We continue to celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month! Every Tuesday throughout October we have spotlighted a hygienist who inspires their peers and consistently achieves grand results. These hygienists were selected by the Dental Hygiene Regional Leaders Edgar Lucero (East region), Sarai Puente (West region) and Jane Weisman (North Carolina).
The hygienist spotlight series wraps up with Adriana Young from the Riverchase Dental Care practice in Coppell, Texas! Way to be awesome, Adriana! Let’s break the ice with Adriana…
Q: How long have you been a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)?
A: I have been a dental hygienist for 13 years now!
Q: How long have you been a hygienist at a Dentalone supported practice?
A: Six years!
Q: What is ONE takeaway tip you would give patients that they should know about dental hygiene?
A: A healthy smile is your best accessory, so make sure you brush twice daily.
Fun questions to get to know Adriana a bit better:
Q: What Mythical creature do you wish actually existed?
A: Genie from “Aladdin” so that I could be granted my three wishes.
Q: What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?
A: It sounds pretty cheesy, but to be loved!
Q: What would you rate 10/10?
A: The experience of being a mom.
Brief bio: Adriana has been working as a dental hygienist for a DentalOne supported practice for six years. She really enjoys working alongside her team at Riverchase Dental Care to provide the best possible care to their patients. Adriana’s passion for education and service is what drove her to a career in dentistry. She began as a dental assistant in the United States Army. While serving, she pursued her degree in dental hygiene. After graduation, Adriana continued her career in the military as a leader and dental hygienist. She received many awards, including those for her work in dental forensics. Today, Adriana enjoys being a wife, a mom to three girls and staying active in her career as a dental hygienist.