Demand for dental services is becoming increasingly important as people understand the value of oral health, overall well-being, and the needs of an aging population. These needs, in turn, boost dental services and dental hygiene fields with fulfilling career opportunities. … Continue reading What to Look for in the Best Dental Hygiene Schools
University of Bridgeport offers a tremendous Dental Hygienist program, educating students on the prevention and treatment of oral disease while setting them up for a rewarding career in an in-demand field. However, you may have noticed that UB also offers … Continue reading Pre-Dental Hygiene vs. Dental Hygiene: What’s the Difference?
Kaite’s story They say that playing a sport builds character, but UB’s Kaite Burawski shows us that sometimes it’s character that builds champions. Her remarkable journey began long before she faced the unimaginable — a battle with ovarian cancer — … Continue reading Softball and Teeth — Surviving Cancer and Getting Back in the Game
While every industry has its own ebb and flow regarding career growth and job outlook, the healthcare industry, especially dentistry, is constantly in demand and growing. Dentists and dental hygienists are the providers taking care of an individual’s teeth and … Continue reading Career Paths and Job Outlook for Dental Hygienists
Dental hygienists and dentists can restore and promote patients’ oral health. Both jobs focus on preventative care and overall dental health, cleaning teeth, evaluating gums, and providing fluoride. Suppose you are passionate about providing care to your community as an … Continue reading What is the Pre-Dental Hygiene Track?
Dental hygienists are in especially high demand. Discover what dental hygienists do and what pre-dental students can expect from this career path. Continue reading What Does a Dental Hygienist Do?
Dental Hygiene students hosted their first dental care clinic at Bridgeport Rescue Mission. Learn about the Fones School of Dental Hygiene community efforts. Continue reading University of Bridgeport Provides Dental Care to Those in Need
What can you do with an associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene? Learn about the different careers available with this degree in hand. Continue reading What Can You Do With an Associate in Dental Hygiene?
Learn about how UB’s dental hygiene students participated in the annual “Give Kids a Smile” event, sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA). Continue reading Fones School Hygienists Keep Everyone Smiling at Annual Event
Becoming a dental hygienist requires skill, dedication, and knowledge. Learn how to make the most out of dental hygiene school with these 5 tips. Continue reading 5 Tips for Success in Dental Hygiene School
Learn what to expect from the dental hygiene career path, and how dental hygienists play a role in influencing preventative and holistic health. Continue reading Dental Hygienists: Preventative Practitioners Approaching Overall Health Holistically
Learn about the Community Health Grant awarded to UB by the City of Bridgeport through the American Rescue Plan to improve access to oral health care. Continue reading University of Bridgeport Awarded $225,000 Community Health Grant by City of Bridgeport
Professors from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene presented their recent findings at the American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s (ADHA) annual conference. Continue reading Fones School of Dental Hygiene Pioneers New Methods