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Oct'19

Congratulations August Class!

Today our Monday Class which started in August graduated their 12 Week Program! Now they are seeking out an internship to obtain their EFDA and Xray Certification within the next few months!

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15

Oct'19

Is Charcoal Toothpaste Safe?

Activated charcoal is everywhere these days, even in toothpaste. If you listen to bloggers and other influencers on the internet, they’ll tell you that activated charcoal is said to be a good natural alternative to peroxide for whitening the teeth. The black powder is thought to absorb and remove stains caused by foods like red wine, coffee and tea. But does it work? Read more by clicking the link below…. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/negative-effects-of-charcoal-toothpaste_n_5b460487e4b07aea754647e4

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08

Oct'19

Sanford Dental Excellence’s Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in our scholarship! The Sanford Dental Excellence Scholarship is open to all students enrolled in an accredited college, university, graduate program, or community college. Sanford Dental Excellence will award a $1500 scholarship to a student who can write the best opinion/response blog to one of our listed blogs. We will judge submissions based on formatting, grammar, creativity, and business acumen. To apply to this scholarship a student must write a …

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08

Oct'19

Congratulations Emily!

Check Emily out! She attended our 12 Week Class in November 2018, and stopped by the other day to let us know that not only did she complete her internship… she was also offered a job! Emily is very happy working at her new full-time job as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.

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11

Sep'19

8 Skills That Make A Good Dental Assistant

Interested in working as a dental assistant? Want to know what skills make a good dental assistant? This article focuses on the 8 skills that make a good dental assistant. What does a Dental Assistant Do Day-To-Day? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, dental assistants perform many tasks, ranging from patient care and taking x rays to recordkeeping and scheduling appointments. Dental assistant duties may include prepping the patient for a particular operation; this …

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10

Aug'18

Dental Assistant Interview Dos and Don’ts

As the saying goes, you get one chance to make a first impression. When it comes to landing a job interview for Dental Assisting, if you get the call, you’ve already made a good first impression on paper. Next up is to make a great impression in person. Here are key dos and don’ts for your dental assistant job interview. DO show up prepared. ·         Research the practice before you interview. Read the company’s website, social …

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13

Jun'18

What are Cavities and why are they bad?

What are cavities and why are they bad? A cavity is a ‘hole’ in the tooth caused tooth decay. Decay is caused by bacteria which produce acid which dissolves the hard enamel of the teeth. When the enamel dissolves, a pathway may result from the outside of the tooth to the root as shown in the figure. The holes are microscopic to begin and grow if the bacteria is not removed. If the decay reaches …

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04

Jun'18

May Monthly Gift Card Winner

Congratulations and round of applause to Miranda, our May Gift Card winner! Miranda is currently attending the Monday 12 Week Dental Assistant Training Program. Miranda’s classes started on May 7th and she has already completed 4 weeks of Dental Assistant Training in our program. We are extremely excited to see Miranda blossom in our program and the amount of success she will acquire in the Dental Field. Congratulations, Miranda!

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May'18

Tour Our New Facility

We encourage all potential students to come in and take a tour of our facility and speak with a specialist. We encourage all students to tour an facility they plan to attend.

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15

Jan'18

Dental Assistants; The Gateway to Even Better Jobs

Are you contemplating a career choice, or even a career move as a seasoned professional?  Working as a dental assistant is a wonderful way to enter the noble healthcare profession, and it offers you a wealth of opportunity as you travel your career path to success and fulfillment.  Job prospects and pay are excellent throughout the United States and abroad, and certification is a quick and efficient process.   Rewards of Working as A Dental …

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15

Dec'17

Dental Assistants Always Have Opportunities

If you are considering a career move in the near future, or if you haven’t yet decided what direction your working life is going to take you, it’s important to realize what you will need from your career.  For instance, if making a difference in the lives of others is important to you, then you might consider a career in the healthcare industry.  Statistics show that the healthcare industry is now one of the fastest …

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15

Nov'17

Certifications Available For People Considering Careers As Dental Assistants

  The field of dentistry has changed immensely over the course of the last thirty years.  Dentistry is a specified branch of medicine specializing in the preventative care and treatment of conditions, disorders and diseases of the oral cavity. With advancements made across all medical fields in recent years, this branch of medicine is no exception.  An increasing number of conditions and unique needs of dental patients is cropping up, making it necessary to specialize …

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