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My instructors reminded me of why I was chosen for the program, of my fascination of dentistry, and how I wanted to be the “Patch Adams” of hygienists.
(If you haven’t seen that Robin Williams movie, you should! The students in the class above me assured me that feeling overwhelmed is normal; they went through it too. Every hygienist who has earned their dental hygiene degree made it through the program with effort and hard work. As the weeks and months begin to fly by, you will find your routine, and things will get easier.
Needless to say, I had to learn the virtue of patience very quickly.
I’ve always been an overly-organized person, but the first week is when I had to put this skill into overdrive. That’s my first slice of advice – get yourself organized and then don’t procrastinate.
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A scholarly article is based on original research or findings.I dried those tears and trotted myself right back to class because it’s true, we all were going through the same thing, and so did others before us. Find a mentor or someone you can confide in, whether this is a classmate, someone from the upper class, or even an instructor. Don’t hesitate to ask for tips or tricks because they might have some ideas that you haven’t thought of to make hygiene school easier.As I began finding my routine and got into the swing of hygiene school, I started questioning why my instructors were making us do the things they did.I mean, how many times am I going to have to write a paper on a piece of research and tear it apart finding the validity of the study?Why do I have to fill out seven pages about gingival description, AAP Classification, ASA Classification, occlusion, etc. Why, oh why, do we have all of the clinical competencies and requirements each term?If I were to ask you to think back to dental hygiene school, some would remember the feelings of being overwhelmed, being stressed to the max, and the tears that were shed.Others might remember the friends they made and the happiness they felt when hard work turned into successfully earning that dental hygiene degree.Dental Science is the branch of medical science which deals with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of the teeth, gums and related structures of the mouth and including the repair or replacement of defective teeth.Dental Health: Current Research focuses on the topics that include; but not limited to: Dental Anatomy, Dental Epidemiology, Dental Health, Oral Care, Dental Hygiene, Dental Implant, Dental Trauma, Dental Surgery, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Treatment.Each week I made an assignment sheet, showing what was due soon and what was coming up due, including both homework and exams. Before entering the dental hygiene program, I thought I was a pretty tough cookie emotional-wise.I could handle quite a bit when the tough got tougher.