National Dental Hygiene Month

 

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, which is a month to both educate patients on oral hygiene and recognize the impact dental hygienist make on our oral health. Our favorite dental hygienist, Kayla, has been with the Thomasson Dental team for almost a year. One of her favorite parts of the job is getting to know patients, so we thought we’d let our patients get to know her a little better.

Here’s our Q&A with Kayla:

Q: Why did you decide to become a dental hygienist?

Kayla: I looked into many healthcare related fields and decided I like the flexible hours.

Q: What’s your favorite part of the job?

Kayla: I enjoy getting to know patients.

Q: What’s one thing you wished patients knew?

Kayla: We are here to help them and wants what’s best for their overall health, as well as their oral health.

Q: Any tips for relaxing in the dental chair?

Kayla: Take deep breaths and let us know if something is bothering you.

Q: Favorite toothbrush?

Kayla: Sonicare Flexcare

Q: Favorite toothpaste?

Kayla: Crest Complete with Scope

Q: Favorite place to eat?

Kayla: Maggiano’s

Q: Dream vacation?

Kayla: Italy

Q: Favorite way to spend a Saturday?

Kayla: Spending time with friends outdoors.

Kayla is a Registered Dental Hygienist with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene from Western Kentucky University. Any descriptions of companies or products mentioned in this post are strictly opinions of the interviewee and are in no way promoted by Thomasson Dental.

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