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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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Rocking Your Resume: How to Write a Dental Hygiene Resume

There are 82 dental hygienists for every 100,000 Canadians. That’s to say there’s still room for someone with your skill set. All you need is a killer dental hygiene resume. That’s easier said than done, right? Of course. ...

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Easing Their Fears: 4 Dental Hygienist Tips for Treating Difficult Patients

Fear of visiting the dentist is real, affecting around 16 percent of people. It stems from fear of pain, discomfort, or dislike of sitting with one’s mouth open. Trust issues also form over time from bad experiences at the dental of ...

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Starting Your Journey: 4 Tips for Getting Into Dental Hygiene School

The job outlook for dental hygienists is expected to grow by 20% between 2016 and 2026. This is higher than the national average growth rate of any other profession. As the demand for dental hygienists increases, so is the competition for ...

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A Bright Future: Dental Hygienist Salary and Job Outlook

Curious about a career as a dental hygienist, but not sure how much you’ll make? We have good news! The average dental hygienist salary keeps increasing each year. Keep reading to discover the essential information you’ll need in decid ...

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How to Become a Registered Dental Hygienist After Your Education

Did you know dental hygienists are the 6th biggest regulated health profession in the country? If you’ve graduated or will soon graduate with a dental hygiene degree, congratulations! You’re ready to become a registered dental ...

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4 Tips for Success in Your Dental Hygienist Education

Whether you are at the beginning, or nearing the end, completing higher education is a daunting task. For someone diving into a dental hygienist education, there is little room for error. It is best to get the help and advice you need befor ...

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A Typical Day at Work: What Are the Dental Assistant Duties?

There’s a fine line between working a job that feels fulfilling and one that spirals into stress. for a job to be stimulating, it needs to have engaging and varied tasks. The various dental assistant duties provide a balance of engagi ...

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