May 17, 2021

#78 - @CAJRDH Jumping Around with Carol Jahn

Carol Jahn, RDH, MS has a BS in dental hygiene from the University of Iowa and an MS in Continuing Education from the University of St Francis. She has been a dental hygienist since 1982; she practiced clinically for 14 years in general and periodontal practices. She is an international speaker and author, and industry leader. Currently, she is the Director of Professional Relations & Education for Water Pik, Inc. Carol received the ADHA/J & J Award of Excellence in 2013 and served on the board of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and has been a delegate to the International Federation of Dental Hygiene. She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her partner, Larry, and their dog Toby.

Check out Carol Jahn’s course offerings which range in topics from office management to the current trends of tobacco use:


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Carol walks us through her early days as she went from hog farmer to author, speaker, and hygiene industry leader. She answers the following questions and much more!

  • What are the differences between the oral health risks of E-Cigarettes and Hookahs?
  • How do we identify and adapt to diverse personalities in the dental office?
  • Is there a place for in-office gossip?
  • Traditional floss vs. Waterpik: Which is better at removing interproximal debris?
  • What is air flossing and how does it compare to water flossing?

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