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By: Kiley G.
The Studio For Exceptional Dentistry - Dr. Andrew Hall
I've been to many dentist in my lifetime and my last visit to the Studio was by far the most enjoyable. First thing I noticed was the friendly smiles I was greeted with walking into the office. While I was waiting was offered an array of refreshments, NICE. Then to the chair for Dr. Hall who was also warm and friendly. Boy a very thorough person, very concerned with my current problem but also concerned with past problems, as well as, future prevention problems that may be developing. I highly recommend this place for great dental experience..
By: ruth77
Seth A Kimmelman, DDS,PC
Professional, Friendly and Straightforward! Seth is by far the best dentist I've had in my lifetime. I've been using Dr. Kimmelman for over 9 years now, and while they take their work seriously, they make the experience as friendly and relaxing as a visit to the dentist can possibly be. He has been very conservative with the treatments he has recommended looking out for my best interests. I will be his patient until he retires
By: kristincan
Seth A Kimmelman, DDS,PC
Best Dentist in Colorado Springs! Fabulous, I can't say enough about his office
Tips & Advices
Dental hygienists are required to attend continuing education classes, and the amount of continuing education that is needed varies from state to state. Depending on the state, dental hygienists must renew their licenses every one, two, or three years. A certain amount of continuing education is necessary to successfully have this license renewed.
Dental hygienists can perform teeth whitening. This procedure is used to brighten a discolored smile. It's possible to whiten teeth at home, but you'll often get faster results if you turn the process over to a trained and skilled professional. Dentists and dental hygienists often use stronger bleaches to whiten teeth than those that are available to consumers over the counter.
The costs associated with getting the education required to become a dental hygienist depends on the type of degree chosen. For an associate's degree, expect to spend an average of $22,000. For a bachelor's degree, the average cost rises to $36,000. For a master's degree, it would take an additional $30,000 on top of the costs associated with getting a bachelor's degree.
It takes a minimum of two years to become a dental hygienist. This is the time required to obtain the associate's degree that qualifies them for licensing in a particular state. After obtaining a degree, they'll need to pass national, state, and regional exams to begin working as a dental hygienist.
The are certain key differences between a dental hygienist and a dental assistant. A dental assistant performs tasks such as disinfecting instruments, managing patients' dental records, and assisting dentists during procedures. Dental hygienists perform a more advanced set of tasks, such as polishing teeth and removing tartar, plaque, and stains.

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