I took them and was mentally and emotionally wrung out! I'm in Indiana and there are no jobs here either and you described every dh job I've ever had! You will burn out. I’ve been an RDH for four years now and I can honestly say I want absolutely nothing to do with the dental field. They will pay well but you will probably not get a raise & no benefits. Hi, Where are you obtaining this info? This is a grueling test for anyone. Soar...I can't stand hearing crap like you've experienced. In taking 13 patients before … It is like if your children wanted to be something that many may considered not good and you talk them out of it. now with the economy. I just hope I can find work as a medical coder with just schooling and no experience. Keeping your job is the new raise. Dental Hygiene Bachelor of Science Degree. I know I don’t really want direct patient contact anymore that’s for sure. dh2 in Toronto I feel exactly the same way, and am thinking of accounting as well. I would highly recommend going into something else because this is not a good profession to get into esp. And it's not about being a primadona..it's just about treating people with respect. Some dental hygienists work in community public health, providing care to those who would otherwise go without. Dental treatments are carried out by a dental team, which often consists of a dentist and dental auxiliaries (dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, as well as dental therapists). Above all, I really hope you can keep your humble attitude about your job and try your best to not rub everyone's nose in it. I’m so glad I found this thread because I thought I was alone in this! Thanks!!! Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. I had to vent, sorry! For those with a passion for dental hygiene who do not wish to practice clinically, there are many career paths outside of the operatory available in education, research, administration, public health and … is it true that part time hygienists dont really get benefits like health insurance, 401K? A private billing company? That guy is a real jerk! I blame DDS for where dental hygiene is today. I don't believe he's had a raise in 5 or so years. HYGIENE JOB IS A BIG FAT LIE.I HAVE NOT HEARD .U ARE ONE IN A MILLION.LETS TALK REALIT.HYGIENIST 99 PERCENT HAVE BODY INJURIES,dont get benefits and cant get full time job. If you want a career as a dental hygienist, working as a crucial part of the dental team to treat and prevent oral disease, this BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene degree course is for you. RDH here are well respected. Im one foot out the door and I CANT WAIT till im done with this!! I can't believe I gave up my unemployment benefits for this job! Their RDH's stay and are appreciated. Leave this RDH alone do you guys not have a life you keep going on and on about this one hygienist forging bitewings and oral cancer screenings I've done a lot worse than that and I've been in the business for years I even not sanitized a room between patients of husbands and wives I mean why bother they sleep together right. I SEE HYGIENIST OUT OF SCHOOL AND WANT TO CRY FOR THEM. Zero benefits. You'll note that many of the negative comments posted here are from people who graduated 10, 20 years ago or more. Pursue your dream of getting a master's degree in dental hygiene or related area with the … It is a backbreaking. There are people on here making $400+ a day and hate their job? Yup RDH in Calgary...I am right along with you. I try to persuade anyone from going into dental hygiene. The pay is about half of hygiene. I see people everyday that have progressed in their non-clinical normal careers, whereas most hygienists are "stuck" and there are no … Each state though is a little different. I am SO confused, because I see people who are successful have been with the office 20+ years and many negative comments about DH on here saying DONT DO IT, etc. You people are lier. I don't get why we are mistreated! I currently have a hygienist friend who was diagnosed with low blood sugar and about 10am she needs to eat a couple bites of something, say 1 or 2 minutes and her dr told her no, so she sneaks into the bathroom to gobble as fast as she can. Some of the services provided by dental hygienists may include: 1. patient scr… Do not do dental hygiene. I'm changing careers because I'm so tired of the way we are treated. Here are some steps to consider taking whether you're searching for a job, need gig work quickly or have been asked to work from home. I regret it every day! I have to add that the quicky schools just added to the greed factor. It's gotten absolutely ridiculous! Providing individualized oral hygiene care requires knowledge in the application of principles of biomedical, clinical and social sciences. how many jobs are available for medical billing and coding? everything so complicated! The only way I see hygienists get benes is to work for a dental corporation and naturally they will work you til you break physically or mentally. I will soon be juggling family, work and school as well. They're rude and totally wrong. Professional teeth cleanings are scheduled twice a year, while X-rays are normally done once a year. I’m paid on commission and the dentist has his assistants take x-rays just to keep from us RDH’s from getting a few dollars. The dentist got sick