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  • National Children’s Dental Health Month 2021

    It’s February and time to celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM)! It’s so important to bring this celebration to children and their parents, teachers and caregivers. The American Dental Association reports that NCDHM “began with a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio and a one-week event in Akron, Ohio during February 1941. 

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  • 9 Great Ways to Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month

    It’s February again, and time to celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month! National Children’s Dental Health Month was once a one-day event that was first observed on February 8th in 1949.  It was established by the American Dental Association to promote good oral habits for kids, to give them an excellent start for a lifetime of healthy gums and teeth. Six years later, the one-day affair was extended to a week, and now, it’s celebrated for the entire month of February.

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  • Building a Dental Dream Team: 5 Things to Look for in a New Hire

    Teamwork is at the core of any efficient and successful dental practice or any business for that matter. Once the Team works as one cohesive unit, you’re one step closer to a practice that thrives. Assembling a dental dream...

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  • How to Negotiate Your Dental Hygiene Salary

    For a profession that has been recognized for over 100 years (founded in 1919), it’s great to note this industry is even more viable now than ever. The unemployment rate is low (no considering a pandemic), there’s good work-life balance...

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  • Why You Need A Great Dental Office Manager

    I always cringe when I’m in a dental office and I’m told there is no Office Manager. I mean really, there are managers in stores, restaurants, pharmacies…all businesses. Why would someone fail to hire an Office Manager...

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  • Wanted: Dental Temps! The Advantages and Disadvantages

    Let’s face it, the daily practice of dentistry is hard work. I have heard older dentists state that their back and neck hurt, their shoulders are tired, and they often wonder if their eyes are as good as they...

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  • How to Become a Dental Office Manager

    Dentistry can provide a rewarding and exciting career for anyone. There’s the clinical aspect of the Practice requiring various degrees of education, licensing, and credentialing. Some individuals do not have an affinity for clinical work, but there are other...

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  • The Dental Emergency: Is Your Office Prepared?

    The ADA (American Dental Association) defines a dental emergency as “potentially life threatening and require immediate treatment to stop ongoing tissue bleeding [or to] alleviate severe pain or infection.”  Depending on what area of the country you practice, dental emergencies...

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  • Dental Assistants: Tasks, Skills, Opportunities and Salaries

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the employment rate for dental assistants is expected to grow 11% until 2028. Are you thinking about a career in Dental Assisting? Or have you completed your studies and you’re new to the industry...

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  • Working as a Dental Temp - Our Dental Checklist for Success

    Many dental professionals have found temp work an appealing option because of the numerous benefits it offers, including flexibility, diversity of work experiences gained, and the chance to learn new skills. When deciding on temping, you can either work for...

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