Is MEC Right for You?

You may be wondering, who exactly attends MEC? You may feel as though you’ve missed your chance, but the answer is simple, anyone can attend MEC! We have people from all walks of life that decide to take the next step to begin a new career in Dental Assisting. Our main demographics are students just out of high school, students …

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 …

Do you have what it takes to be a Dental Assistant?

MEC graduate, Whitney assisting Dr. Sánchez during her internship pictured above. When one goes to a new dentist for the first time, there are many factors that can make the difference between a positive and negative experience.  In fact, the assessment of the office begins long before that person ever sits in the dental chair. A new patient enters the …

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 …