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Starting Your Journey: 4 Tips for Getting Into Dental Hygiene School

The job outlook for dental hygienists is expected to grow by 20% between 2016 and 2026. This is higher than the national average growth rate of any other profession. As the demand for dental hygienists increases, so is the competition for ...

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A Bright Future: Dental Hygienist Salary and Job Outlook

Curious about a career as a dental hygienist, but not sure how much you’ll make? We have good news! The average dental hygienist salary keeps increasing each year. Keep reading to discover the essential information you’ll need in decid ...

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How to Become a Registered Dental Hygienist After Your Education

Did you know dental hygienists are the 6th biggest regulated health profession in the country? If you’ve graduated or will soon graduate with a dental hygiene degree, congratulations! You’re ready to become a registered dental ...

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4 Tips for Success in Your Dental Hygienist Education

Whether you are at the beginning, or nearing the end, completing higher education is a daunting task. For someone diving into a dental hygienist education, there is little room for error. It is best to get the help and advice you need befor ...

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A Typical Day at Work: What Are the Dental Assistant Duties?

There’s a fine line between working a job that feels fulfilling and one that spirals into stress. for a job to be stimulating, it needs to have engaging and varied tasks. The various dental assistant duties provide a balance of engagi ...

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What Are the Dental Assistant Requirements for Aspiring Students?

As a Dental Assistant, you could be making $60,000 per year, plus. But what are the Dental Assistant requirements for those aspiring to work in this exciting field? We’ve put together a list of the essentials. It has everything you ...

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5 Trends in the Dental Industry to Watch Out for in 2019

Dentistry is one of the oldest medical professions, dating as far back as 7000 B.C. Canada is among the world leaders when it comes to the overall oral health of its citizens. In fact, 74% of Canadians have seen a dental professional in ...

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Why Continuing Education for Dental Assistants Is Important

“Live as if you will die tomorrow but learn as if you will live forever.” Gandhi was good at offering sound advice. Increasing your skill set is always a move in the right direction. It will help you grow as a person and give y ...

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Tips to Help You Ace Your Dental Assistant Interview

You’ve done the work and finished school. You’ve started your job search and landed an interview. You are so close to landing your dream job as a dental assistant. The only thing standing in your way is the interview. With all ...

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