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Does Flossing Help? An Overview of an Unusual Controversy

Most of us know the basics when it comes to brushing our teeth. Experts say we should do so for two to three minutes, dividing our time between the upper and lower teeth. You may have seen news stories and social media that suggest flos ...

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Helping the Dentophobic: Tips for Easing Patient Fears

About 40 percent of Canadians are dentophobic. This means they have a fear of seeing a dentist, otherwise known as dentophobia. Thankfully, overcoming dental anxiety can be managed so patients can have a pleasant experience and take a ste ...

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Advice to Give Patients Who Have Sensitive Teeth After Cleanings

As a dentist, your primary goal is to keep your patient’s mouth looking and feeling their best. So, what do you do when you’ve completed a cleaning and your patient calls you saying, “why do my teeth hurt?” Did you ...

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Is Whitening Toothpaste Worth Recommending?

Did you know that black. rotten teeth used to be a sign of wealth in England? Gone are the days when sugar intake (and its impacts) indicated your social status. It seems as if the black teeth trend ended with Queen Elizabeth I. Now, it&# ...

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A Guide to Understand Dental School Admissions

Are you ready to begin taking the first steps on your journey to dental school? A career in dentistry can be very exciting and fulfilling. Before you start, you might want to be aware of the dental school requirements. Whether you plan o ...

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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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7 Most Common Questions Asked by Dental Care Patients

In Canada, between 48 and 60 percent of the population experiences fear or anxiety about having to go to the dentist. Many of their fears stem from the notion that they are going to be poked, scraped, gagged, or choked by common dental tr ...

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