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The Perfect Resume for Dental Hygienist Jobs

October 9, 2018 by

We’ve all been there; you sit down to refresh your resume, and your fingers hover over the keyboard. Where do you even start?! When applying for dental hygienist jobs, your resume is often your first impression to your employer. This means it could be the deciding factor between whether you get the dental hygienist job […]

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Starting a Dental Career Later in Life

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You might be considering a career change for a number of reasons: you’re burnt out on your current career, you want to help people, your kids are grown and you’ve decided to return to school, or maybe you just want to make more money in a rewarding industry. A career in dentistry might be the […]

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Top 5 Misconceptions About Being a Dental Assistant

October 4, 2018 by

The decision to become a dental assistant may be one of the most important choices a person makes in his or her lifetime. With the proper tools and resources, an individual can weigh the pros and cons of becoming a dental assistant and determine if he or she has what it takes to succeed in […]

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How Does Your Dental Assistant Salary Stack Up? (2018 Update!)

October 2, 2018 by

The dental job field is booming, and—as a result—causing an influx of professionals to pursue careers in dentistry! As more people join the dental job force, understanding how your salary and benefits compare to others in your industry can help you make decisions about your career path and what you should look for while job […]

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Top Ten Dental Technician Programs

September 25, 2018 by

Dental Technician is a popular job position at the moment. To become one, you will need a high school diploma or GED as well as a certification. There are plenty of colleges offering two-year programs for dental technicians. Here are the top ten dental technician programs: Los Angeles City College With this program, students can […]

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The Importance of Taking Time to Educate Dental Patients

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While patients rarely have dangerous conditions when seeking dental care, “going to the dentist” is a universally hated activity. Part of it may have to do with guilt — most people don’t take as much care of their teeth as they know they should. Part of it is the dread of needing to have work […]

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Practice Planning: Five Common Oversights

September 20, 2018 by

Designing or remodeling your office takes a lot of up-front planning—and there’s certainly no shortage of advice to follow. But just as important are those things you may not think about. Here are five considerations to add to your list:     Plan for adequate sterilization. The sterilization center is literally the hub of your […]

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Do I Need Dental Continuing Education (CE) Courses?

September 18, 2018 by

Dentistry is a rapidly evolving profession, and new techniques and technologies are introduced into the industry daily. If you want to stay current in the dentistry, your education can’t stop with your degree. So how can you keep ahead of the changes? The answer is simple: take some dental continuing education courses. These courses, offered online […]

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How Does Your Dental Hygienist Salary Stack Up? (2018 Update!)

September 13, 2018 by

As a practicing dental professional, or a prospective one, you should know just how your position stacks up in the job market and dental industry. This summer, we gathered data from over 4,000 dental professionals – including dentists, registered dental hygienists, and dental assistants – to see just how salaries, benefits and experience matched up […]

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How to Form Dental Care Habits in Children (The Fun Way)

September 12, 2018 by

Just as you keep track of your child’s physical health – from his hair down to his toenails – you also want to monitor his dental health. Oral health is tied to the overall health of your child so taking care of his teeth even during his early years is highly important. Why does dental […]

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