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 …

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 …

Why Choose a Career in the Dental Field?

Choosing a career path is a challenging decision. If you want to improve your life in a personal or professional sense, or both, taking a hard look at who you are and where you want to be are fundamental to choosing a career that will make you love going to work! Morrison Education Center is here to help you choose …

A Day In The Life of a Dental Assistant

The dental assistant begins each day arriving at work before the office opens, to stock and prep everything for the day. Dental assistants must make sure that each room is prepared, and that charts, X-rays, and necessary procedural materials, such as bonding agents, are ready. At Morrison Dental Group, the whole staff gathers for a morning meeting before the patients …