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The Success of Dental Assisting Careers: Where Your Dental Assistant License Can Take You

High income, job stability, great work-life balance, and more… These are just some of the great things you can expect if you pursue a career in dental assisting. But does that mean you can only work in a dental clinic? Like other my ...

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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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The Top Dental Assistant Tips to Improve Your Work

Looking to become a dental assistant? Dental assisting can be a fast-paced, hands-on job. But if you want to play a part in helping people have healthier, more beautiful smiles, it may be the right career for you. As a dental assistant, you ...

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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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9 Causes of Sudden Tooth Sensitivity: How to Kick the Pain

Do you suffer from sudden tooth sensitivity? Is it becoming more difficult to drink or eat something hot or cold? If so, you are not alone. A Canada Dental Association Report estimated that 12.2% of Canadians avoid certain foods because o ...

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Emerging Technologies that are Changing the Dentistry Field

Technological advancements are the driving force for change. Over the past decade, dentistry has experienced many changes. From 3D printing to Cloud apps, technology is reshaping the industry for the better. Today, you cannot improve the l ...

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Career Checklist: Dental Assistant Job Duties

Are you looking for a promising career that won’t leave you wondering about the future? Look no further. Jobs for dental assistants are booming, and the job growth is higher than you’d think. Currently, the growth rate for denta ...

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Career Guide: How to Become a Dental Hygienist

The sixth largest regulated profession in Canada is a dental hygienist. Currently, 26,000 to 29,000 dental hygienists are practising in Canada. Not only can they work in community health but sales, marketing, and research too. To perform ...

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