview a friend, and find out all I could about the profession of being a dental hygienist. Marissa Crouch is new to the medical world and loves her job very much. In the interview we discussed; why she chose to become a dental hygienist, what schooling she went through, how she and her coworkers see the health care field changing, and how she uses health promotion in her job setting. Marissa helped me to learn a lot about her chosen profession and what to expect if I wanted to become a dental hygienist myself one day. Deciding on a Profession Marissa Crouch was deciding between two different careers both in the health care world.
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.
Overall, it was an eye-opening experience. Obviously, just like most students wanting to get into the dental hygiene program, I was interested in the financial security that comes with this occupation. However, after my shadowing experience, I learned what a truly rewarding career choice this is. It left a very positive impression on me, seeing how happy Frankie was at her job. Working with Frankie gave me a sense of the importance of a dental hygienist at a dental clinic.
Career Paths for Registered Dental Hygienist | Arcadia Englehart After completing a difficult two year program to become a registered dental hygienist there are many ways to put your license to use. Although working in a private dental office continues to be the primary place of employment there are many other areas to explore. For today’s dental hygiene professional, there are many other career pathways to explore as well. More than ever and before has there been more opportunities for professional growth in this industry. How and where you work today is all up to you and how you want to work.
And also last month I had the opportunity to shadow a second year student working her patient Barbra. I loved her entire attitude and interaction with her patient. Barbra herself told me she preferred coming to the clinic instead of going to her dentist. It was mainly based on a making the patient feel comfortable with forming a professional relationship that encourage a welcoming place for a patient like Barbra, who needed a deep cleaning according to her dentist. I am planning on doing more shadowing and observing.
In Eritrea typically oral hygiene is very poor, this is often due to the lack of Oral Health Education and inadequacy of professionals to educate the public. Throughout my work experience in Eritrea I saw many patients with poor oral hygiene resulting in periodontal disease and ultimately leading to loss of teeth. This placement inspired me and increased my determination to take this career path, as each time I witnessed patients with such problems I was left feeling very sympathetic and compassionate toward them. When I saw them being treated and relieved from their pain, I was left feeling pleased as I felt this was a great accomplishment this has led me to one day hope to open my own practice in Eritrea. This will allow me to make a change by educating the people on how to maintain good oral hygiene and provide suitable
Someday I might become a dental hygienist because they make a lot of money. Along with, educating patients about the importance of oral health. In a general dentist’s office the dental hygienist plays an important role, such as educating patients on the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene and preventive oral care. These practices include, brush and floss their teeth correctly, select the correct type of toothbrush for their teeth. They also inform patients on how to maintain a good diet to improve their dental and gum health.