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Top 25 Dental Hygienist Interview Questions
Question 1 of 25
Why do you want to work for our company?
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Question 1 of 25
Why do you want to work for our company?
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"I like that it is a family run practice. Your mission is focused on creating a balanced and healthy work environment that will allow me to have a flexible schedule and work in a fun, positive environment."
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Question 2 of 25
How did you manage your time among school, work, and or other activities?
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"I worked full time while I was in hygiene school, so I didn't have time for many additional activities. I stuck to a schedule and kept a calendar to make sure I had time to study, work and sleep. It was difficult but I knew it was temporary, and I was motivated to do well in school so that I could get a good job afterwards."
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Question 3 of 25
What is your experience working with children?
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Question 4 of 25
Describe your ideal work environment.
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Question 5 of 25
What is the most challenging aspect of this role for you?
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Question 6 of 25
How can you help with the oral health needs of this office?
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Question 7 of 25
If you could do anything different in your education, what would you do?
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Question 8 of 25
If you are stressed, what signs occur and what do you do about it?
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Question 9 of 25
What do you feel are the most important qualities in being a good hygienist?
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Question 10 of 25
How do you prioritize when given multiple tasks?
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Question 11 of 25
What do you like most about being a Dental Hygienist?
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Question 12 of 25
What are your greatest strengths?
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Question 13 of 25
What will you do if you have a client that refuses to floss or take care of their teeth?
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Question 14 of 25
What experience do you have performing tasks outside of your role as a hygienist?
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Question 15 of 25
How would you handle a situation where the patient was not satisfied?
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Question 16 of 25
Give me an example of a time you had to make a difficult decision.
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Question 17 of 25
How have your previous experiences visiting the Dentist influenced you as a Hygienist?
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Question 18 of 25
How do you feel about educating patients about home care?
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Question 19 of 25
How would your coworkers describe you?
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Question 20 of 25
Describe your average day as a Dental Hygienist.
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Question 21 of 25
What do you think are two major ethical issues facing dentistry today?
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Question 22 of 25
Tell me about yourself.
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Question 23 of 25
What is your weakness?
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Question 24 of 25
Which do you recommend to patients, water flossing vs string flossing?
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Question 25 of 25
How do you handle a patient who is scared or uncomfortable?
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Prepare for your upcoming dental hygiene interview with these practice questions! Created on February 18th, 2016

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