and just came in and laid me off. Over the past 10 years, we’ve built a community experience designed to better serve and connect job seekers everywhere. This profession has hundered thousand of jobs ..plenty and highest demanding career. I think it would be right up my alley but how do you get in? Patients will be seen by their Hygienist once or twice a year and referred out to the Dentist for what ever work is needed. I’ve been in a dental office for 32 years. Dental Hygienist in Canada is different from dental hygienist here in CAlifornia. Love hygiene but if I wanted to be a sales person.I'd work in a jewelery store...or real estate. Kudos for all those who joint the profession because they enjoy and can handle it. During the appointment your hygienist will carry out an initial dental hygiene examination. Good for you and good luck in the future:). I have worked more than 20 years and I’m still at it although I make 400 per day or more daily I am tired of dealing with arrogant clueless dentists out there. https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=dental hygienist&l=, Getting out of the dental hygiene profession, Easily apply to jobs with an Indeed Resume. My advice is RUN, don't walk, away from hygiene as a career choice. He does get three weeks paid vacation time. All I have to say about salaries and your treatments at the hands of some dentists: Be great at what you do which translates to money and production for your office but don't stand for less than what you deserve knowing what you bring to the office is important and not everyone can do what you do. At the very least you could humiliate him in front of his staff and if you're lucky the waiting room will be filled with patients. I am so disappointed of the money, time, & effort that it took me to get my degree & to be treated this way. I don't know the market in Illinois, but the South East has a saturated market for dental hygienists. And there are not enough to go around. maybe things are different in Buffalo New York. And there are lots of opportunities in dental sales, product education, speaking and consulting, practice management, and academic … Good per deim, salaries, benefits, hours,...The head and neck anatomy, swallow patterns etc very similar to dental hygiene but without blood born pathogens. Most hygienist are too weak to do that:(. UGH! Kudos for all those who joint the profession because they enjoy and can handle it. Here are some steps to consider taking whether you're searching for a job, need gig work quickly or have been asked to work from home. Good luck. I mean really, who else do you know that has to put up with BS like this? If you don't get , it does not mean there are no jobs, it means realize yourself where you find yourself weak in interview part. skrrr...are you paying your front end person to do the cleaning? Don't listen because if this is what you want to do, you will enjoy it. He gets zero health and zero retirement. The Online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Degree Completion Program offered by East Tennessee State University is one of the first and most successful of its kind. In the meantime, we encourage you to visit the Indeed Career Guide for advice and resources to help you achieve your career goals. Yet I've been in many offices where even the dentist will grab the vacuum or a broom to pitch-in for the team from time to time. Create a new resume or upload an existing one. If ur ok being treated like garbage, no raise, barely half a lunch, no days off, patronized, unappreciated, bullied, abused, harrassed , audited, unacknowledged, and threatened by the staff, then its a fantastuc choice for u! It's all your fault if you don't qualify for interview. I hate that happened to you. don't realize is they will reap what they've sown. Well, you can! It also helps to prevent bad breath (halitosis). Create a new resume or upload an existing one. Many employers are hiring now to fill urgent talent needs. Finally, some one is speaking honestly. Hi. I regret taking it. There's no jobs anyway. Hygienists suffer with repetetive strain injuries and unless you have insurance for this, when you are hurt and cannot work, you don't get paid. Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations, visit the "Personal Information" section of your profile, Dental Hygienist (Open & Continuous Announcement), COVID-19 and Your Job: Tips and Actions to Consider, COVID-19: Unemployment and Job Loss Support. Create a new resume or upload an existing one. Career & Profession; Alternative Practice; How COVID-19 will impact the future of dentistry. ABSOLUTELY NOT-WORST JOB EVER-, I WOULD GIVE YOU ONE SIMPLE WORD. With many dental practices closing due to the coronavirus pandemic, dental professionals are looking at mobile dentistry and teledentistry with a … I’ve worked across the country and have only come across 2 dentists that I truly enjoyed working with. Ridiculous. I'm currently wking @ an office 3 days a week making $27 an hr. And there are not enough to go around. Similar to the Nurse practitioner model but ability to have their own business. Many employers are hiring now to fill urgent talent needs. The whole slow demise of hyginien as I knew it has been eroded by GREED. Amanda became a registered dental hygienist in 2007 and went on to earn her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene in 2012. Job with no benefits, stability, sick or paid time off etc. If you are in the first group and run it like your own business you will be noticed and appreciated. Studying in our Dental Academy, you’ll get the skills and knowledge for registration with the General Dental Council (GDC), which is … I hit my all time low today! I've been working there for a month & the dentists is a jerk to work for! Hooray for the one's that actually get something besides a paycheck. Or did take the test without taking the course? The Indeed Community will enter “read only” mode beginning on Oct. 31, 2020. I went to our local hospitals and nursing homes and there are jobs available. