Piercings and oral infections?

question Bandit : oral piercings and infections ? I’ve heard that oral piercings get infected easier than normal because their moth is dirty, but I’ve also seen that there are infected easily because his mouth is constantly producing new saliva. Which is it? They are also piercings WEB insurance language Best answer: Reply by dentalhyg If you think about it, the body will see the piercing as something outside-or something that should not be there. Firstly, the perforations can damage the oral periodontal tissue. Constant...

Dental Assistant Licensing Requirement

Dental Assistant Licensing Licensing Requirements for Dental Assistants vary by state. In some states you don’t even have to be licensed, only show that you have completed a Dental Assistant course of on the job training. If your particular state offers a licensing option, it is to your advantage to obtain licensing as you will have a better chance of being hired over those who aren’t licensed. In general, you can also expect to be paid more than those who are qualified, yet not licensed. There are not Federal Guidelines in regards to...

Dental Assistant Care

Dental Assistant Care The role of Dental Assistant involves being able to perform a variety of duties. It also requires being detail oriented, alert, and able to react calmly and quickly in emergency situations.   A Dental Assistant observes all dental procedures, assisting both Dentists and Dental Hygienists to perform quality procedures for all patients. While most dental procedures are routine and take place without incident, emergency situations do take place.   Eliminating short cuts for procedures and staying alert with the...

Complaints Against Dental Hygienists

Dental Assistants Most Dental Assistants work hard to ensure the best quality treatment available to all patients. However, there are those who don’t live up to the expectations of the patient. The patient has the right to address this issue with the dental facility. If they do not feel their complaint has been properly handled, they can then file a complaint with the State Dental Board.   State Dental Boards are responsible for regulating dental practices. They work hard to protect the public against improper behaviors by Dental...

Dental Assistant Career Colleges

Dental Assistant Colleges Now what you have decided to start looking into a career as a dental assistant you will want to consider your options for obtaining the education you need to go into your newly chosen field.   There are many options to consider when deciding to go into dental assisting as a career choice. Many city and state level colleges will offer programs to help you start as a dental assistant however one of the more popular methods for obtaining a dental assistant certification is through a vocational or career training...

Natural Toothache Remedies

Toothache Remedies   Not many people are aware of the fact that several herbs can be used in the relief of toothache pain. Natural herbs such as cloves, calendula, tarragon, and yarrow can be used to help relieve th pain until you can get to the dentist. For many years, different cultures have counted on herbs to help get the pain of a toothache control and get temporary relief.   Native Americans for example, used the inner bark found in the butternut tree to their gums to get relief from toothaches. The butternut tree is found in...