Southern Ontario Dental College

Category: Dentistry

Dental Assistant vs Hygienist – What’s the Difference Between the Two Jobs?

Do you know how to work out the difference between a dental assistant and a hygienist? It’s something a lot of people struggle with at first, so we’ve put together this handy comparison of dental assistant vs hygienist. Curious? ...

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7 Potential Dentistry Career Paths

Dentistry is a thriving industry. This is hardly surprising when you consider more, and more of us are seeking cosmetic dental treatments, and regularly visit dental practices in search of that perfect white smile. So, if you’re researchi ...

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5 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Dental Hygiene Program

Are you thinking about becoming a dental hygienist? Working as a dental hygienist can be a very rewarding and lucrative career. In fact, the average pay for a dental hygienist is $36 to $46 per hour.  In order to become a  dental hygien ...

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5 Reasons to Choose a Career as a Dental Hygiene Assistant

Have you ever considered an exciting, fast-paced career in the healthcare field? If so, a new career as a dental hygiene assistant could be for you. Wait, what is a dental hygiene assistant, and how do I know if it’s for me? This role wor ...

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5 Dental Industry Trends to Watch out for in 2020

It’s recommended people visit the dentist at least once every six months. However, with so many choices available, many people have trouble choosing the right dentist. If you want your dental practice to stand out from the competit ...

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5 Reasons to Consider a Dental Residency Program

Is a dental residency program worth the cost? Is it worth the time? Is it worth putting off job hunting? If you already have a dental degree and are contemplating whether or not a dental residency program is worth it, you need to keep readi ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Learning About Different Dental Careers

Do you like to interact with people and want a rewarding career too? Are you naturally caring and detail-oriented too? It might be time for you to consider a career in the field of dentistry. Dentistry offers stable employment opportunities ...

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5 Common Oral Health Issues That Orthodontists Treat

Good oral health encompasses more than cavity prevention. A great smile is wonderful but did you know that award-winning smile has other benefits too? Between the U.S. and Canada, over four million people receive orthodontic care. One of ...

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Starting A Dental Practice: 4 Tips To Help You Succeed

For years, you’ve pictured yourself rocking your own dental practice and handing out smiles like they were (sugar-free) candy. Whether you’re in dental hygienist school or you’ve already graduated, you’re well on you ...

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