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5 Things Dental Pros Wish Patients Knew

July 10, 2018 by

As dental professionals, there are some things we wish our patients knew. Some seem obvious (don’t use your teeth to open a beverage), and others slightly more technical (dental x-rays don’t produce enough gamma radiation to hurt you). Regardless, we don’t always have the time or space to share what’s really on our mind when […]

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National Dental Holidays To Celebrate at Your Practice

May 29, 2018 by

Looking for some social media inspiration for your practice? Just want to find a reason to celebrate our amazing industry?  Here are some dental holidays to celebrate this year. January Dental Holidays National Medical Group Practice Week (4th Monday in January) February Dental Holidays National Children’s Dental Health Month National Gum Disease Awareness Month National Toothache […]

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5 Dental Hygiene Habits That Drive Your Dentist Crazy

May 22, 2018 by

There are certain dental hygiene habits that drive us dental professionals insane.  Chewing fingernails? Surprisingly damaging (and pretty gross). Come on, people! We’ve compiled a list below of 5 habits we wish our patients would finally kick to the curb. Which of these make you cringe the most? 1. Smoking One of the worst possible dental […]

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4 Big Dental Assistant Challenges & How to Handle Them

March 13, 2018 by

There are many reasons to enjoy a career as a dental assistant. It’s fairly sociable, you get to perform meaningful tasks in the practice, and it is a great step for those seeking a career in dentistry. Plus, it doesn’t take an extensive amount of time to get fully certified. But, like any job, there […]

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6 Thoughts All Dental Hygienists Have While On the Job

February 20, 2018 by

Dental hygienists don’t get enough praise. Spend just a few months in the profession, and you’ll quickly see how wild it can actually be. You deserve a hug. While every dental hygienist may have their own particular style, there are some common things we all find ourselves thinking on the job. 1. “Did you say […]

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Featured Hygienist of the Week: Tonya Lanthier

October 24, 2017 by

Just recently I turned in my notice to my dental office after practicing for twenty-two years. The decision to leave was not easy, I cried five times writing the letter to my dentist who I worked with thirteen years. Thirteen years ago, I struggled with fertility and started temping in order to make time to […]

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Featured Hygienist of the Week: Melissa Rosochacki

October 10, 2017 by

If you didn’t know, it’s National Dental Hygiene Month! Here’s at DentalPost, we’re celebrating all month long with special interviews from real dental professionals just like you. Last week we featured the as-friendly-as-she-is-talented Carly Scala, and got a look at her work helping the people in her hometown. This week, we’re highlighting Melissa Rosochacki, RDH, […]

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Featured Hygienist of the Week: Carly Scala

October 3, 2017 by

Happy National Dental Hygiene Month! Here at DentalPost, we’re always finding inspiration from our community’s unique stories. It ignites us as a company. Though we didn’t all start in dentistry, we’ve all ended up here because of our similar passion for healthcare. Staring this week (and throughout the month of October), we’ll be sharing stories […]

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Office Meetings and Training Pays Future Dividends

April 25, 2017 by

Many practices have office regular office meetings. These are seen somewhere on the scale between enthusiasm and dread. Life-long learning is needed in day-to-day life in our ever-changing world. Dental practice training and retraining is also required. We recognize needed training for annual OSHA/Infection Control training and CPR/BLS certification. When new technology is purchased, training […]

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