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Stephanie Gordon, RDH, BSDH

Stephanie Gordon, RDH, BSDH
Stephanie Gordon, RDH, BSDH, is a Virginia native that moved to Delaware in the summer of 2017 along with her husband and 4-year-old son, Henry. Starting as a dental assistant in high school, she quickly fell in love with the dental field and decided to continue her education and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene at Virginia Commonwealth University. It was there that she met her husband who’s medical and military career have taken them to Charlottesville, Virginia for medical school (Go Wahoos!) and Delaware at Christiana Care for his residency in general surgery.

DENTISTS: Why You Should Give Your Hygienist 60 Minute Appointments

I’ve been practicing for seven years now as a dental hygienist as well as many years prior as an assistant. I’ve seen all types of scheduling − 30 minutes with a hygiene assistant, 40 minutes with the “you must see 10 patients a day” doctor, and 60 minutes with the doctor who understands our value. Consultants have stated this time...