Is the Michigan Dental Assisting School at Bright Side Dental worth it?

Question by : Is the Michigan Dental Assisting School at Bright Side Dental worth it? It’s a 10 week program. The tuition is $ 3,500 due up front. I’m thinking about signing up for their application for their credit card so I can make monthly payments, but I doubt I’ll get approved. I have my bachelors degree in speech pathology but I only applied to one school for the masters program and I did not get in. I applied to dental assistant jobs that say they will train the right person, but unfortunately, I received no...

Lastest Journal Of American Dental Association News

American Dental Association President Makes Case to Congress for Indian … The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in … Read more on Virtual Press Office (press release)HealthWise: The week in numbers 69 percent: Americans who think all health plans in the United States should be required to include coverage for birth...

Are dental implants “nice to have” when you have lost back teeth, or “need to have”?

Question by John S.: Are dental implants “nice to have” when you have lost back teeth, or “need to have”? Patient is 80 years old with no front teeth missing. They are, however, missing 2 upper left molars, 3 upper right molars, and 2 lower right molars. They are not in pain and can chew adequately. But now a dentist specializing in cosmetic and implant dentistry has recommended expensive partial dentures to replace the missing upper 5 molars. In that the patient has no dental insurance and is fixed income, the...

5 things dental professionals need to know about oral cancer

5 things dental professionals need to know about oral cancer The Journal of the American Dental Association published their findings regarding the limitations of the clinical oral examination in detecting dysplastic oral lesions and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). “On the basis of the available literature … Read more on Dentistry IQTwo research pillars honoured with Hellmuth Prize Western professors Stewart Harris of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Charles Weijer of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities have...

You Nedd To Keep An Eye Out For Gingivitis

Keep An Eye Out For Gingivitis You have heard the word either from your dentist or perhaps a television commercial, but what exactly is gingivitis?  Simply put, gingivitis is an inflammation of your gums that occurs due to some sort of irritation.  Gingivitis is normally considered to be nondestructive but if left untreated can lead to other more severe problems.  It is possible for you to have gingivitis and not even know because many times the symptoms are extremely mild.  The most common cause of gingivitis is a failure to maintain a...