On this student focused episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists we are joined by Tiffany Grant, BS, RDH to discuss her experience of being a hygienist in and her journey after departing the military.
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Interview Starts: 02:41.739
- Tiffany’s Journey
- Prev Dent
- Drivers of Decay
“I found it hard when I got out of the Air Force to transition to private practice, public health was better for me.”
“I was a very confident student when I went to school, I felt very prepared.”
“A lot of our practice in the military is based on public health.”
“We were charged with monitoring a lot of prevention metrics as part of our job, especially the hygienists.”
“The military fluoridates its own water and we would work with bio to make sure the levels were correct.”
“If people were not taking care of their teeth you could call it damage to federal property.”
“Those ethos still keep me going in the things I do everyday, they are etched in me.”
“Passion will lead you to your happiness.”
“Understand your power as a hygienist, have your seat at the table and be present.”