5 Ways to Handle a Difficult Coworker

Posted May 10, 2019

Every working professional runs into a problematic coworker eventually. It’s simply the odds of working with other people. Not everyone you work with will mesh or vibe with your personality or work style. While you can solve a lot of these situations by just ignoring the person, bad coworkers can become a serious issue if […]

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Why Temping Is The Perfect Job When You’re Starting A Family

Posted May 01, 2019

When starting a family, it can be tough to go straight back into a full-time role. Committing to a part-time role can be easier, but due to your new founded unpredictable schedule, it could be difficult to nail down a concrete schedule. What solves both of these problems? Temping as a dental hygienist! Here are […]

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New Arizona Law Making it Easier for Practicing Dental Hygienists

Posted April 29, 2019

Moving is hard. Not just the packing, house hunting, school searching and don’t even get me started about finding an emergency contact for your kid’s paperwork, but if you hold a professional state license it could be a career ender. I have been a Navy wife for over 20 years and a Registered Dental Hygienist […]

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Dental Impact 2019 RDH Entrepreneur Women’s Summit

Posted April 25, 2019

This weekend (May 3-5, 2019) marks the 2nd annual Dental Impact RDH Entrepreneur Women’s Summit at Lake Rabun in Georgia! We’re excited to embark on this journey with some familiar faces and some new ones. Last year, we had an amazing group of women (pictured above) and equally amazing speakers attend the Summit. Let’s reflect […]

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Millennials/Gen Y in the Dental Office

Posted April 18, 2019

As we continue on in our article series, we come to the group that seems to be a butt of generational jokes, but all jokes aside there is much to be understood about the Millennial generation and how to tap into what motivates them.  Millennials are classified as those born between 1977 and 1995. This […]

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Gen X in the Dental Office

Posted April 18, 2019

Let’s move down the years to the Gen Xers. Gen X was born roughly between 1965-1976. They were raised during a time of change that negatively impacted the family. Divorce and a trend to double income households left them often on their own. Formative events during their lifetime: Fall of the Berlin Wall Challenger explosion […]

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Baby Boomers in the Dental Office

Posted April 18, 2019

Understanding each generation and why they are the way the are, will help us to not only work better together but give us the opportunity to tailor our communication and responsibilities, leading to greater job fulfillment. Let’s begin with the Baby Boomers, usually born between 1946 and 1964. For many years they were the largest […]

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Working Across Generations

Posted April 18, 2019

I recently attended a dental convention and on the exhibit hall floor I heard the same complaint over and over again: “It’s so hard to find good staff and even harder to keep them.” There was a resounding generational complaint, “These Millennials just don’t have any commitment.” A dentist who is obviously a Baby Boomer […]

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7 Things Dental Office Managers Do That Keep Us Sane

Posted April 18, 2019

At the center of every great dental office is a tireless dental office manager. They’re typically the first ones in and the last ones out and make sure that our paychecks drop on time (something we’re all extremely thankful for). Let’s face it, as hygienists, assistants, and dentists, we just couldn’t do it without them. […]

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Is an Unhealthy Lifestyle Affecting your Oral Health?

Posted April 18, 2019

When was the last time you spared a minute to think about your oral health? It’s a weird question, isn’t it? Credit it to our upbringing or to our busy lifestyles, the maximum effort most of us put on our oral health is the mere brushing in the morning. Thanks to bigger MNCs coming up with […]

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