Life Of A Dental Hygienist

Magnification optical aids such as dental loupes are not commonly introduced in dental hygiene school. This may be one of the main reasons why many dental hygienists experience posture problems, eyestrain, and musculoskeletal pains. Let me share with you how I became a hunchback dental hygienist and how I was able to restore my healthy posture. 

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The Ergonomic Role Of Dental Hygienist Loupes

Although dental loupes, in general, are all designed to enhance visual acuity and to promote better posture, not all types offer optimal ergonomic benefits. In order for hygienists to get rid of various musculoskeletal ailments like back pain, shoulder stress, and neck fatigue, they need to find, pick, and use the right type of ergonomic loupes.

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A Guide To Selecting The Right Dental Malpractice Insurance Company

Mistakes in dental practice are sometimes inevitable no matter how great you are at what you are doing. To protect yourself from being sued for dental malpractice, it is critical that you get a good dental malpractice insurance. Picking an insurance company with a strong policy can surely make a difference for your practice. Some of the things that you need to consider when choosing an insurance company are as follows:

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What Is The Best Paying Dental Specialty?

How much does a dental specialist earn in a year? What is the best paying dental specialty? When it comes to determining how much you can earn as a dental specialist, there are a lot of factors that you need to consider. Some of these important factors are location, specialty, demand, years of experience, volume of your patient, your busyness level, certification, appointment wait time, and skills

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Benefits Of Problem-Based Learning Curriculum Or PBL

Problem-based learning curriculum or PBL can be an effective way to learn dentistry, but it is absolutely not for everyone. Some students find it effective and enjoyable while others consider it as an expensive, boring and ineffective learning method. In fact, if you ask some dentistry students to say something about it, only a few of them will give you a positive feedback. Here are a few benefits of PBL and a few feedback from dental students. 

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Major Benefits Of Post-Graduate Dental Residency?

After graduating from dental school and after getting licensed, you will be given the opportunity to choose whether you will start your career as a dentist right away or gain more experience by completing either an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program (AEGD) or General Practice Residency (GPR) program. But why should you consider completing a post-graduate residency program? Check out some of the major benefits it can offer you. 

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