DentalGigs Blog


An Oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating dental and medical problems associated with the oral cavity, the bones around the cheek, the jaw and down to the neck region as well. Oral abnormalities disrupt the normal life of a person. It affects the way people see themselves. Gross oral and facial defects could affect body image and cause low self-esteem in young people. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons have the necessary skills to restore the functionality of the tissues and bones of this region to normalcy. Treatment may involve surgeries, insertions and related procedures to restore and improve function or appearance.
When do you need an oral surgeon?
It is rather unnecessary to have an oral surgeon perform every type of oral surgery. General dentists and orthodontics are experts in many common dental problems. A patient would require the skills of an oral surgeon if there are very complex extractions or deeper level of sedation involv...

read more →

May 10th, 2018

Other general dentist jobs other than working in a clinic

Written by Chris Wrights

Many dentists like to have an experience of non-clinic career adventure. The regular clinic setting sometimes gets boring overtime and general dentists might want to have a feel of what the experience outside the hospital looks like. If you are in such shoes and you look forward to testing new grounds, ensure you make adequate research on your new career option. Most of these out-of-clinic jobs might require you to pursue an extra degree or take up a professional course. You should be mentally prepared to spend some extra time with education. While the financial rewards of these careers differ, they largely offer you the job satisfaction quotient you desire.
Below are some of the general dentist jobs outside the traditional clinic setting to consider. Do your best to get enlightened on your choice path.

Consulting and Public Policy
This is a broad field and it requires you to advise and guide dental practitioners ...

read more →

May 1st, 2018


Written By Chris Wrights

Many people have various reasons for choosing to have multiple jobs at a time but one thing is certain, such people face immense pressure and work load trying to carry out their numerous tasks in a single day. To successfully manage multiple jobs, you have to have good time management skills and ability focus on your goals. Some of the reasons people choose to have multiple full-time jobs are listed below.

Benefits of 2 full time jobs

1. Extra Income:
In most cases, this is the main issue. If you find it difficult to cut down on your expenses, securing a 2nd full time job could be the right push you need to move from being broke to making ends meet. Having a 2nd job could be a life saver for a lot of people especially young professionals who are under employed. Income from a 2nd job could be used to service your student loans, save up for retirement, increase your credit score etc. Two full time jobs offer you a kind of...

read more →

May 1st, 2018

The Ultimate Guide To Building A Successful Dental Career and Maintaining Full Time Jobs

Leading and thriving in a dental practice could be difficult. Yes, 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 nutty-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 careers. I guess there’s something they did differently which you would like to know right?
If your response is yes, then this blog post is for you. We have distilled and summarized their nuggets into actionable tips you can start implementing today that will eventually lead to your success.

What’s Your Unique Selling Point?

There are a million and one dental clinics out there. Why should I patronize yours? Your ability to answer this question with precision and clarity is a strong distinguishing factor between your practice and the o...

read more →

Jul 4th, 2017

Get Hired: 5 Tips You Need For General Dentist jobs

Getting hired begins with the candidates's will to put word out for a job search. This could be done by looking for jobs online, word of the mouth, watching out for press release etc. Perhaps you seek endodontist jobs, oral surgeon jobs or even pediatric dentist jobs and you’ve been invited for a one-on-one dental interview after application on the online job listing. You are thrilled and at the same time a jot of apprehension is creeping up your spine. This could be it --- an excellent start for your career. What do you do? How do you go about preparing to smash this interview after a herculean

read more →

Jul 4th, 2017

The Need to Connect Online: Associates, Principals and the Hiring Process

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2013 edition of Profitable Practice Magazine @
Copy this link to view the original article:
What is the first thing that comes to mind when considering the associate/principal hiring process? Overwhelmingly, I have found that the common answer to this question is frustration. Dentists are fortunate to have bucked the universal unemployment trend due to their specific training and demand – yet the hiring process has remained static, inconsistent, and inefficient, leading to frustration for both associates and principals.

Since the Internet reached mass adoption, hiring processes have been integrated into the ebb and flow of online environments. The Internet provides increased transparency and accountability, something every employee and employer should intrinsically desire.

It is only in relatively recent times that the Internet really began attracting a diverse mass audi...

read more →

Feb 18th, 2014