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Anaika Forbes, RDH, BSDH, MSDH

Anaika Forbes, RDH, BSDH, MSDH
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Anaika Forbes, RDH, BSDH, MSDH, obtained her A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene at New York City College of Technology in 2006. Feeling the need to pursue higher education, she further pursued her career and earned her Master’s in Dental Hygiene with a concentration in Education. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor and practicing pediatric dental hygienist. Anaika lives in Brooklyn, New York and enjoys traveling, reading, dancing, and spending time with friends and family.

Dental Hygiene Self-Care: How to Protect Your Body and Mind

As health-care providers, dental hygienists perform many functions to serve patients, ranging from preventive care to minor restorative care. But who is taking care of us? The burden of working six- to 10-hour work days four to six days a week can take a toll not only on our body but on our mind as well. Self-care is defined as...