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Five Tips for Succeeding in Your Dental Hygiene Program

Posted by Janet Franklin, RDH, M.P.A. on August 31, 2022

“So, you’ve been accepted into a dental hygiene program or dental school—congratulations! Taking the next step to further your education can be frightening, exciting and rewarding all at once. But what’s next?” says Janet Franklin, RDH, M.P.A., Dental Hygiene Clinical Instructor at Concorde Career College-Kansas City.

“As a clinical instructor at Concorde-Kansas City, I have been able to experience years of teaching, guiding and assisting the future bright minds of the dental profession—and I am here to share what I’ve learned with you. After seeing many students move from a bundle of nerves on day one to confident, driven graduates, there are some common strategies that the most career-ready have used when walking their path toward success.”

Read on to learn Prof. Franklin’s five tips to ensure your program experience goes as smooth as possible and that you get out of it all that you can.

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