This Blog is all about sharing my current perspective on all things "Dental Hygiene" related and is intended for dental professionals.
My goal is to help dental enthusiasts learn, grow, get-involved, and love their profession as much as possible!
re-produced/copied from https://dimensionsofdentalhygiene.com/article/a-leader-in-dental-hygiene/ A Leader in Dental Hygiene Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Brand Ambassador Lisa Hardill, RDH, BHADM, talks about her efforts to further the profession across Canada. By The Editors On Nov 19, 2019 0 Lisa Hardill, RDH, BHADM A s a teen growing up in Canada, Lisa Hardill, RDH, BHADM, kick-started her career in dental hygiene while in high school by joining a co-op program that let her spend one day a week in a dental office. This hands-on experience sparked Hardill’s passion to learn more about the field. Now, her diverse background in dentistry and dental hygiene includes experience in public health, independent and private practice, education, and sales. Over the past 15 years, Hardill has held numerous positions in dental hygiene—from a quality assurance peer assessor for the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO), to a noncouncil member of CDHO’s Registr
We know that for some clients dental hygiene appointments can be a daunting experience and something they easily delay or avoid. One of main reasons I have found is related to discomfort they may have experienced in the past. Clients make their feelings well known inside and outside the dental operatoy, while discussing their experiences with friends and family. Since working chair-side for well over a decade, as well as being privileged with my current role to hear from hundreds of hygienists, about what makes a positive impact on their appointments. I have learned ideal strategies hygienists can utilize to make a true difference. Recognizing our client's comfort is a top priority is one thing, but implementing strategies to meet their on-going needs is another. One of the best skills we can have as dental hygienists is the ability to put ourselves in our clients shoes. This empathy will allow you to meet the needs of your clients. If you let your clients truly express ho
Hello Dental Friends! I am so happy you have decided to visit and/or subscribe to my blog "strictlydentalpro". In this first ever opening post I would love to share a few things about myself and my dental journey. I have been a dental hygienist since 2003. Wow, I sound old! And have truly loved every stage of my career path, and I'm very excited for the future of dental hygiene and oral health prevention. I have worked in public health, independent and private practice. Each one of these experiences leading me to my current role focusing on promotion, education and consulting with dental professionals. It was in 2017 when I was working as Team Lead for a Public Health Dental Program, I started to ask myself some tough questions about my future career goals. "What could I be doing differently to make an impact within our industry" ? " How could I help meet the oral health needs of community members, and the treatment options made available