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to connect with you on the Indeed Community. There is not enough dental hygienist here in California. Should i pursue dental hygiene or will I just be wasting my time? A lot of angry hygienists here. Might I ask how long you get for an adult prophy and scaling and root planing? Here's our list of companies hiring now. If you don't feel respected..then I guess you have your answer about the situation you are in. Healthy teeth not only enable you to look and feel good, they make it possible to eat and speak properly. I didn't say anything but wished I did. I would encourage you to go into medicine. There are many different venues for hygienists to work and contribute in all four corners of the world. She is young, and is fortunate to have found an office that provides more than most. I was to fill-in at an office that double booked another RDH. It just stinks and is a total p*iss off!! As our daily lives shift with the spread of COVID-19, you may require the support of unemployment benefits. I want to start working in the USA as a higienist. Hygienist are becoming receptionist, dental assistants..you name it. This week i start a new career and my only regret is i didnt do it sooner. I feel like a prostitute! It was very time consuming with all the paper work could barely look for a job. The rest of us haven't had the bright, sparkling job that you have. ANd I hear that there are more job openings for a dental hygienist here right now than a dentist. Dental hygiene has more jobs than nursing. … For various reasons, including burnout, boredom, and back or neck pain, some hygienists want non-clinical work. Getting a bachelor's degree can open doors for new opportunities to expand your professional world beyond the clinical setting. Isn't that ridiculous? I didn't talk to anyone at that test that was not a nervous wreck. Don't waste your time. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to connect with you on the Indeed Community. Re-Entry Programs; Master of Science in Dental Hygiene (MSDH) and Related Disciplines. NOW EVEN WORST with dds graduating with 1.2 million debt and corporates only abusing hygienist.. I am ready to leave this profession as well. I wish I went into something else & listened to hygienists warning me even 10 yrs ago. I'm trying desperately to get out because he abuses the staff & I don't get the mistreatment! Maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth and gums. In Washington, starting Hygienist makes $45-$50. After this time you'll be able to download your community data by submitting a request via the process described in our Privacy Policy. I don't mean to be negative but it is the truth. While completing the pre-dental hygiene curriculum, honors students benefit from smaller class sizes and priority scheduling. I worked so hard for 7yrs to always do a perfect job, and all the pts know is how to yell at u. Dental hygiene program students and graduates often think of clinical practice in a dental office or clinic as a singular career path. There is no way I want to be in this profession for another 20years not with the way this profession is going. I can't believe I did this but, when there is no work, it is amazing what you will do. The cost to train is also ridiculous. Margo...I am so glad you have read these forums and that you're taking them seriously. Contact temp agencies, they would probably give you more of the truth as to the work for RDH's...they employ PT and place RDH's PT and FT....the others are telling you a bunch of ........if you choose to train in DH be prepared now, look into the market now....too many RDH's and TOO few jobs available to have a decent income and living... i hear different things. There is no need to be associated to the dentist business. Others are educators, teaching the future of our profession. He said go get unemployment which is to manipulate than getting into school. In the dental office, the dentist and the dental hygienist work together to meet the oral health needs of patients. Results: Burnout incidence among dental hygienists appears to be relatively favourable, when compared with other professions, according to a 20‐year‐old study. If you hate something, even $100/hr you still hate it and that is the truth. We look forward to delivering more ways to serve you with the best job search tools in the world. I was a dental assistant before and a hygienist for couple of years, I've found that our problem is the greedy dentists that all they can think of is money, they use and abuse us, and treat us unfairly, I know there is going to be a day that again there will be a shortage of DHs, for dentists are shameless in how they treat their hygienist specially since there has been a surplus of DHs, I am leaving the profession also, but I will educate people on many many things that they are not aware of, holly crap! If it's through an agency, you might let them know he stiffed you on the money to prevent someone else's misery. I worked same office 25 years. What's he going to do? That is pretty common. I would agree. U become a robot, even pts don't appreciate you. But that's just my opinion. I wish you the best. professional ?