Dental care is as important as caring for any other aspect of your health, no matter what your age might be. In fact, even the very youngest of children should be taught how to properly care for their teeth from as early of an age as is possible. As soon as the first teeth erupt – which can sometimes be as early as only after a few months of life, though this will certainly vary from child to child – it is important to “brush” them, wiping them off using a warm washcloth and water. As the child enters toddlerhood, a small toothbrush and a fluoride free and safe to swallow toothpaste can be used, though it is hugely important to recognize that children should not be using toothpaste that has fluoride in it until they surpass their second birthday.
In addition to this, regular dental check ups should begin by the time that a child has reached this same second birthday, either with a pediatric dentist or even just at a local Continue Reading No Comments
The dental industry is great field to get into. Society is always going to need skilled dentists, hygienists and dental assistants to take care of us. If you’re wondering how to work your way into the industry but aren’t sure where to begin, we’ve got you covered!
First off, you’ll have to decide what level you want to get to. Do you want to work to become a dentist, or just want the training to be an assistant? There’s no shame in that! Different positions works better for different folks, so pick what’s best for you. Once you’ve decided that, you’ll be able to find out what move you need to make next.
If you plan on becoming a dentist, you have a whole lot of school ahead of you. First, you’ll need your bachelor’s degree, followed by an admissions test into dental school. In dental school, you’ll have another several years of work before you finish that, and then you’ll have to take national and state licensing exams. It’s quite the process, but it is worth rememb