Dental Assistant vs Dental Hygienists

Dental Assistant vs Dental Hygienists — Do you ever wonder at your dental office, “Who is that person helping the dentist with all those crazy things he is asking for?” Or “What is the title of the person cleaning my teeth?”  Some people aren’t sure and often call us nurses.  Well, we aren’t nurses, we are hygienists and assistants that each have their own particular job duties at the dental office — which team are you on?!

Dental-Assistant-or-hygienistTeam Dental Hygienist?

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Dental Visits and Pregnancy

Dental-Visits-While-PregnantDental visits and pregnancy — what you should know.  It’s important to have good oral health in general, but it’s even more important to have dental visits while pregnant or even before you actually get pregnant.

If you are thinking about having a baby, try to get into your dentist for a check-up to make sure everything is ok or that treatment is done prior to getting pregnant.  Having a healthy mouth is not only great for avoiding any dental treatment, but it is also good for your overall health.

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