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Jeanne Bosecker, BSN, RDH

Jeanne Bosecker, BSN, RDH
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Jeanne R. Bosecker, BSN, RDH, is a private practice dental hygienist living in the Chicago Suburbs. She received her BSN from the University of Iowa in 1996, then found her passion in dentistry working as an assistant for a pediatric dentist, a general dentist, and an orthodontist. She graduated with her AAS in dental hygiene from Illinois Central College in Peoria, IL, in 2006. Jeanne worked for three years at a small general dentistry practice in Glen Ellyn, IL.

Currently, she works full time at a general dental practice in Carpentersville, IL, and works as a temp for various suburban dental offices. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, live music, and karaoke. She lives in Bartlett, IL, with her three cats.

Dental Patients Say the Craziest Things

As hygienists, we see all kinds of patients and hear many stories from them. We know their life stories and their families. We are people-oriented which is the thing I love the most about dental hygiene.  However, sometimes our patients say or do things that we aren’t expecting, and we have to come up with a quick, yet professional,...

Dental Job Interviews: It Goes Both Ways

In 2009, when the economy was taking a nosedive, I was working for a small dental practice in a wealthy suburb of Chicago, Illinois. I was under the false impression that, as long as there were still patients on my schedule, that I had “job security.” Needless to say, I was stunned when the dentist took me aside one...