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Dental Assisting - A Great Career

Why Dental Assisting is a Great Career Choice

Choosing a career can be overwhelming. It’s important to consider your interests, talents, skills, the training required, and the salary - not to mention goals for your personal life. With so many factors, it’s no wonder some people struggle to make a choice. If you’re finding yourself in that category, it may be worth considering a dental assistant career.

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Child Bruxism 101...

Consequences of Teeth Grinding and How It Can Be Stopped!

If you’re hearing the sounds of grinding and gnashing from your child’s bedroom, you might be hearing the sounds of bruxism. Bruxism is the technical term for teeth grinding, and is fairly common in children. Kids tend to outgrow this habit, but parents should be aware of it and help prevent it so it does not last into adulthood.

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3 Ways to Prevent Sports Mouth Injuries

Kids can get into all kinds of trouble, and end up with any number of bumps and bruises. Parents should be especially aware of dental injuries and how to prevent them. Sports related accidents account for 13 percent of children’s dental injuries. But this fact shouldn’t prevent kids from playing sports. Physical activity is an important part of life. Parents should learn about common dental injuries and how to prevent them.

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4 Habits That Are Bad for Children’s Teeth

(And How to Break Them) Good habits should start early in life, and healthy dental habits are no exception. It’s important for parents to teach their children the right way to care for teeth. Brushing, flossing, and using fluoride rinse are all familiar, healthy practices. Good habits are important. But what about the bad habits? It’s just as important to get rid of bad dental routines as it is to teach good ones. Below are four common habits children may develop that should be avoided for good dental health.   Thumb Sucking Many parents have heard of the negative side effects of thumb sucking.  Though thumb sucking can offer comfort to young children, the American Dental Association (ADA) warns that...

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The Hidden Benefits of Figaro Crowns

When business owners consider what products to carry in their office or stores, they often think about the differences using a cost/benefit analysis. The same can be said of pediatric dental crowns, where dentists generally tend to think in terms of cost vs. benefit. The questions dentists tend to ask are: “does this crown serve its purpose or work well for my patient” and “is the cost worth me carrying a particular brand over another?” Some might go a little further into the benefit analysis, but generally dentists tend to weigh these two questions more than others. In an ideal world, most dentists would like to carry the best products, while also creating the best value for their patients and...

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