What to expect with your first job and how to get your dental career off to a great start!
According to Dental Post, Here’s what to expect with your first job and how to get your dental career off to a great start! It’s that time of year again when a new graduating class of dental professionals is embarking on their careers. It’s been a long time since my first job, but I recall how excited I was to start my career. I wanted to impress my new colleagues and show them how seriously …Read More
Is Periodontal Disease Linked to Alzheimers?
According to Tufts Now, “Fusobacterium nucleatum (F. nucleatum) is a common type of bacteria that proliferates in periodontal disease. It affects the gums and jawbone, and if untreated results in unstable teeth and tooth loss. In recent years, F. nucleatum has been linked to conditions ranging from colorectal cancer to premature delivery of babies. Now new research published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience by Tufts University scientists and colleagues suggests a link between F. nucleatum and Alzheimer’s disease. “In this study, our lab …Read More
Dental Assistant Overview
According to Dental Post, In 2021, 61% of full-time dental assistant salaries range from $31,000 to $50,000. 14% are earning over $50K. This is an increase over 2020, when 52% of full-time dental assistant salaries ranged from $31,000 to $50,000 and 12% were earning over $50k. Over the last year, the percentage of dental assistants reporting total income less than or equal to $20k dropped from 8% to 4.5%. Between 48% and 49% indicated their …Read More
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 …Read More