Why Dental Assisting?

Have you ever considered dental assisting for your career path? You may be wondering, why would I want to become a dental assistant? We can tell you a few reasons why! It’s a fast paced work environment so you’ll never get bored. You get to help people gain confidence and find solutions to their pain. There are always new services …

Happy Birthday MEC!

Morrison Education Center, formerly Morrison Dental Assistant School, is turning 2 years old in January! It’s truly amazing to see how the school has grown in only 2 years time. Morrison Education Center was founded by Dr. Robert F. Morrison. Dr. Morrison has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years and started Morrison Dental Group in Williamsburg, VA in 1992. …

Alumni Spotlight | Adriana Perez

Adriana graduated from both our Dental Office Administration program in the Spring of 2014 and the Dental Assisting program recently for the Fall 2014 term. She did a wonderful job with both programs so it was no surprise to us when she was hired by a Pediatric dental office even before she graduated the Dental Assisting program! We interviewed Adriana …

Sterilization and Infection Control

Ever wondered what happens once a patient leaves the room and has completed their treatment?  That’s when the sterilization process begins! Instruments are removed from the room and taken to be sterilized in an autoclave. An autoclave is a pressure chamber used to sterilize equipment and supplies by subjecting them to high pressure saturated steam at 121 °C for around 15–20 …