Soft Skills Every Employer is Looking For | A Message from Career Services

Did you know that the vast majority of employers – 77 percent – believe that soft skills (less tangible skills associated with one’s personality, such as a positive attitude) are just as important as hard skills (skills that are learned to perform a specific job function and can be measured, such as operating a computer program)? AND that sixteen percent …

How Pregnancy Affects Your Oral Health

Did you know that it is common for women to  experience some changes in their oral health during pregnancy? The changes are mainly due to a surge in hormones – particularly an increase in estrogen and progesterone –- can exaggerate the way gum tissues react to plaque. If the plaque isn’t removed, it can cause a condition known as “pregnancy …

Flossing Your Teeth

As most of us are aware, flossing is an essential part of any oral health care routine, but too many of us forget this step in our oral hygiene routine. The American Dental Association recommends flossing at least once a day to achieve optimal oral health. Flossing helps to remove plaque from the areas between your teeth where our  toothbrush can’t reach. …

The Right Way to Brush Your Teeth

Did you know that proper brushing takes at least two minutes — that’s right, 120 seconds! Most adults do not even come close to brushing that long. To properly brush your teeth, use short, gentle strokes, paying extra attention to the gumline, hard-to-reach back teeth and areas around fillings, crowns or other restoration. Concentrate on thoroughly cleaning each section as …