To most of you, dental hygiene means brushing twice a day, flossing more or using a fluoride rinse at home. But to hygienists, it means a dedication to the needs of each one of you.We asked our hygienists what it means to them.

“My dental hygiene career has been an opportunity to connect with people, to educate, to be their cheerleader, and to provide care so they can achieve a healthy, happy smile.” – Katy

“It is a rewarding career in which I am able to connect with people and educate them about the importance of oral health. I have the unique opportunity to help patients make informed decisions and establish healthy routines. The most rewarding aspect of dental hygiene is seeing the confidence and joy that a healthy smile brings to the patient.” – Deb

“I am passionate about establishing long lasting relationships with my patients. I like to think my relationships with my patients are a partnership where we work together to achieve a healthy and beautiful smile. I am grateful for all of the great experiences I have had with patients and co-workers.” – Rachel