How to become a Dental Assistant

October 23rd, 2016 admin Posted in Dental jobs No Comments »

Becoming a dental assistant offers one of the fastest educational paths to entering the rapidly expanding healthcare field. Dental Assistant Job Description Dental assistants provide support functions... Becoming a dental assistant offers one of the fastest educational paths to entering the rapidly expanding healthcare field. Dental Assistant Job Description Dental assistants provide support functions for dentists including assisting with dental procedures, lab work and office Read more [...]




Certified Dental Assistant

September 28th, 2009 admin Posted in Dental jobs No Comments »

To become a certified dental assistant you have to appear in an examination. The examination’s main importance on the chair side assistance. The examination also covers Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) and Infection Control (ICE) topics for the dental assistants. It is a dental regulatory license offered for increasing the level of competence and knowledge for safety of the dental patients. Written examination is available three times a year. You can appear at designated places. You Read more [...]



Dental Career : Periodontics

October 1st, 2008 admin Posted in Dental jobs 5 Comments »

Periodontology, or Periodontics, is the branch of dentistry which studies supporting structures of teeth, and diseases and conditions that affect them. The supporting tissues are known as the periodontium, which includes the gingiva (gums), alveolar bone, cementum, and the periodontal ligament. The word comes from the Greek words peri meaning around and odons meaning tooth. Literally taken, it means study of that which is "around the tooth". Periodontal disease Periodontal diseases take Read more [...]



Dental career : Orthodontics

September 28th, 2008 admin Posted in Dental jobs 1 Comment »

Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that is concerned with the study and treatment of malocclusions (improper bites), which may be a result of tooth irregularity, disproportionate jaw relationships, or both. The word comes from the Greek words ortho meaning straight and odons meaning tooth. Orthodontic treatment can focus on dental displacement only, or can deal with the control and modification of facial growth. In the latter case it is better defined as "dentofacial orthopedics". Orthodontic Read more [...]



Dental career : Endodontist

November 4th, 2007 admin Posted in Dental jobs 3 Comments »

By : http://www.schoolsintheusa.com Sometimes the pulp inside your tooth becomes inflamed or infected. This is caused by deep decay, repeated dental procedures on the tooth, a crack or chip in the tooth, or a blow to the tooth. The inflammation may also be known as a root canal, and if you have ever had one of these, chances are you have visited an endodontist. Endodontists are dentists who specialize in endodontic or root canal treatment. Root canal, or endodontic treatment, is a procedure Read more [...]



Dental Career : Dentist

November 1st, 2007 admin Posted in Dental jobs 8 Comments »

By : ExploreHealthCareers.org Dentistry is the branch of the healing arts and sciences devoted to maintaining oral health. It is a dynamic health profession, offering opportunities to become a successful, highly respected member of the community. Dentists enjoy excellent compensation and the high demand for dental care is likely to continue in the future. The realization that oral health can have a serious impact on systemic health drives the expansion of new professional opportunities Read more [...]



Dental Assistants

October 31st, 2007 admin Posted in Dental jobs 24 Comments »

Dental Assistants * Nature of the Work * Working Conditions * Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement * Employment * Job Outlook * Earnings * Related Occupations * Sources of Additional Information Significant Points * Job prospects should be excellent. * Dentists are expected to hire more assistants to perform routine tasks so that they may devote their own time to more complex procedures. * Most assistants learn their skills on the job, although an increasing number Read more [...]



Dental Hygiene : Careers to Smile about

October 30th, 2007 admin Posted in Dental jobs 12 Comments »

By Hanna Geshelin Dental hygienists, dental assistants, and technicians have healthy job prospects. More than 30 years ago, Tennessee's first public health dental hygienist, Debbye Krueger visited public schools to teach kids about oral health. Many years later, after earning a master's in business administration, she was working on a research program in an unrelated medical field. One day a patient told Debbye that she reminded her of a lady who had come to her school when she was young and Read more [...]