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Basic Dental Care: 5 Facts Everyone Should Know

Healthy teeth are essential for oral hygiene and a beautiful smile. It is one of the first things that someone notices about you. You could say that your teeth are like your personal calling card but it goes way beyond looks. Failing to sta ...

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Your Dental Career Pathway: How to Grow Professionally as a Dental Hygienist

Having a career as a dental hygienist is an exceptional pursuit and one that you should have great pride in working toward. Every day, people are need of making sure their teeth stay clean and healthy, and your work helps to do just that. ...

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5 Common Dental Hygienist Interview Questions (+ Good Answers)

Did you know that a typical job opening receives an average of 250 resumes? That being said, if you’ve already locked down an interview for a dental hygienist position, you’ve already beaten out much of the competition. The q ...

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Writing a Dental Hygienist Cover Letter: What to Include

Are you beginning a career as a dental hygienist? If so, things are looking good! In 2018, dental hygienist positions saw the most growth in Canada and the dental industry has a promising outlook as 2020 approaches. While dental hygieni ...

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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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5 Reasons to Get a Gum Graft Surgery

Receding gums is an issue that affects 57 percent of Canadians, leading to problems like enamel erosion and teeth sensitivity. While this problem was previously only seen with age, dentists and periodontists alike have seen that change. To ...

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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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3 High Paying Medical Jobs You Can Get With a Bachelor’s Degree

High Paying Medical Jobs With Little Schooling In Canada, hospitals alone make up a more than $76 billion industry. And with a growth rate of 2.4%, that number is only expected to increase. With so much money circulating around this indust ...

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