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5 Reasons to Get a Gum Graft Surgery

Receding gums is an issue that affects 57 percent of Canadians, leading to problems like enamel erosion and teeth sensitivity. While this problem was previously only seen with age, dentists and periodontists alike have seen that change. To ...

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Dental Assistant vs Dental Hygienist: Which Career Is a Right Fit for You?

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Canada have been growing at incredible rates. And never is that more apparent than for the dental hygienist. With an average salary of around $34.64 per hour and a whopping growth rate of 285 pe ...

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5 Different Distraction Techniques to Calm a Patient’s Nerves in the Dental Office

5 Distraction Techniques to Calm a Patient’s Nerves How many people around the world do you think struggle with poor dental health? The World Health Organization estimates that it’s half of the world’s population. For man ...

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3 High Paying Medical Jobs You Can Get With a Bachelor’s Degree

High Paying Medical Jobs With Little Schooling In Canada, hospitals alone make up a more than $76 billion industry. And with a growth rate of 2.4%, that number is only expected to increase. With so much money circulating around this indust ...

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Trade School vs. College: How to Tell Which Is Right for You

For education, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. While some students go to a traditional college, others may opt for a trade school. Deciding whether a trade school vs. college is right for you can be a hard decision. From choosing w ...

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The Highest Paying Jobs That Only Require 2-Year Degrees

Four years of school isn’t for everyone. Perhaps you’re trying to avoid the $26,000 of student debt that the average student in Canada graduates with. Or perhaps you just cringe at the idea of several more years of school. But ...

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Let’s Take a Look: Dental Hygienist vs. Dental Assistant

Over 104,000 Canadians are employed in dentist offices across the country. Because only a fraction of that number are actual dentists, each office relies on two other positions to keep offices running smoothly, care for patients, and more. ...

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Today’s Dental Landscape: 5 Reasons Continuing Education Credits are So Important

Today’s dental professionals stay ahead of the pack using continuing education credits. Don’t get left behind–get your dental career to fly high with these credits. This way, you can add value to your work, as well as your education ...

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What Different Career Paths Does a Dental Hygienist Have? Dentistry, Orthodontics, and More

You might assume that the career path as a dental hygienist is one-track. But you’d be wrong. If you’re enrolled (or thinking of enrolling) in a dental hygiene program then it’s good news for your career prospects. Ope ...

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