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    Male Dental Hygienist help..

    Hello, Since my chances of getting into Canadian dental schools are very very slim to being zero and I wont waste time pursuing it but I have decided a dental hygienist is the second best to it. I have applied to a private school that is accredited, did the entry examination and got in. I have...
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    Biology to DH to Dental school?

    Okay, so I have been dealing with a bit of a problem these last few months. I'm currently enrolled in a four year school as a biology major, having most of my general education requirements and basic science courses (Bio, Gen Chem) out of the way. I'm now going into my Sophomore year at the...
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    Should I pick a new profession?

    Please help, my alternatives may not be reachable anymore. Long story short, I didn't know dental schools combined ALL undergrad science grades (including retaken courses), so while my overall science GPA is a 3.2 (I know, too low to apply to dental school), my recalculated science GPA is around...
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    Hygienist regulations in California.

    Hi, everyone. Does anyone know if dental hygienists can work in California without the presence and/or direct supervision of a dentist ? I am not referring to the newer, more advanced degree RDHAP (Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice) but to the usual registered dental...
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    Science GPA Calculation Question

    Ill be straight to the point, I have taken 3 dental hygiene courses (Periodontology, Pharmacology, and Dental Radiology) and I am wondering whether or not these courses should be calculated into my science GPA?
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    RDH or DDS?!

    So the goal is to become a dentist either route I take... I am currently taking my undergrads (3rd semester). I've been working in a dental office (front office) since age 17 (I'm soon to be 20 now) - yes, young.. I know, but I've known I wanted to become a dentist and that's the goal I'm...
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    Dental Hygiene prep for Dental School? pls help

    Hi! I was a Dentistry student in the Philippines. 3rd year out of 6 years. I was granted permanent residency here in Canada. I wanted to go back and finish my Dentistry but the education system is VERY different and I know that it would be very difficult for me if I finish there. So now I'm...
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    Letters of Recommendation from Hygiene School

    Hi All, I graduated undergrad in 2011 and graduated from hygiene school in 2014. Since then I've been a practicing hygienist and recently I've started continuing to pursue dental school. The dentist LOR I am all set with, but since I've been out of undergrad for so long, it's very difficult to...