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Becoming a Dental Hygienist

July 3, 2011

Becoming a dental hygienist can be a very rewarding feat. The career is one of today’s trending job prospects as patients’ need for oral healthcare continues to increase. Dental hygienists are experts when it comes to promoting oral hygiene and in the preventive treatments to maintain good oral health. The road to become dental hygienists [...]

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Dental Assistant School

December 19, 2010

Getting an Advantage with Dental Assistant School An accredited dental assistant school can help a prospective student get his or her foot in the door in the field.  Although some offices may provide on the job training for assistants, many dentists still prefer to hire an assistant with some experience.  Going to a dental assistant [...]

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What Are Dental Assistant Jobs

December 17, 2010

What Are Dental Assistant Jobs? Dental assistant jobs require more than the technical training needed to perform the work efficiently and successfully.  A dental assistant must be caring and patient as much of the job requires one to work closely with patients and make sure they are comfortable with the dentist.  Assistants with office functions [...]

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What Is a Dental Assistant

December 14, 2010

What Is a Dental Assistant? The dental assistant has an important function as the first line of defense in dental care often becoming a dentist’s second pair of hands.  This job covers various duties from disinfecting and sterilizing the dentist’s instruments to making the patient comfortable in the dentist chair and many more duties in [...]

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Dental Hygiene Jobs

December 12, 2010

Variety in Dental Hygiene Jobs Those looking into dental hygiene jobs will find themselves in an industry very much in demand.  Postings for hundreds of jobs in the dental health industry appear every day.  Dentists usually prefer to hire hygienists and assistants with experience.  However, in some cases with assistants, prospective hires may receive on [...]

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Dental Hygienist Schools

December 10, 2010

Advancing with Dental Hygienist Schools Dental hygienist schools are all over the country.  Those seeking additional training after high school to find better opportunities and higher salaries in their field can look into vocational or four-year colleges to find certification, degrees or licenses to help them find the right position.  In fact, prospects can earn [...]

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Dental Hygienist Job Description

December 7, 2010

What Is in the Dental Hygienist Job Description? Dental hygienist is one of the fastest growing occupations in the country.  However, what exactly is in a dental hygienist job description?  This may not be a simple question since an oral hygienist’s job description can vary according to the state in which he or she practices.  [...]

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Dental Assistant Job Description

December 5, 2010

A Brief Dental Assistant Job Description Those interested in the field of oral health may need a dental assistant job description to find out exactly what the job entails.  This job ranges from front office duties to interacting with patients during treatment procedures.  Dental assistants may schedule and confirm appointments, receive payments, maintain dental records [...]

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Dental Assistant Resume

December 3, 2010

Tips for an Impressive Dental Assistant Resume A good dental assistant resume is the first step to getting that desired position in dental assisting.  It is important that a resume be well formed as well as denotes some impressive credentials.  Like any other type of resume, it must include all the essential elements such as [...]

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Dental Assistant Certification

November 30, 2010

The Path to Dental Assistant Certification After completing an accredited training program, students are free to pursue dental assistant certification.  Prospective assistants can receive certification by taking and passing a written exam administered by the Dental Assisting National Board.  This exam takes about four hours to complete and consists of 320 questions.  There are three [...]

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