Southern Ontario Dental College

Category: Dentistry

Clean Around the World: How to Become a Traveling Dental Hygienist

Want a clean break from your current work arrangement? In that case, you might want to consider becoming a travelling dental hygienist. Not only will you be doing the rewarding work of delivering dental services, but you’ll also be a ...

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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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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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Career Forecast: Dental Hygienist Jobs

Forbes recently ranked Dental Hygienist as the #1 best job in health care in Canada. Are you looking for a new career? Have you considered dental hygienist jobs? On average, they make $34.64 per hour. Experts predict a 285% job growth fo ...

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How to Deal with Difficult Patients: A Guide for Dental Hygienists

Starting a new career in dentistry is a great feat, but surviving day-to-day has its challenges. Most of those challenges come in the form of regular patrons. There are right and wrong approaches to how to deal with difficult patients. Beli ...

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Dental Hygienist Jobs in High Demand in Correctional Facilities

It pays to become a dental hygienist. Currently, the average annual income is $68,250. But that’s not all, the employment rate for dental hygienist jobs is expected to grow 20% between 2016 and 2026. And if the thought of sitting i ...

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Top 5 Dental Tools for Use in Everyday Practice

A toothbrush is obvious, but can you distinguish between the other tools on the dentist’s tray? On top of that, could you describe the purpose of each tool? If you’re thinking of becoming a dental assistant, then it’s cruc ...

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The Dental Assistant Salary: How Much Can You Expect to Make?

If you’re interested in a career where you can use both your smarts and your people skills with a short window of training, you’re in luck. The job outlook for dental assistants looks fair to good across Canada. The positive ...

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