Dental hygienist exam

5 tips for becoming a dental hygienist

October 21, 2021

Deciding on a career path is no small feat. It can be a very confusing and exciting time in your life. Dental hygiene is a rewarding and in-demand career and may be the right fit for you. Here are five tips for becoming a dental hygienist.

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Journey to become a dentist

The educational journey: What it takes to become a dentist

October 20, 2021

Having an idea of the roadmap of educational requirements can help you discern if becoming a dentist is right for you.

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Dental Continuing Education: 10 Websites Where Dentists Can Earn Free CE

October 14, 2021

Let’s take a look at 10 places on the Web where a dentist can earn free dental continuing education credits any time he or she wants.

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Dental assistant requirements in Colorado

Dental assistant requirements: California, Colorado, Connecticut, and Delaware

October 12, 2021

A look at the dental assistant requirements in California, Colorado, Connecticut, and Delaware, plus a reminder of the differences in each.

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Question mark for every dentist

When an associate dentist has questions, where do you find help?

October 12, 2021

An associate dentist will often have many questions after entering the dental practice, but where does one go for help?

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Tips from top dentists on dental school, leadership, and more

October 8, 2021

Several dentists join forces in this article to give advice to their dental colleagues on everything from leadership to work-life balance.

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Dental assistant requirements in Arkansas

Have credential, will travel? Not as easy for a dental assistant

October 6, 2021

By Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines. With more than 50 designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike, nor are the requirements for becoming a dental assistant. Allowable…

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Top skills to be the best dentist

October 4, 2021

skills to being the best dentist aren’t things you learn in a classroom, writes Dr. Katie Dumbell.

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dental meeting

3 things to know about going back to dental meetings

September 26, 2021

COVID-19 forced meetings of all kinds, including those in the dental industry, to go virtual. However, in recent weeks, the door to in-person dental trade meetings has swung back open. I attended my first in-person dental meeting back in May as a speaker at the Montana Dental Association meeting. Since then, I’ve had the pleasure…

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Learning curve

The new dentist’s job and the learning curve

September 17, 2021

By Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA After the search is over and the new job has begun, it is time to make sure that learning is occurring with a timeline that is acceptable to both the dentist who was hired and to the owner who is hopefully mentoring the new associate. The skill sets that were…

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