Southern Ontario Dental College

Category: Dentistry

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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What Separates The Best Dental Education From Mediocre Programs?

Ontario has nearly 9,000 licensed dentists practising in the province. While all of those dentists had to go through dental school, not all received the best dental education they could get. And that education is what ultimately separates ...

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Which New Dental Technologies Have Made the Hygienist’s Job Easier?

The dental hygienist job outlook is increasing. By 2028, this role is expected to grow by 11%. Today is a great time to become a dental hygienist because of the rise in dentistry technology. Technology helps improve patient’s oral care, ...

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Is Dental Hygiene Liability Insurance Right for You? Is Any Other Insurance Needed?

Though they are dedicated to providing care, healthcare professionals are among the most sued professions. Unfortunately, this distinguishment includes dentists and dental hygienists as well. You’ve probably heard stories about botche ...

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See-Through Teeth: 5 Interesting Things to Show Patients on a Dental X-Ray

Dentists often make dental X-rays seem routine, boring, and maybe even a little scary. But, you can make them interesting and use the images to teach patients about the structures they typically cannot see. When people see through teeth for ...

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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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