/. How did you come in contact with him? We look forward to delivering more ways to serve you with the best job search tools in the world. It's an oversaturated field and decent employers and pay ( don't expect benefits)...reality ...Those who have the opportunity to work for a good Dentist is extremely small. Corporate and education employers within the dental industry will often pluck a great candidate from the clinical world with little experience other than what they have as a clinician. Ppl tell me "wow! The dentists will NEVER give u a raise, there is no cpp, ei, ull NEVER see benefits, and u work like a dog. One of the major reasons I want to become a dental hygienist is it pays well...arnd 30-40 dollars? I guess dentists are just standing around and not doing anything close to what hygienists do eh. The dentist has more to loose than you so don’t let them screw with you. By the time they have a job, they will be working for a business man, and will themselves be sales people, not health care facilitators. Even thinking of going to one if those national chain offices- yes it’s come to that. Heaven forbid if you have female problems! In Washington, starting Hygienist makes $45-$50. If the money is great. However, the dentist's are set for the rest of their lives. Glad you're happy and treated well! You are absolutely on target about Boards. I apply for jobs all the time & willing to take the pay cut to get out of this misery! I'm changing careers because of it. I know more than most of them and even more about running a successful Office and patient centered marketing . help! Dentist could still have hygienist within their business. Finding a degree that seemed like a logical extension to dental hygiene was trickier than I had imagined. Good luck to all the hygienists out there. So now at 52 years old, I too, am considering a different career! The hygienist I work with don’t have good teamwork attitude and would throw each other under a bus (probably due to fear and security) unfortunately if they would stick together they RDH would get much farther. You’ll still be able to access past conversations on the Indeed Community until Dec. 14, 2020, at which time the Indeed Community product and all content previously posted on it will no longer be available when you visit this site. I doubt I could get a job anywhere else because of my age and experience. I was black balled the last few years having left an abusive marriage to a DDS. Easily apply to jobs with an Indeed Resume The Indeed Community will enter “read only” mode beginning on Oct. 31, 2020. If you read all the comments of hygienists on here that are warning people to go into something else it's very true what we are all saying. any tips? In fact, e mployment of dental hygienists is projected to grow 20 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Good oral health is important to your overall well-being. A bachelor’s or master’s degree usually is required for research, teaching, or clinical practice in public or school … I agree with the honest and brutal summing up of the dental hygiene profession and dentistry in general. I'm sorry this happened to you. You know you won’t be around for the 2113 Annual Session 100 years from now! No, there isn't a way to be "successful in this day and age" when employers are in complete and ultimate control of *every* aspect of their employees professional lives: from complete control over educational/licensing/credentialing/disciplinary actions, to wages ( stagnant over 12 years), benefits ( usually none), hours ( part time and the perhaps illegal practice of requiring us to be available to work, yet refusing to categorize us as "on call" and therefore needing to pay us...), references ( good luck). I once did a work interview when I was a DA & he didn't pay me & I was too stupid to say anything but I didn't take the offer on the job after that for that same reason. Our profession is lacking big time in retirement and insurance for us and our families. I'm sorry that happened to you. Finally, some one is speaking honestly. I still have a yr. to go & don't know if I can stay at this office that long but will try my best. The profession demonstrates ethical principles of health care, … I hope you never need a chiropractor. If ur contemplating this, RUN the other way. Don’t respect Hygienist at all think we are overpaid (which is not true we our underpaid) There is also a problem with hygienist not being united together like our own union. Another thing the "microwave" grads (I like that term!) She is a recent graduate, and is in UpState N.Y. or went to school there from her info on questions asked by another person. My husband has been a hygienist for 12 years with the same office. She currently, is a practicing hygienist, surgical assistant, volunteer, educator in a dental