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Nichole Thompson, RDH, BS

Nichole Thompson, RDH, BS
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Nichole Thompson, RDH, BS, of Atoka, TN. is a Dental Hygienist with over 17 years in the dental field. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Tennessee.

Nichole is married to husband Matthew since 2013. She has a Yorkie named Mina and loves her niece and nephew like they are her own. Nichole loves her career as a Dental Hygienist. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and is active in her church.

Nichole has a passion for oral hygiene education as it relates to the whole physical body. She enjoys writing and discussing topics related to one’s spiritual, physical, and mental overall health.

A Simple “Look” by a Dental Hygienist Could Save a Life

As dental professionals, we are super busy; sometimes running behind, yet, trying to be as thorough as we can, while giving the best care possible to our patients. As part of our exam, we should do a once-over, looking at the patient's skin of their head and neck, as we start to do the oral cancer screening. While this...

Advice for the Newly Graduated Dental Hygienist

I remember finally graduating and passing my boards and thinking now what? I was both scared and excited. I thought I just had to write a resume and prepare for interviews! Had I only realized there was more I needed to do and think about to prepare my mind and body. I’ve come up with some practical advice, to...

Dental Drama: Is a Lifetime Movie Playing Out in Your Office?

I don’t know about you, but I only like drama on a stage, TV, in a movie, or in a book. Many of us work primarily in an office with women, and it can be a challenge with all that estrogen flowing. We spend more time with our co-workers than we do our own families. So how do we...