There are many different types of jobs in the dental industry in Canada. Specifically looking at dentist’s themselves we find many different career paths. From an associate dentist, periodontist or endodontist. The one path we will discuss today and talk in length is the job of an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (OMFS) are uniquely trained to manage the diagnosis, surgical and medical treatment of diseases, as well as traumatic injuries and deformities of the mouth and facial region. OMFS are trained to correct the results of birth defects and accidents, tumors, missing and impacted teeth and malfunction of the jaw joints. To make procedures more comfortable for patients, various methods of sedation are available to patients, including local anesthesia, intravenous conscious sedation, and general anesthesia.
OMFS are denta...Apr 11th, 2019
Today's post is aimed at shedding light on a specific position amongst the Dentistry profession. That being a Dental Hygienist. We will cover what specifically they do, how to become one, where you can get a job and how important they are. We will also touch on the dentistry profession itself and talk about the expected salary or compensation that comes along with being a dental hygienist. So, to start with, who are dental hygienists?
Dental Hygienists are health and hygiene professionals saddled with the responsibility to provide oral health support and services that complement the duties of the dentist. They promote preventive oral health and also work to help dental patients maintain high level of dental hygiene. Likewise, they also engage in various other dental routines as required by the scope of operation in various dental practices and as a dentist deems fit. But before go...Apr 5th, 2019
GET HIRED: 5 TIPS YOU NEED WHEN LOOKING FOR A DENTAL ASSOCIATE, DENTAL HYGIENIST, DENTAL ASSISTANT OR DENTAL ADMINISTRATION JOB
Getting hired begins with the candidates will to begin a job search. This could be done by looking for jobs online, word of mouth, dropping resume's off at nearby practices. Perhaps you seek an Associate job,, Hygienist job or even a Dental Assistant job and you’ve been invited for a one-on-one after submitting your application online. You are thrilled and at the same time a bit of apprehension is creeping up your spine. This could be it --- an excellent start to your career. What do you do? How do you go about preparing to crush this interview after an exhausting online job search? So many questions are jostling around in your mind. Are you now becoming frantic? Fear not.
Here are our top tips for landing that dream dentistry job;
1. Prepare For the Interview
What is th...Nov 10th, 2018
Leading and thriving with your own dental practice poses some interesting challenges. As a matter of fact, the nuances of managing patients, maintaining professionalism in the office, hiring the right people for full time jobs and all the nitty-gritty of business management can take its toll on you, resulting in disillusion and anxiety. Yet, in spite of this seemingly difficult situation, so many dentists have gone on to build successful dental practices across Canada. Whether it is Vancouver , Calgery , Saskatoon , T...Oct 14th, 2018
Some may be aspiring to secure a dental assistant job position but are always wondering if it would be worthwhile. Even though dental assistant jobs aren’t the same as a dentists job, they sure have roles that are instrumental to a successful dental practice. This piece will be shedding light on the unique versatilities of dental assistants to the smooth running of any dental practice. It’s also vital to point out that dental assistants contribution in dentistry helps in boosting the delivery of dentists services which leads to optimal patients satisfaction. However, this write-up will be shedding light on information revolving around dental assistants including their distinct roles.
First off, what does a dental assistant do?
Dental assistants perform a number of duties throughout the day. Including collecting patient infor... Oct 6th, 2018