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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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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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Teaching Good Dental Habits Early

Adults have all heard the gentle reminders from the dentist: use fluoride, floss daily, brush your teeth morning and night. These habits can be hard to keep up with if you’re out of practice. Teaching good dental hygiene to your child early means increasing their chances of having healthy teeth – and decreases their chances of hearing continual reminders from the dentist! Here’s how you can help your child take care of their beautiful smile. Brush Daily – Morning and Night! As soon as that first tooth pops through your baby’s gums, you should be brushing your child’s teeth (or tooth!). Dentists recommend parents begin to teach their children to brush when they reach the age of 3. From ages...

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Opening a Pediatric Dental Clinic

You’ve spent the last few years in dental school, working towards your degree in pediatric dentistry and now that you’ve graduated, you’re looking forward to starting your practice. As a recent grad, chances are you’ll spend the first few years of your career working in another dentist’s practice, learning new techniques and practices on the job, and gleaning knowledge from a more-experienced dentist. Once you’re ready to strike out on your own and start your own office, there are some things to keep in mind. In this post, we’ll look at the steps you can take when opening a pediatric dental clinic. Finding the Right Location As with any business, the key to success can be location, location, location. Even...

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