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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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Dentophobia: 3 Calming Things to Recommend for Dentist Anxiety

The fear of going to the dentist is known as dentophobia. And it’s something that so many people seem to exhibit. While some just have general anxiety about going to the dentist, others are absolutely paralyzed from fear. In fact, thi ...

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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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How to Become a Pediatric Dental Hygienist in 5 Easy Steps

Dental hygienists are trained to clean the patient’s teeth and help patients create a home care routine for oral health. Are you interested in this type of career? People that love kids and also want to help them develop healthy habi ...

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A Quick Guide to Securing Dental Hygiene Jobs after Getting Certified in Canada

Are you a dental hygienist looking for a job in Canada? If so, your odds of finding a job are high. While Canada’s job market is competitive, dental hygienists are always in demand. After you complete your dental hygienist certificat ...

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A Brief Introduction to the Dental Hygienist Job Outlook

It’s hard knowing what career to pursue. You want something that you not only enjoy, but also has a good salary and a positive outlook. Dental hygiene is one of the fastest-growing fields in Canada, with excellent pay and affordable c ...

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Passing the NBDHE: 6 Excellent Tips to Help You Pass the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board

Passing the National Board Dental Hygiene Exam (NBDHE) is one of the biggest milestones in a dental hygiene student’s career. This exam determines if you can get licensed and become a working hygienist. With all the pressure, you’re lik ...

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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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