hygiene program, lead clinical educator for TePe Oral Health Care, Inc., and podcast co-host for “A Tale of Two Hygienists.” Michelle is a self-proclaimed dental nerd and sees the dental profession as not only her forever … I can't beleive I gave up my unemployment benefits for this job. good luck! & hate it. But I have yet to meet a dentist that gives the respect any hygienist should deserve. sonography or resp care would be far better. Its not as glamorous as it looks. I hope your doctor doesn't die or sell the practice to a new doctor that will fire you the next week. Yes the money is great but thats all you get. Is there anyone here who has already validated the diploma for the hygienist course? While this work has been deeply rewarding, we have decided to say goodbye to the Indeed Community so we can focus on other areas of the business that bring us closer to our mission of helping people get jobs. I work at an office that I hate. They can afford to buy their own insurance based off their pay ($25-30/hr to work mon-thurs possibly Friday and maybe a sat. Pay, days and hours are what the Dr. needs, but in the "now" , 2016...& into the next 10-20 years it's all going backwards in pay, days , hours ( some ask you to clock out even)...only for the RDH's not other employees. Get prophy paste disgusting splatter all over me every day cuz the boss is too cheap to fix the hand piece. With all the research I've done, not a lot and even less if you don't have experience. Hi Logan, sorry you are going through this. We have our stories and they are true. I have been hygienist for 20 years and highly discourage anyone about hygiene. and yeh as far as "market slowed and our income fell by more than half .. the cleaning co. was the first to go"...............I dont really see any dramatic hit that dentists have taken financially. Little to nothing transferable. Good Luck, kid. One of the main benefits of a career in dental hygiene is job security. You eople lie..shame on you.. Seems the profession is flooded. Not sure why Im even writing this during Covid19 pandemic !!! What does it make you? I have been a DH for 32 years. It is very hard work & it is a dead end job. A lot of angry hygienists here. My advice is RUN, don't walk, away from hygiene as a career choice. PREACH!!! Tried retraining for RN or LVN but boards don't acknowledge the scope of our knowledge base. Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations, visit the "Personal Information" section of your profile, Dental Hygienist (Open & Continuous Announcement), COVID-19 and Your Job: Tips and Actions to Consider, COVID-19: Unemployment and Job Loss Support. I hope you never have to live in the reality that the rest of us have had to live the past several years. Don't waste your time, money and energy on a needle in a haystack job...jobs not there and cut throat. Dental hygienists typically need an associate’s degree in dental hygiene; they may also get a bachelor’s degree. If there are any jobs that come open dentists want CHEAP and Young! No severence nothing. One of her answers to a question about Boards, my comment to her: Boards are intense and are not easy , maybe for her they were, but it is very indepth, so those taking them soon be ready for a 6-8 hour test. It's so discouraging. Here are several steps you can take to find the help you need when leaving a job. You lie about this profession. Foreign-trained professionals must obtain a license to practice in the U.S. To obtain your license you must be a graduate of an accredited U.S. dental hygiene program, take the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination and pass a state or regional clinical licensure exam. she should contact human rights commitee, this is a violation of human rights, no matter what profession ur in. All u will see if problems and heartache with no money at the end of the month to justify. VET. Perhaps you work for a government run office? https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=dental hygienist&l=, Getting out of the dental hygiene profession, Easily apply to jobs with an Indeed Resume. Most hygienists I talk to feel the same way. But now that I'm on unemployment and make in a week what I made in a day, The other jobs are sounding better. U are gona be so mad af urself for not listening! Here's our list of companies hiring now. There is no job flexibility, precious few benefits, and if patients cancel, you are told to go home without pay. I hope you never get carpal tunnel. 's and all said they don't hire new grads. I don’t get it. Once enrolled in dental hygiene, they receive … I was able to move right along to other questions. But after reading all your blogs, I am having second thoughts. The dental hygiene field is growing rapidly, as are opportunities for employment. I applied for this position not too long ago when dentist asked me if I am willing to clean the office end of the day. They use their education and experience in the dental hygiene field to teach future hygienists on the techniques and tools of the dental hygiene profession. For a dental hygienist here in CAlifornia truly enjoyed working with if the RDH. Sell the practice to a DDS is become corporate and very corrupt 's where you typically those... Here in CAlifornia RDH 's or the govt/BLS or online articles.... 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