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Dental Hygienist Schools in Canada

The Canadian Academy of Dental Hygiene accepts students from various educational backgrounds from the United States, Canada, and abroad for dental hygiene diploma courses. The total cost for a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene is approximately $44,900. You can expect the average monthly fee to be nearly $2,420 per month.  The cost of a diploma course in dental hygiene is approximately $37,800. The fee per month is nearly $2,500. The course length is 18 months.  Also see our past blog about the current dental hygiene salaries across Canada.

Dental hygiene has a promising career in Canada. Every year, hundreds of students enroll in dental hygienist schools so that they can treat people with dental health issues. Students must complete a b...

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Jul 17th, 2020

Dental Hygienist Salary in Canada

What Is the Average Salary of a Dental Hygienist in Canada?

The average salary of a dental hygienist in Canada is $40.18/hr. The per year income is nearly $75,299.   Entry-level dental hygienists earn somewhere around $54,600 while experienced workers can make approximately $100,620. Let's take an in-depth look into how the provinces and territoritories pay dental hygienists.

Median Dental Hygienist Salary

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Jul 17th, 2020

The Corona Virus Symptoms Every Dentistry Professional Should Recognize

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Apr 4th, 2020

COVID-19 In Canada And Its Impact On The Dental Industry

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Mar 18th, 2020

5 Tips for Running a Successful Dental Practice

Running a Dental practice is no walk in the park; especially a successful busy practice that stands the test of time. Like any business, it takes time, customer satisfaction, and a great team of staff. To stand apart and become a leading health care provider, you must have a unique competitive advantage over your competitors. This can come in various forms like, a unique culture, different services, ongoing patient engagement and scheduling, well trained staff and patient referrals. 

A busy practice can become overwhelming with the day to day operations, but it’s essential to focus on the driving force behind your practice, a positive patient experience. Patient’s bring revenue into the practice and can be the best means of marketing in terms of referral, but all of this is happens only when the service provided is satisfied and they can vouch for you. With this in mind, and t...

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Jan 28th, 2020

The Downsides Of Using A Traditional Dental Temp Agency In Canada

At first glance, using a traditional dental temp agency in Canada might look like a good idea if you own or operate a dental office

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Dec 10th, 2019

Building Your Own Dental Hygiene Practice in Canada

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Oct 1st, 2019

A Guide To Becoming A Dental Receptionist In Canada.

Dental receptionists job description.

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May 31st, 2019

How to Become A Dentist in Canada


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May 4th, 2019

The Locum Lifestyle

locum job in canada

The original article was written by Timothy A. Brown of Roi Corporation and can be found here:  

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Apr 18th, 2019

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

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.

Max 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, ...

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Apr 11th, 2019

So, You Want To Become A Dental Hygienist in Canada?


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

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 d...

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Apr 5th, 2019

Get Hired: 5 Tips You Need When Looking For An Associate Dentist, Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistant Or Dental Admin 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 Inter...

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Nov 10th, 2018

Ultimate Guide to Building and Hiring For Your Own Dental Practice

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 , Calgary , Saskatoon , Toronto or a rural practice. If you are interested in building your own practice, then this blog post is for you. We have distilled and summarized successful practices into actionable tips that you can start implementing today that will eventually lead to further success.

Building your own dental practice? How can you afford it?

Venturing out in to...

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Oct 14th, 2018

How to Become a Dental Assistant

dental assistant jobs

Some may be aspiring to secure a dental assistant job 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.

What ...

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Oct 6th, 2018