Why do we go to the dentist? We go either to detect problems before they grow into serious concerns or to take care of an issue that has already developed. Now, not everything is visible to the naked eye. A visual examination cannot tell dentists...

Prevention is better than cure, right? When it comes to dental health, the expression has never been more accurate, because fixing dental problems after they come up can be painful, frustrating, and costly. There are ways to protect your teeth from decay, like with pit...

Dental Care Professionals (DCPs) are dental hygienists, dental nurses, dental and orthodontic therapists, dental and clinical dental technicians. In the modern dental office, DCPs serve a vital function because their job is to interact with patients, take digital images, X-rays, and impressions. If you’re thinking...

The process of removing tartar and plaque from teeth is called scaling. It comes before teeth polishing, and it is an essential step in the teeth cleaning procedure. Dental hygienists know that it can be performed manually or with ultrasonic teeth cleaning. Handheld scraping instruments...

Dental Specialties Institute, Inc. has been providing quality education and hands-on experience to many successful dental professionals since 2000. During these years, we have noticed specific actions and characteristics among the best of them. And regardless of how long a dental professional has been practicing...

On the one hand, not receiving the primary dental care can be detrimental for one’s health because it’s needed to prevent and treat dental problems. On the other hand, many people have dental anxiety and are afraid of going to the dentist. Don’t get it...

Pursuing a tremendous dental career is great because there are many opportunities to grow professionally. As the demand for dental practitioners increases, there’s enough room for you to expand the specialization of your dental expertise. For dentists who are determined to make a step forward...

For working and making a career as a dental assistant, there are specific necessary skills and requirements that every dental assistant needs to master. Everything you learn during dental studies, training and practical placement will help you to work efficiently and effectively in the dental...

When our teeth and gums are healthy, we feel more confident. However, the tooth enamel gets stained or turns yellowish as we go about our daily drinking and eating habits. To clean the teeth and make them shiny again, RDAs perform coronal or tooth polishing. Due...

Dental Health Providers (CDA for California) provide the Infection Prevention and Control guidelines in which they draw out the standards and principles for proper, practical, and safe control measures and infection prevention. These standards get updated with new laws, so the learning and improving dental...