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A dental assistant you should know
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Carmella Hanley is a DA you should know — I always wanted to become a health care professional. During grade school we were provided dental cleaning every year by a dental hygienist in school. The hygienist was Mrs. Mueller and she was so nice, which made me always look forward to the cleaning. After graduating from high school, I looked into taking dental hygienist courses at Niagara County Community College but it wasn't offered, so I took the assisting courses instead. More



Female reproductive hazards in the dental office

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Dental professionals may be at risk for exposure to numerous workplace hazards. There are currently no specific standards for dentistry, but rather workplace hazards that may apply to dentistry are addressed to the entire health care industry. However, there are numerous different materials, chemicals, and supplies commonly used in the general dentist's office that are left out of the expansive collection of workplace hazards. More

New Innovative Oral Health Rinse
Sunstar Americas introduces G•U•M PerioShield Oral Health Rinse – a new and innovative aid for the prevention and treatment of gingivitis. Clinically proven proprietary ingredient delmopinol 0.2% has a unique mechanism of action which disrupts current plaque and helps to prevent new build-up by forming a protective shield on the teeth and gums. perioshield.gumbrand.com more


Landing that all-important first job
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As a dental office manager and dental assistant for 30 years, said Tija Hunter, a 1981 graduate of the Missouri School for Doctors’ Assistants. I tell new DAs to take any job offered to them. It may not be the one closest to your home, or it may not have the hours you want. The employees might wear pink scrubs and you may hate pink scrubs, but it's a job. More

TMJ assessment
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Extensive forces can wreak havoc on the oral cavity. What about the temporomandibular joint and the constant movement it endures? Stress from excessive clenching and grinding or occlusal interferences may take a toll on this joint. The forces of the soft tissues must also be considered when evaluating intra- and extraoral changes. Dental professionals have the burden of determining dysfunction based on the absence or presence of signs and symptoms. More

The deadline for registration or cancellations for Annual Session is in less than 2 weeks away!

ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING AND SENT TO EXPERIENT BY MAIL, FAX 847-996-5401 OR E-MAIL.
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Registration
  • Deadline for changes/cancels for a refund minus $10 processing fee is Sept. 9, at 5 p.m. CT.
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  • Deadline to cancel or make changes to room reservations and receive a full refund is Sept. 16, at 5 p.m. CT
  • Cancellations after 5 p.m. on Sept. 16, deposits are NONREFUNDABLE.
  • Starting Sept. 21, all changes and/or cancellations must be made directly with the hotels.
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Parents need to take precautions to avoid passing bacteria to children
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Parents don't realize how easily they can pass harmful bacteria to children. The bacteria from an adult's mouth can end up a child's mouth without much difficulty. But less than one-third of American caregivers are aware this can happen. More

DNA saliva testing for HPV and gum disease diagnosis
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In the future, when you go to the dentist, you may want to get more than just a simple professional dental cleaning. In order to screen patients for oral cancer and gum disease complications, DNA testing will be used. More
 
 

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