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Ashley Palin, RDH, BSDH

Ashley Palin, RDH, BSDH
Ashley Palin, RDH, BSDH, is a newcomer in the dental field; she started dental assisting in 2018 and finished her degree in dental hygiene earlier in 2021 at Utah Valley University. Her passions are promoting overall health and wellness and helping her patients understand how their oral health can impact their whole body. She is currently practicing in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where she lives with her amazing husband and two dogs and enjoys running, rock climbing, and golfing.

Don’t Sugarcoat: Inform Every Patient about Their Dental Hygiene Diagnosis

No amount of time will be enough to do everything perfectly during each dental appointment. You need to make small talk with the patient, take vitals, go over health history, take radiographs, perform an oral cancer screening, record a full periodontal assessment, scale, polish, floss, teach patients how to perfect their home care, assist the doctor for an exam,...