Southern Ontario Dental College

Category: Dentistry

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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7 Ways To Master Dental Patient Communication

Trying to explain complex issues sympathetically is part of excellent patient communication. It’s also a two-way street. Practising the art of listening and reflecting back the concerns of a patient with reassurance can be just as ...

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5 Ways to Handle Medical Billing with Your Patients

As a dental assistant, you’re responsible for a lot of things in a dental practice. You may not be directly responsible for billing, but you’re bound to be indirectly involved. That can be challenging as patients can be confused by medi ...

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